Did you ever wonder what the most popular destination on the planet is? According to MasterCard’s 2015 Global Destination Cities Index, it’s London – and has been for five out of the past seven years. Running in close second and edging out London in 2012 and 2013 is Bangkok.
The index uses data going back to 2009 to chart how 132 of “the most important cities in the world are connected through air travel” – how many international visitors arrive at each of these 132 cities from the other cities; and how much these visitors spend during their visit. Have a look at the list of the 20 most visited destinations of 2015 with the expected number international visitors.