Bangkok Tops The World’s 10 Most Visited Cities –

1_bangkok_136164370Quick: what’s the world’s most visited city? London? New York? Try Bangkok.

The Thai capital tops this year’s Global Destination Cities Index just published by MasterCard, the first Asian city to do so. It had 15.98 million international visitors who spent at least one night. London, last year’s No. 1, was a close second with 15.96 international visitors. Other Asian and Middle Eastern cities are also leading the trend in air travel growth. Meanwhile only two cities in the Americas made the top 20.

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