GURU EDITOR'S NOTE
We're just hitting the halfway mark of 2013, but Bangkok has already managed to win the award for being the world's top tourist spot for this year! Well, that's according to the recently released Global Destination Cities Index by MasterCard, who estimates that 15.98 million visitors will descend upon the Thai capital, beating out other hotspots like London, Paris, Singapore and New York.
While this will undoubtedly give tourists pleasure when numerous friends "like" their lame "Going to Bang-kok! Haha, get it?! Bang-kok!" Facebook status update, here's what MasterCard's projection means for the city:
Average amount spent by each visitor to Bangkok: B4,100.
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