Overall around 100,000 international tourists visit Spain each year, the majority arriving from other Western European countries. Behind the United Kingdom, France and Germany make up the leading three inbound markets for tourism in Spain. The only non-European country to feature in the top ten of the ranking is the United States, with around 2 million U.S tourists visiting in 2016.
Tourism in Spain
Spain ranks as one of the leading countries for international tourist arrivals worldwide, demonstrating its importance as a global travel destination. The travel and tourism industry in Spain has a significant impact on the Spanish economy, both in terms of contribution to GDP and contribution to employment. International tourist expenditure in Spain amounted to 58.9 billion euros in 2016 and this figure is expected to continue increasing in the next ten years.