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The Five Richest Cities in the World That You Are Likely to Visit in Your Career

The Five Richest Cities in the World That You Are Likely to Visit in Your Career
August 25
16:45 2014

In the course of your career, you are likely to visit a number of cities when you travel for business, and this week, Bravofly reveals the five you are bound to travel to at some point.

Money Attracts Money, Which Will Attract Your Company

We are a truly international world. In the modern era, business doesn’t start and stop at the borders of your company’s home nation. More often than ever, businesses of every type are expanding their profit margins by going global, which means that you are likely to visit thriving metropolises across the planet, throughout the length of your career.

One principle does remain true though, even in modern finance. Money attracts money. Therefore, it stands to reason that the larger a city’s GDP, the more opportunities it will yield for your company to maximise their profit potential. The more likely you will be, then, to visit.

Bravofly Has Found That These Are the Five Richest Cities in the World…

So which are the five richest cities on earth; the ones you are most likely to visit? And what should you do when you get there? Based on GDP as calculated in 2013, Bravofly has found that these are the five richest cities in the world:

1)      Tokyo, Japan: With a GDP of $1,520 billion and a population of over 13 million, Tokyo is currently the richest city in the world as of 2013. You will visit. Attractions you have to see include Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Disneyland, the Tokyo Imperial Palace and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

 

2)      New York City, USA: Yes, we were surprised NYC wasn’t the richest city in the world as well. However, with a GDP of $1,210 billion as of 2013, and a population of over 8 million, it is still the second richest city in the world, and as the centre of US commerce, you will visit at some point. NYC’s top attractions you can’t miss include Broadway, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building etc.

 

3)      Los Angeles, USA: This one doesn’t surprise us at all, as if NYC is undoubtedly the richest city in the US, LA had to be second. With a GDP of $789.7 billion as of 2013, and a population of over 3.7 million, there are endless business opportunities in the US’ largest western metropolis. Don’t miss the chance to visit the city’s famous Hollywood district and take the time to explore the must-see Santa Monica Pier.

 

4)      Seoul, South Korea: With a GDP of $779.3 billion as of 2013, Seoul is the richest city in Asia. Considering the fact that Asia is arguably the region in the world boasting the most opportunity right now, and that Seoul itself is home to over an estimated 10 million souls, expect to head to the South Korean capital on business at one time or another. When you do, check out Changdeokgung Palace, Namsan Park and the Korean War Museum.

 

5)      London, UK: Considering the fact that London is the oldest financial centre on the planet, is it any surprise it is still one of the world’s richest cities? Boasting an impressive GDP of $731.2 billion as of 2013, and a population of over 8 million, expect to be sent there at some time in your career. When you are, there a multitude of historical attractions you have got to take the time to see, including Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, The Tower of London and the West End.

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