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Emerging markets rank as top tourism spenders, even as visa policies construct destination choice

Thursday, November 14, 2013

While Western nations are afforded with the luxury of greater visa-free travel, emerging markets with high visa-restrictions are driving a greater share of tourism spending. China is a prime example, as the No. 1 global tourism spender, with among the lowest ranks of freedom in visa-free travel.