Receipts for travel items in current prices

(US dollars)

The United States of America is the top country by receipts for travel items in the world. As of 2020, receipts for travel items in the United States of America was 72,812 million US dollars that accounts for 14.41% of the world's receipts for travel items. The top 5 countries (others are France, Australia, Germany, and Italy) account for 34.27% of it. The world's total receipts for travel items was estimated at 505,383 million US dollars in 2020.

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What is receipts for travel items?

International tourism receipts for travel items are expenditures by international inbound visitors in the reporting economy. The goods and services are purchased by, or on behalf of, the traveler or provided, without a quid pro quo, for the traveler to use or give away. These receipts should include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Excluded is the international carriage of travelers, which is covered in passenger travel items. Data are in current U.S. dollars.