Every year, MasterCard puts together its Global Destination Cities Index, which tracks airline ticket purchases, souvenir purchases, and other travel spending data to figure out which cities are the most popular with tourists. Here's how the 2016 list stacks up. Check out full list here: http://cntrvlr.co/B80nDwO
  1. 1. Bangkok, Thailand
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    Number of overnight visitors: 21.47 million
  2. 2. London, UK
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    Number of overnight visitors: 19.88 million
  3. 3. Paris, France
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    Number of overnight visitors: 18.03 million
  4. 4. Dubai, UAE
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    Number of overnight visitors: 15.27 million
  5. 5. New York City, USA
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    Number of overnight visitors: 12.75 million