Malta’s government does the most to invest in and promote the travel and tourism sector, according to the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015.

The report’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index benchmarks 141 economies across 90 indicators to determine which countries are making the most of their travel and tourism industries to maximize economic development and competitiveness.

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Mauritius, Cyprus and Singapore are close behind Malta in second, third and fourth places respectively, with Iceland, Spain, Dominican Republic, Seychelles, Estonia and Barbados completing the top 10.

The data for this indicator is taken from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey.

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Author: Paul Muggeridge is Head of Content at Formative Content.

Image: Tourists walk towards Fungus Rock in Dwejra Bay, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi