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Bangkok Beats Paris, London as Most-Visited City for Fourth Year

Tourists cross a street outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok.
Tourists cross a street outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok.

Photographer: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Bangkok was the world’s most-visited city in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year, ahead of Paris and London, according to a ranking compiled by Mastercard Inc.

Thailand’s capital hosted more than 22 million international overnight travelers, Mastercard’s latest Global Destination Cities Index shows. Paris and London followed in second and third with just over over 19 million each.