London becomes world’s most popular tourist destination, beats Bangkok and Paris

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Jul 162014
 
London becomes world’s most popular tourist destination, beats Bangkok and Paris

London has topped Bangkok and Paris as the world’s most popular destination, and is expected to host 18.7 million international visitors this year, according a report released. The projected figure of 18.7 million global visitors in 2014 is 300,000 more visitors than the 2013 top destination city Bangkok, says the report Mastercard Global Cities Index. Bangkok was the second most popular city with 16.4 million visitors predicted for 2014 while Paris was placed third. London mayor Boris Johnson said: “With nearly nineteen million visitors this […]

Goa becomes the best tourist hotspot this summer

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Jun 132014
 
Goa becomes the best tourist hotspot this summer

Late summers and monsoons are usually the lean seasons for Goa, when you get cheap flight tickets and attractive hotel deals but still prefer the hills over the hot and humid beaches. This time, however, Goa is attracting a huge number of tourists. Hotels are reporting 75-90% occupancies, as well as up to 15% increase in room rates compared with a year earlier. A return trip from Delhi costs Rs 20,000 and from Mumbai, Rs 8,000-Rs 10,000 – a notch higher than it usually is. […]