Mastercard has released its Global Destination Cities Index, which provides a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world.

Measured by the number of international overnight visitors, the study, now in its seventh year, predicts which countries will be the most visited in 2016.

From the Asia-Pacific region to Europe to the Middle East and Africa, here are the 20 cities set to see the most visitors this year:

20) Prague, Czech Republic - 5.81 million international visitors

19) Shanghai, China - 6.12 million international visitors

18) Vienna, Austria - 6.69 million international visitors

17) Osaka, Japan - 7.02 million international visitors

16) Rome, Italy - 7.12 million international visitors

15) Taipei, Taiwan - 7.5 million international visitors

14) Milan, Italy - 7.65 million international visitors

13) Amsterdam, Netherlands - 8 million international visitors

12) Barcelona, Spain - 8.20 million international visitors

11) Hong Kong, China - 8.37 million international visitors

10) Seoul, South Korea - 10.20 million international visitors

9) Tokyo, Japan - 11.70 million international visitors

8) Istanbul, Turkey - 11.95 million international visitors

7) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 12.02 million international visitors

6) Singapore - 12.11 million international visitors

5) New York City, USA - 12.75 million international visitors

4) Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15.27 million international visitors

3) Paris, France - 18.03 million international visitors

2) London, England - 19.88 million international visitors

1) Bangkok, Thailand - 21.47 million international visitors