News Ticker

Bangkok Ranked Asia’s Most Popular City Yet Again

Eurasia News Online

XoMoX - Consulting and Development Original article posted by XoMoX

Thailand - Bangkok -Suvarnabhumi_01

THERE really is no place like Bangkok. It has been ranked the most popular city in the Asia region once gain in terms of foreign visitors, seeing almost double the number of its closest competitors, Singapore and Tokyo and definitely better than shallow, materialistic money loving Shanghai… also aptly known as the Whore of the Orient.

Thailand’s dominance of the Asia Pacific tourism industry was on stark display in MasterCard’s inaugural Asia Pacific Destinations Index, which was released yesterday.

Sitting at the top of the list, Bangkok received 21.9 million foreign visitors in 2015, followed far behind by Singapore and Tokyo – both at 11.8 million.

Kuala Lumpur came in fourth at 11.3 million visitors.

What’s remarkable is other Thai destinations also sat on the Top 20 list, outpacing the number of foreign arrivals in brand name metropolises. Phuket took 5th place with 9.3 million…

View original post 186 more words

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: