Spain overtakes U.S. to become second-most visited country for tourists

Despite recent terrorist attacks and unrest in Catalonia, the United National World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has announced that Spain will overtake the U.S. as the second-most visited country for tourists.

“Overnight arrivals to the US fell by around four per cent during the first six months of 2017, compared with the previous year,” according to The Telegraph, which attributes the drop in U.S. tourism to a “Trump slump.” In Spain, around 82.2 million international tourists visited in 2017, up from 75.3 million in 2016.

France holds onto the title of the most-visited country in the world.

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