The 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index measures “the set of factors and policies that enable the sustainable development of the travel and tourism sector, which in turn, contributes to the development and competitiveness of a country”. It is issued by the World Economic Forum and ranked countries based on several pillars.

Lebanon ranked 96th worldwide, out of 136 countries. Here’s how it ranked in some of the key pillars:

– International Openness 100th
– Prioritization of Travel & Tourism 33rd
– ICT readiness 76th
– Human resources and labour market 120th
– Health and hygiene 47th
– Safety and Security 125th
– Business Environment 95th
– Price competitiveness 27th
– Environmental sustainability 110th
– Air transport infrastructure 81st
– Ground and port infrastructure 86th
– Tourist service infrastructure 64th
– Natural resources 128th
– Cultural resources and business travel 97th

You can read the full report [here].