Rory Ramsden – Luxury French Property Finder & Buyer's Agent in south west France
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Tourism Registered New Growth Numbers in France Last Year

Investors that bank on the success of the French tourism industry will be happy to learn that in 2016, France ranked as the world’s top tourism destination. The country’s total number of foreign visitors increased to 83 million, surpassing Spain and the United States. Interestingly, the number of Asian visitors in particular rose. When Asian tourists were polled as to why they chose France as their vacation location, they said the well-known cuisine and high level of hotel services were the main factors. Tourism continues to be one of the greatest assets to the French economy. It represents about 7.4% of France’s Gross Domestic Product and creates approximately 2 million jobs each year.

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About the Author Rory

Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.

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