In August 2013, China outbound travelers kept growing, Asia was the main destination for Chinese tourists.
Data showed that Hong Kong, Macao, Thailand and Singapore were the top choices of Chinese outbound travelers. And the number of travelers to Australia surged 40% compared to last month.
Reasons for the fast increase were: first, Summer vacation was a major tourist season; second, New Zealand lower the requirements for visa to Chinese tourists; third, Australia launched China 2020 strategic plan.
Recently, more and more Chinese choose New Zealand for visiting. According to estimation of New Zealand, during the five years from 2013 to 2018, Chinese’s consumption in New Zealand would go up 13%, equal the consumption of Australian tourists.