In the rest of the countries you can get away with it if you indulge in private. In most of Africa, Cannabis remains illegal although it’s mostly socially accepted. Austria is the world’s most tourist-friendly country, with high scores across the board. You may be surprised but what kind of US citizen you are can make a significant difference to how you are treated. Latin America’s 10 most tourism-friendly destinations. The "friendly" ranking was just one aspect of the report, analyzing each country's competitiveness in travel and tourism. Sydney provides an ‘American’ feel while still offering incredibly unique experiences. In South America, you can roll a joint in peace if you’re in Peru, Colombia or Argentina. LGBT friendly Argentina. From the wild outback to fascinating wildlife, Sydney is known for its spectacular beauty and famous landscapes. Tiffany Misrahi Vice-President of Policy, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) The World Economic Forum COVID Action Platform. Canada takes up about two-fifths of the North American continent, making it the second-largest country in the world after Russia. Interestingly, despite Canada’s reputation for being friendly it only clocks in at number 14 on the list. From store clerks to custom agents, hotel reception, servers and strangers, niceness abounds. Buenos Aires is Argentina’s gay capital. Although an LGBT friendly country, ... Argentina had the most positive attitudes of all Latin American countries in Pew Research Center’s 2013 Global Attitudes Survey, with 74% of those surveyed saying homosexuality should be accepted. Moreover, the other countries on the list tend to be a rather diverse mix, although skewing to slightly to Latin America. Cannabis-friendly countries in the rest of the world. These Latin American countries are in the best position to capitalize on that Image: REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia 06 Apr 2017. Most Popular. For a start there are US citizens and US citizens. While Canada is a vast country with a diverse, varied landscape, one thing you’ll find true no matter which province you’re in is that people are extremely kind and polite – “friendly and nice” defines the nation’s character. Australia is also one of the top ten most tourist friendly countries in the world so Americans don’t have to worry about feeling unwelcomed. The tourism industry is booming. Also interesting to note that Oman is in the top 15 when nearby Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are ranked at the bottom. Learn more. Weed is legal in Australia – so there’s that.