World Scientist and University Rankings 2023

World Scientist and University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index analyzes academic studies from 115 countries, 985 universities/institutions, and 1.931 scientists by using numerous criteria to present results to be used for the evaluation of productivity and efficiency by individuals and institutions. In addition to sorting by the “total H-index” you can find here, you can examine several rankings and analyses by the "last 6 years H-index", "total i10 index", "last 6 years' i10 index", "total number of citations", and “last 6 years’ citations”. Please read the methodology section for “Limitations and Possible Reasons Why a Scientist Is Not on This List”. Click for individual or institutional registration.

AD Scientific Index - World Scientist Rankings - 2023 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University / Institution Country Region World Name Country University / Institution Subject Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total
2 4 39 1337
New Zealand University of Canterbury University of Canterbury Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | geography | sustainability | regional development | global environmental change |

146 99 0.678 642 482 0.751 95213 42420 0.446
30 5192 5641 10711
United States Texas A&M University Texas A&M University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | recreation | sport | parks | pricing |

87 44 0.506 235 136 0.579 52161 14520 0.278
7 453 5674 10760
Canada University of Guelph University of Guelph Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism statistics | tourism economics | culinary tourism | destination competitiveness |

87 53 0.609 331 183 0.553 40408 16267 0.403
26 5893 6420 12194
United States University of Massachusetts Amherst University of Massachusetts Amherst Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | motivation | satisfaction | quality of life research in tourism |

84 63 0.750 199 149 0.749 40851 18767 0.459
2 31 606 13439
New Zealand University of Waikato University of Waikato Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism |

82 53 0.646 274 178 0.650 30797 10953 0.356
25 6706 7311 13959
United States Purdue University Purdue University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Hospitality Finance | Service Management | Tourism | Hospitality | Consumer Behavior |

81 62 0.765 210 192 0.914 32790 18055 0.551
19 644 7683 14655
Canada University of Waterloo University of Waterloo Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | Climate | Global Change | Geography |

80 59 0.738 196 153 0.781 28907 17563 0.608
102 7892 8611 16591
United States University of Southern California University of Southern California Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | persuasion | social media | technology adoption | intelligent systems |

77 63 0.818 211 165 0.782 36103 21719 0.602
76 758 808 16778
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism |

77 59 0.766 169 145 0.858 25694 12114 0.471
14 835 892 18156
Australia James Cook University James Cook University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | tourist behaviour | visitor evaluation | tourist attractions | tourism and communities |

75 51 0.680 237 173 0.730 27752 10273 0.370

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28 178 1684 18418
Hong Kong Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong Polytechnic University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | tourism economics | forecasting | Economics |

75 58 0.773 168 148 0.881 22154 11704 0.528
3 50 70 18553
South Africa University of Johannesburg University of Johannesburg Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism and Development | Local Economic Development | Small Enterprise Development |

75 46 0.613 428 228 0.533 20531 8282 0.403
1 99 6563 19815
Austria MODUL University MODUL University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | information technology | destination marketing | tourism design | experience design |

73 51 0.699 203 119 0.586 29330 11532 0.393
1 905 6962 20959
Germany Deutscher Wetterdienst Deutscher Wetterdienst Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Biometeorologie | Klimafolgenforschung | Stadtklimatologie | Tourismusklimatologie | Klima und Gesundheit |

72 53 0.736 306 231 0.755 24035 12470 0.519
82 10638 11673 23016
United States Arizona State University Arizona State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | geopolitics | borders | pilgrimage | cultural heritage |

70 49 0.700 172 145 0.843 22225 10097 0.454
15 11553 12697 25125
United States University of Central Florida University of Central Florida Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Hospitality Management | Tourism Management |

68 45 0.662 143 105 0.734 24473 8419 0.344
6 215 2375 25218
South Korea Kyung Hee University Kyung Hee University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | CVM | Forecasting | Casino | CSR |

68 56 0.824 168 161 0.958 22252 12337 0.554
39 13099 14435 28901
United States Florida State University Florida State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Hospitality management |

