International tourism receipts in destinations around the world grew by 3.6 percent year-over-year in 2015 to total $1.4 trillion, in line with the 4.4 per increase in international arrivals (1.2 billion), according to the UNWTO. International spending receipts in the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East all grew by four percent year on year while in Europe they grew by three percent and in Africa by two percent. The US, China, Spain and France continue to be the top destinations in international tourism receipts and arrivals. Spending by Chinese travellers increased 25 percent year on year in 2015 as total outbound travellers increased by 10 percent to 128 million. Find out more.