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How Much Money International Tourists Spend ? Here're Countries with Largest Receipts
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How Much Money International Tourists Spend ? Here're Countries with Largest Receipts

When doing the ranking for world’s top international tourism destinations, it is preferable to take more than a single indicator into account. Recently report released by UNWTO, it ranked according to the two key tourism indicators; international tourist arrivals and international tourism receipts.

UNWTO reports on International Tourist Arrival for 2016 | Seasia
UNWTO reports on International Tourist Arrival for 2016 | Seasia

In defining international tourism receipts, the figure and rankings above wouldn't be the same.

This is because International tourism receipts are defined (by WTO) as the expenditure of international inbound visitors including their payments to national carriers for international transport. They also include any other payments or payments afterwards made for goods and services received in the destination country.

Based on the report, here are the top international tourism receipts ranking in Asia Pacific for 2016:

THAILAND: #1

US$49,871 MILLION

Source Image: Thailand Tourism
Source Image: Thailand Tourism

CHINA: #2

US$44,432 MILLION

Source Image: Inter Space Holidays
Source Image: Inter Space Holidays

HONG KONG: #3

US$32,860 MILLION

Source Image: Conceptual
Source Image: Conceptual

JAPAN: #4

US$30,678 MILLION

Japan tourists' spot, Mount Fuji | Pinterest
Japan tourists' spot, Mount Fuji | Pinterest

MACAU: #5

US$29,881 MILLION

Macau Historic Center
Macau Historic Center

INDIA: #6

US$22.427 MILLION

Source Image: Tikku's Travelthon
Source Image: Tikku's Travelthon

SINGAPORE: #7

US$18,386 MILLION

Source Image: Uniqueworld
Source Image: Uniqueworld

MALAYSIA: #8

US$18,074 MILLION

Source Image: Your IP Insider
Source Image: Your IP Insider

SOUTH KOREA: #9

US$17,210 MILLION

Banpo Bridge Rainbow Fountain in Seoul, South Korea, is the world's longest bridge fountain | Pinterest
Banpo Bridge Rainbow Fountain in Seoul, South Korea, is the world's longest bridge fountain | Pinterest

INDONESIA: #10

US$11,349 MILLION

Pura Besakih HinduTemple in Bali | Expedia India Travel Blog
Pura Besakih HinduTemple in Bali | Expedia India Travel Blog

Source : UNWTO

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