These are the countries most reliant on your tourism dollars
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These are the countries most reliant on your tourism dollars

Almost 1.5 million people went to the Maldives in 2018. For these vacationers, their visits were restful opportunities to lie on beaches and suck down fruity drinks. For the island nation’s 430,000 people, they had a far more critical function: contributing more than a third of the country’s GDP.The Maldives, located in the Indian Ocean, is the country most reliant on tourism. Around 20 others across the world derive more than 10% of their gross domestic product from tourism. Most are small, with a population well below a million people. The vast majority are in the developing world, where luxury resorts stand in stark relief to the reality of most locals.Troublingly, more than half are islands and archipela
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