Leading international tourist markets in Venice 2018-2019, by arrivals

Venice is a very popular destination among U.S. tourists. In 2018 and 2019, most international visitors arriving in La Serenissima – as the city is nicknamed – came from the U.S. In 2018, about 790 thousand U.S. tourists arrived in Venice. In 2019, the figure increased to 844 thousand arrivals. Moreover, many inbound visitors also came from the UK, and France. In 2019, roughly 387 thousand British tourists, and 357 thousand French travelers visited the capital of the region of Veneto. U.S., UK, and France also recorded the highest number of international overnight stays in Venice in 2019.

International tourism in Venice

International visitors play a fundamental role for the tourism industry in Venice. From 2011 to 2019, the number of international tourist arrivals in Venice increased remarkably. In 2019, more than 4.7 million inbound travelers visited the City of Canals. In the same year, the city recorded a total of 5.5 million tourist arrivals.

The tourism industry in Venice

As the tourist arrivals increased, so did the number of hotels, bars and restaurants in Venice. In 2019, the city recorded over 560 hotels and more than 800 catering facilities. The number of chain hotels in Venice also experienced an increasing trend between 2014 and 2019.

Leading international tourist markets in the Italian city of Venice in 2018 and 2019, by number of arrivals

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Release date

May 2020



Survey time period

2018 and 2019

Supplementary notes

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