New statistic data from the UNWTO and the European Commission reveal the performance of the EU tourism in 2013. The data released by the European Commission provides an interesting look at the individual countries that contribute to tourism in Europe and how they have performed over the last few years.
France, Italy and Spain were the most popular destinations within the EU-28, accounting for 568 million nights spent in tourist accommodation between them. The most popular, however, was Spain, representing 21,2 % of all tourist nights spent in the EU-28 in 2013. On the other hand, the least visited countries were Luxembourg, Latvia and Lithuania.
In terms of international travel receipts, Spain amassed $56 billion, France, $52 billion and Italy, $38.5 billion.
Read the full article from the World Travel and Tourism Council here.