Paris has achieved the title of the ‘World’s Most Powerful’ City Destination for tourism, according to a recent index released by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). The tourism data from 2022 was examined by the non-profit travel industry group in the United Kingdom to analyse travellers spent most of their money on which destination.
The list of the World’s Most Powerful City destinations is based on these factors
The complete list of the most powerful cities for tourism is majorly based on factors like the investment of businesses, national and local governments in building the cities into popular tourist destinations, along with tickets to tourist spots, spending on hotels, and everything related to tourism that contributes to the GDP of the destination. Altogether, tourism and travel contributed close to USD 36 billion (SGD 47.5 billion approx) to the GDP of France in 2022.
Beijing is likely to surpass Paris in 2032
According to WTTC, Beijing, which is currently at second place on the list, will be surpassing Paris in the year 2032. At present, Beijing has a travel sector close to USD 33 billion (SGD 43.6 billion approx). It is further expected by the council that Paris could be acquiring the third rank over the next ten years. However, the city’s worth shall increase up to USD 49 billion (SGD 64.76 billion approx). Las Vegas acquired the 5th position in the list of top 10 cities while Ornaldo secured the 3rd position. Though Ornaldo is pretty famous for families taking a tour of the theme parks, Las Vegas is a global name renowned for being the epitome of the best nightlife. Alongside, New York, which acquired the 6th position, is majorly famous for art and food lovers among other things.
Paris: World’s most powerful city destination
Just like the rest of France, Paris is rightly famed for its world-class cuisine and architectural marvels. The city is home to over 2,000 monuments including Notre Dame and Eiffel Tower. With millions of tourists landing in the city of lights and love every year, it has always been one of the most visited destinations in the world, throughout the years.
Here’s a list of the rest of the cities that made it to the list of top 10 destinations
- Paris, France
- Beijing, China
- Orlando, Florida
- Shanghai, China
- Las Vegas, Nevada
- New York, New York
- Tokyo, Japan
- Mexico City, Mexico
- London, UK
- Guangzhou, China
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Answer: WTTC stands for World Travel and Tourism Council.
Answer: Paris is the world's most powerful city destination, according to a new index published by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
Answer: Paris is majorly famous for its world-class cuisines, architectural marvels, and eye-catching monuments, and for being the home to prominent luxurious brands including Balenciaga and Chanel.