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Other destinations included on the list are Cusco (Peru), Djerba (Tunisia) Riviera Maya (Mexico) Other destinations included on the list are Cusco (Peru), Djerba (Tunisia) Riviera Maya (Mexico)

Mastercard Unveils Top Cities Where People Go to Play

Mastercard released Global Destination Cities Index: Play, a study looking at the international destinations with the highest concentration of visitors travelling for relaxation and leisure.

International travel continues to grow at an incredible rate, transforming local economies and enabling people to broaden their horizons.

Building on nearly a decade of international travel trends insight, the study shows that special cities around the world are building a brand of fun, relaxation and enjoyment for like-minded travellers.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic leads the list of top 10 cities where more than 90 percent of overnight visitor travel in 2017 was for purposes beyond business, such as vacation or family visits. The list includes several lesser-known destinations that cater to eco-tourists, history buffs, beach goers and adventure seekers.