International visitor volume is anticipated to grow 6 percent to 8 percent annually between in the next five years. That would mean 89 million visitors by 2016, a 49 percent increase from 20101 — and an additional 29 million visitors.
All world regions are forecast to grow over the period, with the greatest coming from Asia and Oceania. Countries with the largest forecasted growth are China (232 percent), South Korea (200 percent), Brazil (150 percent), Russian Federation (139 percent) and India (94 percent).
Six countries are expected to account for three-fourths of the projected growth between 2010 through 2016 — Canada, Mexico, South Korea, China, Brazil and the United Kingdom. The expected growth from Canada would be larger than visitor volume from other country in 2016 except Mexico.