Bangkok is the 6th Most Popular in the List of Favorite International Destinations – TAT News

(PRWEB) January 22, 2013

Social site GoGo Bot designed specifically for people to share their travel experiences, has released their list of the most shared places in the world and Bangkok came in as the 6th most popular; no surprise as nearly 22 million tourists visited Thailand last year.

As reported by CNN Travel, the list is a popularity ranking of cities across the globe based on the quantity of stories, photographs, and virtual postcards – an app that allows travelers to document the sites they are visiting and post them to Facebook. Bangkok, which is no stranger to top-10 rankings in travel-related polls and surveys placed sixth, just behind #5 San Diego, USA and ahead of #7 Rome, Italy. Leading the way was Paris, France.

Bangkok entry indicates that over 459,000 people in the community have visited the city and features recaps of its hotels and vibrant restaurant scene, and countless images of famous temples and other landmarks, wet market and nightlife scenes, and river life on the Chao Phraya.

The rankings are derived from over 10 million travel documents from the 2 million+ users connected by the growing social travel platform, and other cities making the list include Barcelona, New York and Venice.

Heres a look at the top-10 most shared destinations:

1. Paris (France)

2. Las Vegas (USA)

3. San Francisco (USA)

4. Barcelona (Spain)

5. San Diego (USA)

6. Bangkok (Thailand)

7. Rome (Italy)

8. New York (USA)

9. Venice (Italy)

10. Marrakech (Morocco)

Contact information:

International Public Relations Division

Tourism Authority of Thailand

Tel: +66 (0) 2250 5500 ext. 4545-48

Fax: +66 (0) 2253 7419

E-mail: prdiv3(at)tat.or(dot)th


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