Countries to send most tourists

Top 5 Countries that Sent the Most Tourists to the US in 2013

Tourism in deed is a serious source of income for most countries. Some even call it a factory without chimneys since it generates enormous amounts of money every year. Travel and tourism in the US represents 2.6% of the country’s gross domestic product and generates employment for 7.5 million people. In terms of economic output, this sector can produce approximately $1.4 trillion every year.

But from where do tourists come to the US? In other words, who keeps this sector alive and beneficial? Let’s have a look at the top 5 countries that sent the most tourists to the US in 2013 to find out… The statistics are taken from the US Office of Travel and Tourism Industries.

5. Brazil

Countries that send the most tourists to usa

Rio, Brazil

The land of samba, soccer and beautiful people… In 2013, Brazil was the 5th country that sent the most tourists to the US with 2,06 million people. This number is 15% higher than 2012 data.

4. Japan

Countries that send the most tourists to usa

Maiko girls, Japan

Japan was the 4th country that provided a serious amount of tourism income to the US in 2013. Natural born travelers and photographers, the Japanese are quite fond of traveling the US, according to the statistics. However, the number of Japanese tourists who visited the US in 2013, 3,73 million, was only 1% higher than the last year.

3. United Kingdom

Countries that send the most tourists to usa

Buckingham Palace, London

The Brits were also quite attracted by the sights in the States in the year 2013, judging by the fact that 3,84 million of them visited the US in that year. The number, though, increased only by 2% in comparison with 2012 data.

2. Mexico

Countries that send the most tourists to usa

Cancun, Mexico

The neighboring Mexicans also chose USA for their travels and holidays, resulting in 14.34 million Mexican tourists in the States in 2013. USA is always a popular destination for Mexican travelers so 14.34 million tourists is only 1% higher than the year before.

1. Canada

Countries that send the most tourists to usa

A view from Quebec City, Canada

Canada, subject to a lot of jokes by Americans, takes no offense and sends the most tourists to the US almost every year. In 2013, according to the statistics, 23,39 Million Canadians visited the States for touristic reasons, 3% higher than 2012.

The tourism potential of USA is massive with over 46 million tourists from only 5 countries. In that respect, tourism deserves to be studied and improved in all aspects, be it for the income it generates or the employment opportunities it provides. An increased amount of hospitality managements will not hurt, apparently.

 

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