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Do you ever wonder where everyone is traveling? What countries have the most booming tourism industry?

Mastercard released its annual Global Destination Cities Index that measures travel to and within 162 cities throughout the world.

Visitor volume and spending are used to forecast the growth in visits to all of these cities around the globe.

Scroll through this list in descending order and you’ll discover the most visited cities in 2018 based on the projected number of international visitors.

20. Bali, Indonesia — 8.43 million international visitors.

19. Osaka, Japan — 8.78 million international visitors.

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18. Barcelona, Spain — 9.06 million international visitors.

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17. Hong Kong — 9.11 million international visitors.

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16. Milan, Italy — 9.19 million international visitors.

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15. Palma de Mallorca, Spain — 9.3 million international visitors.

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14. Pattaya, Thailand — 9.56 million international visitors.

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13. Mecca, Saudi Arabia — 9.73 million international visitors.

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12. Phuket, Thailand — 10.08 million international visitors.

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11. Seoul, South Korea — 10.13 million international visitors.

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10. Antalya, Turkey — 11.27 million international visitors.

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9. Tokyo, Japan — 12.12 million international visitors.

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8. Istanbul, Turkey — 12.8 million international visitors.

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7. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 13.53 million international visitors.

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6. New York City, USA — 13.67 million international visitors.

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5. Singapore — 14.47 million international visitors.

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4. Dubai, UAE — 16.66 million international visitors.

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3. Paris, France — 17.95 million international visitors.

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2. London, UK — 20.42 million international visitors.

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1. Bangkok, Thailand — 21.98 million international visitors.

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Are any of these destinations on your travel list?


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