According to the Index of Most Visited Cities of the World by MasterCard, Thailand’s capital Bangkok has become the most preferred city, 4th in a row with 22.7 million foreign tourists in 2018. Antalya and Istanbul were on the top ten on the very same list.
The most visited places of the world were determined by this MasterCard research and although Antalya and Istanbul were on top ten, both were at the bottom two with least money spent in.
Thailand’s capital Bangkok has become the most preferred city, 4th in a row with 22.7 million foreign tourists in 2018.
The list contained of 200 cities with two cities of Turkey on it. Istanbul that took 9th in standing moved up to 8th, with 13.4 million visitors in 2018 where Antalya became the 10th with 12.4 million pax. As per this report, an increase of %8 is expected for both Antalya and Istanbul by the end of 2019.
MOST MONEY SPENT WHILE IN DUBAI
One of the most important fact in the report is that of the expenditure as per the regions visited where Dubai hits the top. Dubai, visited by 15.9 million, was spent 533 dollars on daily basis.
Least money spent in Antalya which is on 10th on the list that is 44 dollars daily followed by Istanbul with 106 dollars daily.
Here is the list of most visited cities:
1 – Bangkok, Thailand: 22.7 million
2 – Paris, France: 19.1 million
3 – London, England: 19 million
4 – Dubai, United Emirates: 15.9 million
5 – Singapore: 14.6 million
6 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 13.7 million
7 – New York, USA: 13.6 million
8 – Istanbul, Turkey: 13.4 million
9 – Tokyo, Japan: 12.9 million
10 – Antalya, Turkey: 12.4 million