65 56 0.862 129 112 0.868 22238 12826 0.577
3 2994 11274 33208
United Kingdom University of Central Lancashire University of Central Lancashire Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism |

62 45 0.726 112 89 0.795 21053 9865 0.469
52 1616 1742 33347
Australia Queensland University of Technology Queensland University of Technology Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | sustainable tourism | ecotourism |

62 42 0.677 143 111 0.776 18410 6606 0.359
2 185 11724 34418
Norway University of Agder University of Agder Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

IS-Marketing | Sustainability | Tourism-Hospitality | Digitalisation | Innovation/Small firms |

62 59 0.952 149 145 0.973 11907 11312 0.950
160 1717 1857 35453
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism |

61 49 0.803 124 108 0.871 14863 9652 0.649
45 326 3575 35482
Hong Kong Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong Polytechnic University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Hotel and Tourism Management |

61 42 0.689 126 102 0.810 14741 7318 0.496
2 171 12598 37005
Greece University of Piraeus University of Piraeus Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism information technology internet social media hospitality service management wine tourism |

60 44 0.733 169 130 0.769 16034 10003 0.624
147 16925 18747 38711
United States Texas A&M University Texas A&M University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Loyalty | value | satisfaction | quality | cruise |

59 48 0.814 96 89 0.927 18207 8117 0.446
44 1941 2099 39162
Australia Griffith University Griffith University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Sustainable Tourism | Tourism | Climate Change | Environment |

59 49 0.831 144 118 0.819 14464 7644 0.528
3 116 13799 40477
Türkiye Dokuz Eylül University Dokuz Eylül University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

consumer behavior | marketing | health sciences | tourism |

58 48 0.828 129 125 0.969 21005 11802 0.562
198 2128 2306 43004
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Visitor Research | Environmental Learning & Interpretation | Eco-Wildlife Tourism | Environmental Education. |

57 41 0.719 119 84 0.706 14598 6181 0.423
215 19451 21612 45266
United States University of Florida University of Florida Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourist behavior | sport tourism | leisure | life course/span | gender |

56 43 0.768 93 80 0.860 14096 6748 0.479
126 19634 21819 45734
United States Purdue University Purdue University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism and hospitality management |

56 47 0.839 123 110 0.894 12226 7155 0.585
45 191 2471 45842
New Zealand University of Otago University of Otago Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism management | sport and tourism | sustainable tourism |

56 43 0.768 130 100 0.769 11928 6047 0.507
67 19736 21930 46051
United States Colorado State University Colorado State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | recreation | leisure |

56 29 0.518 95 55 0.579 11356 3153 0.278
30 4146 16208 47308
United Kingdom University of Surrey University of Surrey Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | marketing | gender | wellbeing |

55 39 0.709 95 78 0.821 15815 5956 0.377
4 2415 2619 48189
Australia Central Queensland University Central Queensland University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Natural area tourism | crisis management | transport | heritage |

55 36 0.655 147 101 0.687 11603 5008 0.432
229 21023 23391 49533
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Outdoor Recreation Behavior | Outdoor Recreation Management | Human Dimensions of Natural Resources |

54 32 0.593 164 86 0.524 18774 6075 0.324
8 2493 2705 49993
Australia University of the Sunshine Coast University of the Sunshine Coast Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | destination management | tourism marketing | experience design | cognitive psychology |

54 46 0.852 171 130 0.760 13625 8526 0.626
19 560 5722 51804
South Korea Hanyang University Hanyang University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Human Resource Management | Convention | Casino | Cruise |

54 47 0.870 109 106 0.972 8568 6681 0.780
925 22009 24497 52151
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Planning theory | urban redevelopment | tourism |

53 32 0.604 118 52 0.441 19837 5616 0.283
2 4532 18023 52463
United Kingdom Leeds Beckett University (Leeds Metropolitan University) Leeds Beckett University (Leeds Metropolitan University) Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | Gender | Equality | Tourism Management | Wales |

