Johannesburg ranked most visited city in Africa

South Africa’s most-populated city, Johannesburg, has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa in 2016 followed by Cape Town, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index released on Tuesday.

The Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index showed that Johannesburg welcomed 4,57 million international overnight visitors in 2016, a 24% increase on the previous year’s 3,69 million visitors.

Cape Town rose from third place in 2015 to become the second most popular African destination city in 2016 with 1,52 million visitors.

Nigeria’s Lagos 1,04 million visitors, Morocco’s Casablanca (961 694) and Egypt’s Cairo (820 959)…
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Johannesburg ranked most visited city in Africa