Indonesia has joined Malaysia to share the top spot on the Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2019. Singapore retained its premier position as the top Muslim-friendly non-OIC destination for Muslim travelers. In 2018, there were an estimated 140 million Muslim visitors worldwide – up from 131 million in 2017 – representing 10 percent of …
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Shanghai, 11 September 2018 – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at a launch event held today by Ctrip Finance and Mastercard, marking a new round of partnership between the two industry leaders. The MoU will see the two parties collaborate to enable partners throughout the whole value chain and accelerate the sustainable development of …
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Asia dominates both the global top 10 destination cities and top 10 fastest growing destination cities To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/2cN2AZL to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #GDCI16 BANGKOK – September 22, 2016 – Bangkok is the top-ranked destination city by international overnight visitor arrivals, according to the sixth annual Mastercard …
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What comes to your mind when you think of the city Bangkok? Muay Thai? Food paradise? Great shopping? Or maybe all of the above. Unsurprisingly, with all it has to offer, Bangkok is projected to be the second most visited city in the world this year, according to MasterCard’s latest Global Destination Cities Index. In …
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According to the World Tourism Organization, Asia Pacific is the fastest-growing tourism region in the world with the strongest growth (+6%), of an additional 14 million visitors in 2013. Southeast Asia was the best-performing sub-region, with a 10% increase over 2013.  In fact, in 2013, MasterCard’s Global Destination Cities Index forecast Bangkok to be the …
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