Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019
For the UK tourists, Romania is the fastest emerging destination with an average growth rate of 24% per year in the period 2007-2017, as per a recent analysis of British travel agency- On The Go Tours, quoted by local Profit.ro.
In the last decade, the total increase was of 638%, from 48,000 visitors in 2007 to 347,000 last year.
The growth reported for Romania is well on top of the one recorded by Lithuania, the second fastest-rising destination for UK tourists (+187%). Mexico occupies the third spot with a 145% increase in UK visitors, followed by Hungary (+70%) and United Arab Emirates (+64%).
The same scrutiny showed that 14 out of the 20 fastest emerging holiday destinations for UK visitors are European countries. Among them, Poland greeted around 57% more British tourists over the past decade, Portugal (up 50%), and Denmark (up 45%).
The travel agency utilized data from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) 2018 Tourism Highlights Report for this analysis.
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