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Inbound Tourism Spending Habits in the Top 10 Expenditure Markets, 2021 Update

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  • 26 Pages
  • August 2021
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5415221
The publisher's Expenditure Markets In Focus report provides in-depth analysis of the top 10 inbound spending markets globally. Here, detailed commentary and analysis is provided for inbound spending in the US, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Mexico, The UAE, Austria, Thailand, and Turkey.

Key Highlights

  • Even with the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, the US topped the list as the nation with the highest inbound tourism spend in 2020.
  • The global international tourism market is expected to recover in 2024 or 2025, according to the publisher estimates. Out of the ten top markets (by inbound tourism expenditure) in 2020, seven are expected to maintain their positions over the coming five years.
  • France and Austria are among the countries that performed better during the pandemic in terms of inbound international tourism spending. Both the countries experienced a lesser decline compared to other countries.


  • The report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights for the top 10 inbound spending markets globally. Historic and forecast tourist volumes covering the top 10 global inbound tourism markets are combined with a detailed analysis of tourist spending patterns in these markets. Insight on key trends and issues in these markets is then given.

Reasons to Buy

  • Understand how the top 10 markets are expected to grow using historic and forecast market data
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics within the industry to identify key market trends, growth opportunities
  • Direct promotional efforts on the most promising markets by identifying the key source countries.

Table of Contents

  • Snapshot
  • Top 10 Expenditure Markets in Focus
  • US: Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • France : Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • Italy : Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • Germany : Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • Spain : Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • Mexico : Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • The UAE : Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • Austria : Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • Thailand : Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • Turkey : Inbound Tourism Spending Habits
  • Outlook
  • Appendix
  • References
  • Terminology and definitions
  • About the Publisher

List of Figures
Figure 1: Top 10 highest inbound tourism expenditure in 2020 (US$bn)
Figure 2 : Inbound tourism expenditure (US$bn), 2020
Figure 3: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in the US (US$bn)
Figure 4: Trips from Italy to the US (thousand)
Figure 5: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in France (US$bn)
Figure 6: Trips from China to France (thousand)
Figure 7: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in Italy (US$bn)
Figure 8: Trips from Germany to Italy (thousand)
Figure 9: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in Germany (US$bn)
Figure 10: Trips from Scandinavian countries to Germany (thousand)
Figure 11: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in Spain (US$bn)
Figure 12: Trips from the US to Spain (thousand)
Figure 13: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in Mexico (US$bn)
Figure 14: Trips from the US and Canada to Mexico (thousand)
Figure 15: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in the UAE (US$bn)
Figure 16: Inbound trips in the UAE (thousand)
Figure 17: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in Austria (US$bn)
Figure 18: Trips from the China to Austria (thousand)
Figure 19: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in Thailand (US$bn)
Figure 20: Trips from the China to Thailand (thousand)
Figure 21: Inbound Tourism Expenditure in Turkey (US$bn)
Figure 22 : Inbound trips in Turkey (thousand)
Figure 23: Top 10 inbound expenditure markets, 2020 vs. 2025 (US$bn)