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Italy: international tourists´ arrivals 2016-2018, by macro area

Growth of international tourists´ arrivals in Italy from 2016 to 2018, by macro area

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 19, 2016
Italy: international tourists´ arrivals 2016-2018, by macro area Travel and tourism is one of the key industries in Italy, which in 2017 constituted roughly 13 percent of the country’s gross domestic product. It can be observed, that every year more and more foreign visitors come to Italy. In 2018 the highest growth in the international tourist arrivals was forecasted among individuals from outside Europe. As a matter of fact, the number of non-European tourists choosing Italy as their travel destination would increase of about 5.8 percent in 2018 in comparison with the figures from the previous year.
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Growth of international tourists´ arrivals in Italy from 2016 to 2018, by macro area

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