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France, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom may be among the world’s most frequented vacation hubs-with France taking the global crown with a staggering 86.9 million international tourist arrivals annually – but these already popular places can only stand to grow so much year over year.
This leaves such lesser known destinations as the Republic of Moldova to jump farther faster. According to new data from the UN World Tourism Organization, in 2017, for instance, French tourism grew by 5.1 percent; its landlocked competitor-nestled between Ukraine and Romania-saw a visitation spike of 19.6 percent when it welcomed 145,000 visitors last year.
“When you’re talking about these fast-growing destinations in Europe, there’s often a lack of name recognition, compared to more popular countries,” says Warren Chang, chief operating officer for bespoke travel outfitter Cox & Kings’ Americas division. “But so many of these places have robust histories and a really understated romantic feel-plus diversity of culture and beautiful nature…”
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