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The World's Top Tourism Destinations

(international tourist arrivals)

The following table shows the top ten tourism destinations according to the number and percent of tourist arrivals in each country during 2012, and compared with 2011.

2012
rank
Country Arrivals (millions) Percent
change
2011/2012
Percent
change
2010/2011
2011 2012
1. France 81.6 83.0 1.8% 5.0%
2. United States 62.7 67.0 6.8 4.9
3. China 57.6 57.7 0.3 3.4
4. Spain 56.2 57.7 2.7 6.6
5. Italy 46.1 46.4 0.5 5.7
6. Turkey 34.7 35.7 3.0 10.5
7. Germany 28.4 30.4 7.3 5.5
8. United Kingdom 29.3 29.3 -0.1 3.6
9. Russian Federation 22.7 25.7 13.4 11.9
10. Malaysia 24.7 25.0 1.3 0.6
Source: World Tourism Organization Network (UNWTO). Web: UNWTO .

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