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These Are 2017’s Fastest-Growing Travel Destinations

These Are 2017’s Fastest-Growing Travel Destinations

When it comes to travel, there are some destinations that will always hold a special place in our hearts, and there are those still waiting to be discovered.

A new report from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has revealed this year’s fast-growing travel destinations, and it’s a heartening mix of up-and-comers and recent favourites.

Somewhat surprisingly, the Palestine has is most popular among world travellers, recording a 57.8 per cent increase in international travellers in the first half of 2017. Egypt was close behind, taking a 51 per cent leap, while the Northern Mariana Islands rounds out the top three with a 37.3 per cent jump.

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Palestine

57.8 per cent

Image: Peter Mulligan / Flickr

Egypt

Egypt

51 per cent

Image: Roderick Eime / Flickr

Northern Mariana Islands

Mariana Islands

37.3 per cent

Image: Knexon Cho / Flickr

Iceland

Iceland

34.9 per cent

Image: Andres Nieto Porras / Flickr

Tunisia

Tunisia

32.5 per cent

Image: Renaud Torres / Flickr

Vietnam

Vietnam

31.2 per cent

Image: M M / Flickr

Uruguay

Uruguay

30.2 per cent

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Image: Marcelo Campi / Flickr

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

28.4 per cent

Image: Jakob Christensen / Flickr

Mongolia

Mongolia

28.3 per cent

Image: Rob Oo / Flickr

Israel

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25.1 per cent

Image: Edgardo W. Olivera / Flickr
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(Lead image: Andres Nieto Porras / Flickr)

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