These are the most popular destinations of 2017. Take a look at how many you have visited, or start planning your next trip for 2018, it’s never too late to go!
Asia is fashionable, or at least that reflects the ranking of the most visited destinations in the world prepared by Euromonitor International.
Each year the firm analyzes the market to determine which have been the 100 most popular destinations in the last year. Only international tourists who stay in the city between 24 hours and 12 months, for leisure or business reasons, are included in the ranking. Domestic or passing tourism is excluded.
Are you one of the many tourists that have visited these cities in the last year? But you already know what destinations to keep in mind when planning your next trip, they are worth it!
We have given you a clue, you know that Asia is fashionable but … are you able to guess which is the first destination on the list?
The 10 most visited destinations in the world in 2017
10.Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur combines stunning skyscrapers and ancient temples that you can find strolling through the city’s Chinatown. Kuala Lumpur has attracted 12.8 million tourists in 2017.
Some call it the Chinese Silicon Valley. Of course, not only is it famous for business, it also has impressive shopping centers and amusement parks worth visiting. This year attracted 13 million travelers.
8.New York, USA
It seems that skyscrapers are fashionable, and New York never ceases to be. This year 13.1 million people traveled to New York to enjoy the city itself and its artistic offer with museums such as the MOMA.
The city of love is also among the 10 most visited destinations in 2017. It is one of the few European destinations in the top 10 but has managed to attract 14.3 million tourists in 2017.
6.Dubai, United Arab Emirates
16 million people visited the tallest building in the world and the famous artificial island in Dubai in 2017.
This special administrative region of China has been christened “Las Vegas de China” as it is full of casinos and shopping centers. This year it has attracted 16.3 million tourists.
You can admire its skyscrapers or see the city from the heights while you take a dip in a swimming pool, but you will also find streets full of restaurants at a good price, you will even find a food stand awarded with a Michelin star. 17.6 million people traveled to Singapore last year.
The Brexit has not scared off tourists, in fact quite the opposite. London was the third most visited city in 2017, with 19.8 million tourists.
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Floating markets, gastronomic delights, and a lively nightlife attracted 23.3 million visits to Bangkok in 2017.
Hong Kong, the other special administrative region of China. The most visited destination in the world in 2017. This impressive city attracted 25.7 million tourists, a trip worth doing.