The Countries Most Reliant on Tourism #infographic

The Countries Most Reliant on Tourism #infographic

Around the world, 40 countries depend on the travel and tourism industry for more than 15 per cent of their total employment. It's not surprising that island nations are many of the countries that suffer the most economic damage.

At the same time , data shows to what extent certain larger nations are relying on tourism. For example , New Zealand's travel and tourism sector generates 479,000 jobs while Cambodia 's tourism provides 2.4 million jobs.
The spillover effects are far-reaching on global employment, with the global travel and tourism industry stalls. It industry employs a total of 330 million workers worldwide, adding 10 per cent to global GDP per year, or $8.9 trillion.

Today's infographic uses data from the World Travel & Tourism Council and highlights countries that are most reliant on the travel and tourism sector for jobs — quantifying the size of the industry 's contribution to the health of the global economy.

The Countries Most Reliant on Tourism #infographic

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