Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, has topped the list of cheapest
global tourist destinations in 2012 summertime, according to the Trip
Index recently announced by the world’s largest travel website
The rating is based on the average
cost of one night’s accommodation for two at a four-star hotel,
inclusive of dinner and return taxi fares over a 3.2 kilometre route.
The other cities from Asia are Beijing in China,
which came second, closely followed by Bangkok in Thailand and
Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia .
Cities in Europe have once again come out as the most expensive destinations to visit.
The most expensive is London in the UK, followed by Oslo in
Norway, Zurich in Switzerland, Paris in France and Stockholm
The results were from a survey of 48 cities, which receive the largest number of international visitors
during the period from June 1 to August 31.-VNA