What a week that was: Trophies and dollars

October 5, 2016 by  
Filed under Travel Logs, TRAVEL TALK

BANGKOK, 5 October 2016: When Mastercard confirmed Bangkok as the world’s leading tourist destination, who was surprised?

It outshone London by close to 2 million visits clocking up 21.47 million tourist arrivals. But does last week’s revelation tell the whole story of Thailand’s journey to tourism success? Probably not.

Achieving the number one spot was simple arithmetic courtesy of the Immigration Bureau’s head count at the city’s two international airport. Read more