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Top 10 fastest growing tourism cities in the world | Updated: 2017-12-13 06:57

New city tourism impact data show that the world’s top 10 fastest growing tourism cities are all in Asia, according to a report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), a global body looking at the contribution of travel and tourism to city economies and job creation.

The report City Travel and Tourism Impact 2017 covered 65 global cities, chosen for being among the top ranked for arrivals and spending by visitors. And 21 cities were selected in the Asia-Pacific region.

The result showed that Asian cities will lead the tourism growth in the next 10 years, with Chongqing at 14 percent growth rate each year taking the first place, followed by Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing, compared with the world average growth rate of 4 percent per year and Asia-Pacific’s 5.8 percent.

Here’s a look at the top 10 fastest growing tourism cities.

No 10 Jakarta
Growth rate: 10 percent

A woman poses for her friend on an old canon in front of the former Jakarta Governor's House in Jakarta on June 16, 2013. [Photo/VCG]
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