Alex O'Brien

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Tue, 12 May, 2015

Top 10 tourist-friendly countries

Top 10 tourist-friendly countries

The biannual World Economic Forum The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015 is out and the top 10 tourist-friendly destinations are in.

Australia came in as the seventh friendliest country for tourists in the world and Spain took out the top spot for its “outstanding attractions”. The country recorded approximately 60.6 million arrivals in 2013; a figure that reflected the surge in foreign tourists from China, Brazil and Mexico, the reports stated.

Australia – home to the largest number of World Heritage natural sites – was noted for natural attractions, including the Great Barrier Reef and Kangaroo, along with it leisure and entertainment, air transport infrastructure. 

TOP 10 TOURIST-FRIENDLY COUNTRIES 

1. Spain

2. France

3. Germany

4. USA

5. UK

6. Switzerland

7. Australia

8. Italy 

9. Japan

10. Canada