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WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE TRAVELERS HEADING?

It's not just to Paris and London. By year's end, the cities below will each have a sizable jump in visitor numbers since 2009, according to MasterCard's forecast of flight plans.

CHENGDU, CHINA 285%

RIYADH 219.4%

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA 122.9%

MUMBAI 113.3%

NANJING, CHINA 97.1%

Progress Report

The Global Smokeout

A comprehensive antismoking law took effect in Russia on June 1 to encourage that country's smokers to kick the habit. But will it work? Here's how such efforts played out in four other countries.

IRELAND

In 2004, it became the first country to...

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