The influx, chiefly accounted for by mainland Chinese visitors, kept Hong Kong at the forefront of Euromonitor's annual Top 100 City Destinations survey for the fifth year in succession. London, which last crowned the list in 2009, pulled in a mere 17.38 million, just ahead of Singapore at 17.09 million.
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(CNN) — Still one of the world's most vibrant cities despite astronomical living costs, it's no surprise London is the world's second most visited destination. So what's the first? The emphatic answer, says market researcher Euromonitor International, is Hong Kong. Attracting an impressive 27.77 ...
Euromonitor International is pleased to release its annual Top City Destinations Ranking, covering 100 of the world’s leading cities in terms of international tourist arrivals. Arrivals continued to grow in global urban centres in 2014, illustrating the continued economic importance of tourism to the world’s cities.
The list features the 20 "fastest-growing destination cities" over the seven-year period of 2009 to 2016. Asian cities took up just over half the list — 11 spots — while four Middle Eastern cities made it into the ranking. Keep scrolling to see the hottest places in the world right now.