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Travel and Tourism Competitiveness index: India ranked 34th; check top 10

India's ranking improved from 40th to 34th, the greatest improvement over 2017 among the top 25 per cent of all countries ranked in the report

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

#34 India

#34 India
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India has moved up six places to rank 34th on world travel and competitiveness index, driven by rich natural and cultural resources and strong price competitiveness.

#10 Switzerland

#10 Switzerland
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Swiss flag on the top of Mannlichen (Jungfrau region, Bern, Switzerland)

 

#9 Canada

#9 Canada
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An outside view of St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle

 

#8 Italy

#8 Italy
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People wearing Santa Claus costumes sail along Venice's Grand Canal aboard traditional Venetians boats, Italy

 

#7 Australia

#7 Australia
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Sydney Opera House

 

#6 United Kingdom

#6 United Kingdom
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Double-decker bus on the streets of London

 

#5 United States

#5 United States
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A couple takes a photo of ice, formed on the American Falls in Niagara Falls, New York, due to subzero temperatures

 

#4 Japan

#4 Japan
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People look at cherry blossoms in almost full bloom in Tokyo, Japan

Japan remains Asia's most competitive travel and economy, ranking 4th globally, while China is by far the largest travel and economy in Asia-Pacific and 13th most competitive globally (up two spots).

#3 Germany

#3 Germany
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The new headquarters (R) of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured in Frankfurt, Germany

 

#2 France

#2 France
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People cool off next to the fountains at Louvre Museum in Paris, France

 

#1 Spain

#1 Spain
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Calle de Alcalá, Street in Madrid, Spain

Spain held on to the top spot in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) latest Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report (TTCR), which ranked 140 countries on their relative strengths in global tourism and travel.


First Published: Thu, September 05 2019. 12:59 IST
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