53 37 0.698 88 71 0.807 14701 5463 0.372
66 2665 2896 53245
Australia Griffith University Griffith University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Alpine Ecology | Recreation Ecology | Sustainable Tourism | Climate Change |

53 40 0.755 136 104 0.765 11230 6520 0.581

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196 22992 25611 54792
United States Arizona State University Arizona State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

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52 36 0.692 76 57 0.750 24634 8583 0.348
1 166 19847 57407
Türkiye İstanbul Gelişim University İstanbul Gelişim University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Energy and environmental economics | Tourism economics and Agricultural commodity markety dynamics |

52 52 1.000 124 124 1.000 8307 8285 0.997
2 6 6567 58202
Kuwait Gulf University for Science & Technology Gulf University for Science & Technology Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | marketing |

51 37 0.725 81 70 0.864 13869 6505 0.469
217 24273 27079 58290
United States Texas A&M University Texas A&M University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Sustainability | tourism | heritage tourism | tourism planning | qualitative research |

51 36 0.706 85 68 0.800 13175 5603 0.425
79 515 6682 58974
Hong Kong Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong Polytechnic University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | Hospitality |

51 41 0.804 191 136 0.712 10665 5615 0.526
65 2984 3247 59228
Australia University of Technology Sydney University of Technology Sydney Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Social Inclusion | Sustainability | Disability Studies | Sport Events Tourism Volunteers |

51 42 0.824 116 89 0.767 10172 6060 0.596
277 25167 28097 60889
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

recreation | parks | leisure and tourism | time use | health |

50 27 0.540 90 49 0.544 18126 4310 0.238
217 25317 28268 61232
United States Arizona State University Arizona State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

consumer behavior | marketing communications | resident support |

50 33 0.660 83 60 0.723 13374 5640 0.422
50 5292 21251 61313
United Kingdom University of Surrey University of Surrey Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | education | epistemology |

50 36 0.720 78 58 0.744 12879 4956 0.385
80 25888 28927 62857
United States Temple University Temple University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism marketing | tourist psychology |

50 43 0.860 91 72 0.791 8866 5469 0.617
72 26457 29576 64432
United States University of South Carolina University of South Carolina Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism |

49 36 0.735 84 71 0.845 13632 6534 0.479
89 576 7536 65519
Hong Kong Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong Polytechnic University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | Events | Hospitality | Recreation |

49 40 0.816 167 122 0.731 9669 5201 0.538
202 3400 3719 67760
Australia Australian National University Australian National University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

memory studies | museum studies | heritage tourism | heritage studies | politics of affect |

48 36 0.750 99 72 0.727 15586 8395 0.539
54 27628 30914 67828
United States University of Central Florida University of Central Florida Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | Destination Marketing & Management |

48 35 0.729 101 76 0.752 14641 5883 0.402
57 27709 31003 67989
United States University of Central Florida University of Central Florida Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Hospitality management | tourism management | destination marketing | online community | technology management |

48 38 0.792 68 58 0.853 12918 5547 0.429

January 1, 2022 Total 716.979 scientist, 212 country, 14.130 university... January 6, 2023 Total 1.264.669 scientist, 216 country, 19.528 university

2 27730 31026 68044
United States College of Charleston College of Charleston Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Consumer behavior | Advertising effectiveness | Market |

48 32 0.667 78 52 0.667 12541 5516 0.440
1 663 7910 68174
India Uttarakhand Open University Uttarakhand Open University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Travel and Tourism |

48 34 0.708 298 171 0.574 11790 6487 0.550
1 27800 31106 68224
United States University of Wisconsin Stout University of Wisconsin Stout Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism |

48 30 0.625 108 63 0.583 11603 3921 0.338
246 27855 31168 68370
United States Texas A&M University Texas A&M University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Race and ethnicity | Human dimensions of wildlife | Leisure constraints | Recreation specialization |

