Mapping the future of global travel and tourism
Within the past five years, global tourism has reached new heights. International tourists now account for more than 1 billion travel arrivals and $1 trillion in spending abroad. Over the next 10 years, the growth in travel spending is broadly expected to outpace the global economy.
Visa provides detailed travel and tourism forecasts to 2025 for 50 of the largest source markets in global travel today. Projections are derived from travel patterns of Visa-branded cardholders across the globe, combined with household and travel forecasts from Oxford Economics. See below to explore key travel trends.
Our economic consulting and thought leadership teams are world leaders in quantitative economic analysis and original, evidence-based research, working with clients around the globe and across sectors to build models, forecast markets, run extensive surveys, and evaluate interventions using state-of-the art techniques. Lead consultants on this project were: