A temporary escape from daily grind for entertainment is the good idea for spending leisure time. Craze of traveling around the world for exploring history, cultures, nature and architectural works is increasing day by day. Tourism has now become a major source of refreshment which brings foreign exchange earning into destination countries, provides employment to the citizens and promotes social interaction throughout the world. It has effects on the living standard, educational, social, cultural and economic sectors of a most visited countries. Improvements in technology has made it much quicker and easier than before as a results 30% of the world’s trade of services is accounted for it. It is considered an effective tool for earning foreign reserves for which many countries are trying to foster tourism to achieve favorable balance of payment. According to the World Tourism Organization report, top 10 countries earning most from tourism in the world for the year 2013 are listed below.
Top Ten Countries Earning Most from Tourists/Tourism
|Rank||Country||International Tourism Receipts