Tourism by World Region
In 2013, international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) grew by 5% in 2013, reaching a record 1087 million arrivals worldwide, up from 1035 million in 2012, when the 1 billion mark was exceeded for the first time ever.
Slightly over half of all travellers arrived at their destination by air (53%) in 2013, while the remainder travelled by surface transport (47%) - whether by road (40%), rail (2%) or over water (5%).
| Southern/Mediterranean |
|Asia and the Pacific||22.8|