Lviv for the first time entered the top-100 most attractive cities for tourists in the worldPhoto website

The most popular city, like last year, is Hong Kong

10.12.18 1102100

Lions in 2018 for the first time made the list of the most attractive cities for tourists according to British research company Euromonitor International.

It is noted that the company annually makes this rating on the basis of the number of visited tourist city. The ranking is available on the website of the company.

The most popular city, like last year, is Hong Kong, drawing nearly 30 million people. Bangkok (23.7 million) and London (20.7 million) are also still in the top three most visited cities in the world.

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According to statistics, this year, in Lviv was visited by 2 million 704 thousand tourists, which allowed him to take 80th place in and around tel Aviv, Frankfurt, Mexico city, Buenos Aires, Stockholm, nice and several other cities in the world.

“I am pleased that the lions were ranked as the most attractive tourist cities in the world. Now it is the only city of Ukraine, and I wish there were more. 10% of the money in the world spinning in tourism. Ukraine has a huge potential, but she does not reveal until the end. More than 10 years ago in Lviv, we identified tourism as a priority sector that can bring success to the city. And we will continue to move in this direction because for me the important jobs and quality promotion through beautiful lions people get to know Ukraine”, – said the mayor of Lviv Andriy Sadovy is in the comments

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Euromonitor International, a British research company, conducting research and analysis products and services. The ranking of the most popular cities is drawn up annually for 10 years based on data from 100 countries of the world. EI analysts take into account the data about the travelers who have been in particular city for more than 24 hours, regardless of the purpose of their visit.

Previously, the Focus wrote that 22 of the sights of the EU included in the list of World’s Greatest Places by the American magazine Time. Caught in his sights is not ranked, they are only distributed in three categories: “Visit” – there were included 8 European sites, “to Stop”, 11 hotels and cruise ships from Europe, and “Eat and drink” where are the 3 European restaurant.