Tuesday, 21 May 2024 21:49

El Salvador climbs three points in the World Economic Forum's Tourism Ranking

Written by Denis Muñoz
El Salvador climbs three points in the World Economic Forum's Tourism Ranking Courtesy

In the Travel & Tourism Development Index 2024 report, prepared by the World Economic Forum, El Salvador ranks 97th in terms of global tourism with a score of 3.43, being the American country that advanced the most positions in 2024, as it was at 101st in the 2019 report.

The index examines the travel and tourism sector in 119 countries, considering a variety of factors and policies. These include the optimal environment, travel, and tourism-related policies such as pricing conditions, openness and priority given to the sector, available infrastructure and services, tourism resources both cultural, natural and non-leisure, and sustainability.

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In these aspects, El Salvador stands out particularly for demand and sustainability in which it achieved a score of 4.7, followed by tourism policies with a score of 4.56 and security, with a score of 4.47.

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The country's lowest scores were for cultural resources with a score of 1.17, natural resources with 1.7 and tourism infrastructure with 1.74 points.

In this ranking, the United States is in first place, followed by Spain, Japan and France, at the end of the list are countries such as Cierra Leone, Cameroon, and Mali.

 

 

Translated by: A.M