Taipei ranked 10th most popular destination in Asia-Pacific

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/05/08
By: Tsai Yi-chu and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, May 8 (CNA) Taipei was ranked the tenth most visited destination in the Asia Pacific by international travelers, with 7.4 million international overnight arrivals last year, according to the results of the 2017 MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index released recently.

The second MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index, an offshoot of Mastercard’s annual Global Destination Cities Index, ranked 171 destinations, including island resorts as well as towns and cities across the region, in terms of the total number of international overnight arrivals; cross-border spending and total number of nights spent in each destination.

The 171 destinations are drawn from 22 countries across the Asia Pacific and represent 90 percent of all international overnight arrivals within the region.

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