48 34 0.708 91 70 0.769 10978 3843 0.350
23 829 8014 68920
South Korea Kyung Hee University Kyung Hee University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

smart tourism |

48 42 0.875 100 86 0.860 9587 7661 0.799
38 376 24052 69058
Finland University of Oulu University of Oulu Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | Sustainable tourism | Local development | Climate change adaptation | Resilience |

48 38 0.792 148 107 0.723 9353 5162 0.552
157 1150 26819 76456
Sweden Lund University Lund University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

destination management | tourism education | regenerative tourism | tourism policy | tourism by design |

46 32 0.696 97 77 0.794 9417 4507 0.479
149 31242 35058 78802
United States University of Georgia University of Georgia Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

sustainable tourism | cultural heritage tourism | community | tourism impacts | emotional solidarity |

46 44 0.957 97 93 0.959 6430 5416 0.842
18 3821 28142 80073
Italy Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Milano Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Milano Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism | eTourism | e-Tourism | Complex networks | Network science |

45 36 0.800 117 91 0.778 10525 6389 0.607
34 33084 37153 84247
United States Northern Arizona University Northern Arizona University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism Studies | Urban Planning | Regional Geography of E & SE Asia |

44 33 0.750 110 63 0.573 11636 5682 0.488
27 4221 4647 84336
Australia Edith Cowan University Edith Cowan University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | geotourism | geoparks | ecotourism | cruise ship tourism |

44 33 0.750 104 65 0.625 11072 4934 0.446
66 7048 29828 84500
United Kingdom University of Surrey University of Surrey Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Information Systems | HCI | Tourism Management |

44 41 0.932 81 73 0.901 10384 8357 0.805
79 33214 37309 84581
United States Indiana University System Indiana University System Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism. hospitality | sustainability | Arctic study |

44 34 0.773 75 62 0.827 10106 4691 0.464
93 34203 38457 87814
United States University of South Carolina University of South Carolina Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism crisis management |

44 33 0.750 87 77 0.885 5931 3605 0.608
64 4423 4881 88426
Australia Flinders University Flinders University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Operations | operations management | Operations strategy | Strategic Operations |

43 26 0.605 118 59 0.500 28623 9480 0.331
70 7461 31900 90132
United Kingdom University of Surrey University of Surrey Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | mobilities | transport |

43 40 0.930 64 61 0.953 8033 5744 0.715
1 23 32347 91277
Bulgaria Varna University of Management Varna University of Management Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

robonomics | automation | revenue management | tourism | Star Wars |

43 39 0.907 96 82 0.854 6848 5472 0.799
107 35709 40185 92242
United States Temple University Temple University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism analytics | Hospitality analytics | Tourism | Hospitality |

43 38 0.884 90 82 0.911 6124 4984 0.814
558 35797 40287 92609
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

energy economics & policy | renewable energy sources | social impacts of smart grids | frontier technologies |

43 39 0.907 137 122 0.891 5853 4697 0.802
409 36082 40601 93538
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

national parks | tourism | destination marketing | data analytics | hospitality |

42 35 0.833 77 58 0.753 17914 8173 0.456
189 36279 40810 93952
United States Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Hospitality and Tourism Management |

42 29 0.690 70 43 0.614 11153 3661 0.328
170 4530 40825 93980
Canada University of Waterloo University of Waterloo Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | ecotourism | park management | nature-based tourism | environmental planning |

42 27 0.643 100 58 0.580 10950 3128 0.286
107 2523 33510 94401
Spain Universitat de València Universitat de València Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism marketing | Destination Marketing | Digital Marketing |

42 32 0.762 72 44 0.611 9158 4117 0.450
178 4598 41426 95413
Canada University of Waterloo University of Waterloo Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | conservation | mountain environments |

42 28 0.667 69 60 0.870 7448 3397 0.456
403 4795 5301 96305
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism |

42 34 0.810 98 78 0.796 6676 4300 0.644
2 675 35155 98671
Greece International Helenic University International Helenic University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism Marketing | Destination Management | e-Marketing | Hospitality Management | Culture & Heritage Tourism |

