Travel & Tourism - The Top Spenders (by nationality)

Posted: October 5th, 2009 under Useful Tips and Gadgets.
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Tourists who embark on vacations know that they are going to be spending their money. There are some who constantly look for bargains and the most travel tips, while others care a little less about the financial aspects.

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Germans and Americans are the two of the biggest spenders according to the World Tourism Organization. Tourists opting for vacation rentals in the destinations of their choice often find the experience rewarding and the money well-spent. Here is a list of the top 10 biggest spenders by nationality, as provided by the World Tourism Organization. It should not come as a surprise that Americans are among the top 5; the number “$76.2 billion” does seem pretty high.

1. Germany: $ 83.1 billion (in 2007)

2. United States:$ 76.2 billion (in 2007)

3. United Kingdom: $71.4 billion (in 2007)

4. France:$ 36.7 billion (in 2007)

5. China: $ 29.8 billion (in 2007) (in 2007)

6. Italy: $27.3 billion  (in 2007)  (in 2007)

7. Japan: $26.5 billion  (in 2007)

8. Canada: $24.8 billion (in 2007)

9. Russia: $22.3 billion (in 2007)

10. South Korea: $22  billion (in 2007)

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