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The world's most unfriendly countries: Conde Nast Traveller survey
  • Mongolia ranked 131st out of 140 countries in a tourism report by the World Economic Forum. It received a score 5.49 out of 7 for its friendliness towards visitors.
  • It may be home to a laidback beach life in the summer but Bulgaria could be a little more relaxed towards tourists after scoring just 5.47 out of 7 for its friendliness and ranked 132 out of 140 countries.
  • In 133rd place is Slovakia. The Eastern European received a score of 5.47 out of 7 for its attitude towards foreign visitors.
  • Pakistan was named one of the world's most unfriendly countries, receiving a score of 5.27 out of 7 for welcoming visitors in the World Economic Forum report and coming in at 134 out of 140.
  • According to the World Economic Forum, Iran is one of the least tourist-friendly countries in the world. It ranked 135th and received a score of 5.2 out of 7 for friendliness towards visitors.
  • Latvia's locals were given a score of 5.2 out of 7 for friendliness towards tourists. When the World Economic Forum report was published, Economy Minister Daniels Pavluts defended the country saying residents are not the unfriendliest but are more self-critical about their attitude about tourists.
  • In 137th place is Kuwait, receiving a score of 5.18 out of 7 for its attitude towards visitors.
  • Russia is the third most unwelcoming country in the world for tourists, receiving a score of 4.98 out of 7 for its friendliness. According to the World Economic Forum report, "safety and security are also of serious concern, with a high level of crime and violence and a lack of trust in the police to provide protection from crime."
  • Venezuela may have the highest waterfalls on Earth, but it was far from topping the list of friendliness towards foreigners. The South American country received a score of 4.52 out of 7 for welcoming tourists. Only one country scored worse...
  • The South American country came last in the report of 140 countries and received a score of just 4.09 out of 7 for its attitude towards visitors. On the up side, Bolivia came 8th in price competitiveness for travel and tourism due to its cheap hotel accommodation costs!