42 30 0.714 82 71 0.866 4554 2509 0.551
208 37812 42576 98938
United States Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

travel behavior | information technology | social media analytics | e-Tourism | tourism analytics |

41 35 0.854 75 61 0.813 16130 10784 0.669
80 8156 35489 99650
United Kingdom University of Surrey University of Surrey Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | forecasting | economics |

41 36 0.878 66 59 0.894 9289 5259 0.566
81 8195 35631 100054
United Kingdom University of Surrey University of Surrey Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Indicators | Tourism Management | Sustainable Tourism | Business Ethics |

41 36 0.878 62 52 0.839 8268 4077 0.493
68 1534 36402 102208
Sweden Umea University Umea University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism geographies | tourism | geography | second homes | Arctic |

41 28 0.683 88 73 0.830 6136 2518 0.410
178 2885 37593 105369
Spain Universidad Complutense de Madrid Universidad Complutense de Madrid Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

transport geography | urban mobility | accessibility | tourism geography | GIS |

40 32 0.800 84 57 0.679 9071 4546 0.501
64 567 5863 106253
New Zealand Victoria University of Wellington Victoria University of Wellington Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Sunderland | Foresight | Scenario Planning | Tourism | Futures Studies |

40 28 0.700 98 68 0.694 7281 3810 0.523
477 40356 45437 106458
United States University of Florida University of Florida Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Sport event image | sport event tourism | mega event legacies | event impacts | destination image |

40 37 0.925 67 62 0.925 7061 4672 0.662
13 8701 38043 106617
United Kingdom Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester Metropolitan University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Augmented Reality | Virtual Reality | XR | Metaverse | Tourism |

40 37 0.925 74 67 0.905 6908 6278 0.909
233 41820 47116 111247
United States Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism development |

39 34 0.872 51 46 0.902 9242 4616 0.499

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13 9033 39778 111347
United Kingdom University of Brighton University of Brighton Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

human geography | tourism and leisure | nature |

39 28 0.718 72 50 0.694 8834 5207 0.589
470 5575 6193 111847
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | technology | design | experiences | learning |

39 31 0.795 73 59 0.808 7696 4709 0.612
1 9135 40197 112546
United Kingdom Canterbury Christ Church University Canterbury Christ Church University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Policy & Politics for Public Health | Physical Activity | Physical Education | Sport | Tourism & the Olympic and Paralympic Games |

39 26 0.667 74 50 0.676 6809 2707 0.398
142 42506 47880 113192
United States Florida State University Florida State University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality Management | Sustainability | Destination Marketing |

39 31 0.795 72 57 0.792 6281 3919 0.624
18 3174 40799 114075
Spain Universidad de Jaén Universidad de Jaén Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | tourism economics | sustainable tourism | tourism policy | destination management |

39 32 0.821 109 84 0.771 5707 3523 0.617
153 941 15326 116068
Hong Kong Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong Polytechnic University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Hotel and Tourism Management |

39 30 0.769 70 56 0.800 4645 2630 0.566
43 43284 48797 116217
United States Florida Atlantic University Florida Atlantic University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

turtle | anatomy | ecology | conservation biology | development |

39 23 0.590 63 46 0.730 4532 1677 0.370
27 650 6507 118125
New Zealand Auckland University of Technology Auckland University of Technology Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Critical Tourism Studies | Hospitality | Disability | Social Justice |

38 30 0.789 79 58 0.734 7575 3075 0.406
7 3535 42361 118424
France École des Hautes Études en sciences sociales EHESS (Université PSL) École des Hautes Études en sciences sociales EHESS (Université PSL) Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Bali | Religion | Culture | Identity | Tourism |

38 19 0.500 68 29 0.426 7121 1535 0.216
74 44672 50368 120096
United States Clemson University Clemson University Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism |

38 29 0.763 62 51 0.823 5709 2756 0.483