Thursday, 30 May 2013

Accessible Bangkok beats London

Bangkok has narrowly beaten London as the world's top tourism destination in terms of visitor arrivals, according to the "MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index 2013". Paris, Singapore and New York fill the next three places.

In Asia, Bangkok is followed in the rankings by Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo.

The MasterCard study was conducted in 132 cities, with collated data from private and government sectors worldwide from last year through to the end of March this year.

It also collected data on travellers' spending from their arrival in a city destination, as well as cross-border expenditure. It was not based on MasterCard volume or transactional data.
Source: The Nation.

Wheelchair Thailand already roams around in Bangkok since 2006. He knows many accessible places to visit and wheelchair accessible accommodation to extend your holiday. Mainly in Hua Hin, but also in other parts of Thailand. And he has also information about wheelchair access of the public transport. For information read on here, Wheelchair Thailand Blog Spot, or visit the website of

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