10 tourist places that are getting extremely popular (03 June 2018)
Northern Mariana Islands.
Over the past year, in this Pacific area that to the United States, there was a 37% increase in tourism industry. The tropical archipelago, located to the northeast of Guam, is known for its casinos and beaches with beautiful palm trees.
Tunisia is recovering after the terrorist attack happened in 2015. Last year, the country experienced a 33% increase in the number of tourists. Guests of Tunisia are attracted by resorts, beaches and a rich, ancient history of the state.
According to UNWTO, over the last year the country was visited by 3 million people - 30 percent more than it was the previous year. In the capital of Montevideo and on the beaches of Punta del Este you can often meet celebrities such as famous actors, musicians and others.
An estimated 1.5 million people visited Nicaragua in 2016, which is 28 percent more than in the same period last year. This is an inexpensive place in Central America, which is much less crowded than the neighboring country, Costa Rica.
Tourism industry in Mongolia increased by 28 percent last year. Tourists are attracted by the lonely resorts of Mongolia and the unexpected growth of night entertainment in the capital, Ulan Bator.
Last year over 2.9 million tourists visited Israel, which is 25 percent more than in the previous year. The most popular entertainments in the country is the rest at the Dead Sea, visiting historical places such as the Wailing Wall, and the nightlife of Tel Aviv.
Despite the fact that one of the most popular tourist attractions in Malta, the cliff of Azure Window, collapsed into the sea earlier this year, the number of visitors still increased by 23 percent. Malta has become a popular place partly because of the Hollywood movies shot there such as Gladiator, Captain Phillips and even The Da Vinci Code.
Another fast-growing tourist industry in the South American country is Chile as it was visited by 20 percent more tourists in the last year. A variety of landscapes and picturesque environment make Chile a great place to have a good outdoor rest.
Over the past year, the number of tourists in Cyprus has increased by 18%. They are attracted by beaches surrounded by emerald coastal waters and an abundance of ancient island artifacts.
Throughout its long history (over 3000 years), Armenia has suffered various conflicts. However, now, when it is more or less stable, there has been an 18% increase in tourism the last year. Since it was the first Christian country in the world, many of the most popular tourist attractions are monasteries built more than a thousand years ago.