Curious to know what the world’s top tourist destination is (France) or find out what the 10 ten honeymoon destinations were in 2007? InfoPlease, the noisy and ad-heavy collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs has a page dedicated to a number of interesting travel statistics.
There is some interesting data for travel enthusiasts, information geeks, and travel bloggers, for example:
- The Top 25 Nationalities of Foreign Travelers To The US in 2007
- Average Number of Annual Vacation Hours Per Country
- The World’s Top Tourism Earners
InfoPlease’s travel statistics are a good resource to research your next trip and impress others at parties. FlightStats is another way to use statistics determine the likelihood that a flight, route, or airline will be delayed.
For those of you scared of flying, although the statistics are in your favor, you don’t have to rely on them to ease your anxiety.
[photo by: mac steve]