According to the UNWTO (the World Tourism Organization) the number of international tourists in 2018 has risen sharply: 1.4 billion people were registered, an increase of 6% compared to the previous year.
In 2017, Mexico welcomed nearly 40 million foreign visitors. An increase of more than 70% compared to 2012. The region of Quintana Roo alone represented half of the tourism in Mexico.
For France in 2018, 90 million international visitors were registered. Tourism in France represents 7.1% of GDP and 158.9 billion of revenue for the French Government.