Russia ranked 109th in world's safest countries ranking

Russia ranked 109th in world's safest countries ranking

The World Economic Forum experts published the Global Travel and Tourism Report, revealing the safest countries in the world for tourists.

Finland has been named the safest country in the world, the UAE and Iceland scored second and third place respectively in the ranking, which looks at the extent to which a country exposes tourists and business to security risks including violence and terrorism.

Oman took fourth place, followed closely by Hong Kong, Singapore and Norway in fifth, sixth and seventh place respectively. Switzerland scored eighth, Rwanda soared to ninth and Qatar rounded out the top ten.

Russia was ranked 109th in the rating.

The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report ranked 136 countries on factors and policies that influence the travel and tourism sector and contribute to a country’s development and competitiveness.

The least safe destination in the world was revealed to be Colombia, followed by war-torn Yemen and El Salvador. Egypt ranked 130th, followed by Venezuela in 131st, then Nigeria in 132nd and Pakistan 133th, the Daily Mail reported.