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Analysis: Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia lead hopes for Asian tourism

Spare a thought for retailers, food and beverage operators, and hotels in tourist destinations throughout Asia. They mostly had an horrific year in 2021, on top of a shocker in 2020. Things can only get better in 2022. Right? Data from the Mastercard Global Cities Index shows that, as of 2019, the top 10 cities in Asia for international tourist visits were, in order: Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Seoul, Osaka, Phuket, Pattaya, Bali, and Hong Kong.  I estimated at the beginning of