Major cruise Chinese travelers are the middle-aged and women. Summer and National Day vacations are peak periods for cruise tourism; the top cruise tourism origins are Shanghai and Beijing.
The average spend of high-end Antarctica travelers from China is about US$36 thousand; 70% take at least 16 days on Antarctica tours.
China’s domestic travel market reached 4.44 billion person-trips in 2016, an increase of 11% YoY. The corresponding revenues totaled 3.9 trillion yuan with a growth of 14% according to China National Tourism Administration.
China online travel market reached 44.88 billion yuan (US$7.00 billion) an increase of 48.1% YoY in 2014. And, China’s online travel market is expected to total 63.06 billion yuan (US$9.84 billion) in 2015, an increase of 40.5% compared to the previous year estimated by iResearch.