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Mastercard is out today with its annual Mastercard Destination Cities Index list and the top Canada Goose Jackets global destinations in terms of total travelers over the course of 2016 include Bangkok (19.41 million visitors,) London canada goose outlet nyc (19.06 million visitors,) Paris (15.45 million visitors) and Dubai (14.87 million visitors.)
In terms of cities where the tourists spent the most, Dubai came out on top, raking in $28.5 billion in tourist dollars last year. New York came in second, with $17.02 billion and London canada goose outlet came canada goose outlet online uk in third, with $16.09 billion in tourist income over the course of 2016.
The third aspect of Mastercard’s findings address goose outlet canada the “cities canada goose outlet canada of tomorrow,” which the credit card company foresees will be all over travelers’ itineraries in the years ahead. These cities include, Japan; Chengu, China; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and, Vietnam, uk canada goose outlet among others, all of which have experienced explosive increases in tourism over the years from 2009 to canada goose factory outlet 2016.
Mastercard’s Global 10 Top Destination Cities:
Bangkok 19.41 million visitors (in 2016)
London 19.06 million visitors
Paris https://www.ferienhaus-starnberger-see.de 15.45 million visitors
Dubai 14.87 million visitors
Singapore 13.11 million visitors
New York 12.70 million visitors
Seoul canada goose store 12.39 million visitors
Kuala Lumpur 11.28 million canada goose outlet in usa visitors
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Istanbul 9.16 million visitors
“I cheap Canada Goose think maybe what this is telling us is that the places that used to be exotic are not anymore,” said Pavia Rosati, founder of digital travel canada goose outlet jackets magazine Fathom. “It’s no longer considered a crazy trip to go to Thailand,” she added, speaking of Bangkok’s place at the top of the list.
“We want our trips to be as meaningful canada goose canada goose uk black friday outlet parka as possible and in canada goose factory sale some cases, that might mean going a little bit further afield to an unexpected place,” Rosati told Moneyish. “Bangkok is a really big hub, it’s easy to get there, they have a fantastic airport and it’s a terrific gateway to the rest of Asia. It’s a major gateway to go to Bhutan, for instance.”
The same can be said of other cities on the list like London and Paris, both key waypoints to access the rest of Europe and Dubai, which is a hub for travelers visiting Canada Goose sale the Middle East. “These are places that are seeing a ton of traffic and are cities that have invested a ton in their airline industries canada goose black friday sale in the last several years,” Rosati added. “This [research] is also the cumulative effect of these governments saying we are going to invest in the infrastructure to make getting there [easy].”
As far as canada goose outlet the cities that will likely be attracting more visitors in the coming years, destinations like, China, have long been regarded as leaders in growth and innovation. Previous research by the US based canada goose outlet shop Milken Institute pegged the city as China’s best economic hub, beating out economic powerhouse Shanghai and political capital Beijing.
And Abu Dhabi is another glittering example. In 2008, the Los Angeles Times reported that it intended to invest $100 billion in growth and development over the course of five years and had the greatest sovereign wealth of any city on earth. What’s more, the city plays host to a range of cultural and educational landmarks, like the French Louvre Museum’s outpost in the Middle canada goose outlet new york city East and a New York University satellite campus where students can pursue four year degrees.