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Top 5 countries leading the sustainable tourism sector

Travel and tourism are a key driver of global prosperity, accounting for roughly 10% of the world economy. The report predicts a positive outlook, with international tourism expected to reach pre-pandemic levels again in 2024.

Top Performers in Sustainable and Resilient Tourism

World Economic Forum's Travel and Tourism Development Index 2024 identifies these five countries as leading the world in growing sustainable and resilient tourism:

5. Australia

4. France

3. Japan

2. Spain

1. United States

The Global Tourism Landscape

While the future of tourism appears bright, challenges remain on the path to sustainable growth. These challenges include:

  • Labor shortages
  • Global inflation
  • Environmental disasters exacerbated by climate change

The World Economic Forum's Travel and Tourism Development Index 2024 serves as a valuable tool, charting trends and risks in global tourism.

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