Germany is the eighth most visited country on this planet,[1][2] with a complete of 407.26 million overnights throughout 2012.[3] This quantity consists of 68.83 million nights by overseas guests, nearly all of overseas vacationers in 2009 coming from the Netherlands, the UK, and Switzerland (see desk). Moreover, greater than 30% of Germans spend their vacation in their very own nation. In line with Travel and Tourism Competitiveness ReportsGermany is ranked three out of 136 nations within the 2017 report, and is rated as one of many most secure journey locations worldwide.

In 2012, over 30.Four million worldwide vacationers arrived in Germany, bringing over US$38 billion in worldwide tourism receipts to the nation.[4] Home and worldwide journey and tourism mixed on to contribute over EUR43.2 billion to the German GDP. Together with oblique and induced impacts, the trade contributes 4.5% of German GDP and helps 2 million jobs (4.8% of complete employment).[5] The ITB Berlin is the world’s main tourism trade fair.[6]

In line with surveys, the highest three causes for vacationers to return to Germany, are the German culture, outside actions and countryside, and the German cities.