Customized Europe travel accounted for 10% of overall customized outbound travel with orders growing 130% in 2017 compared with the previous year, according to the latest report from Ctrip and COTRI. Find out the top source cities for custom trips to Europe, traveler preferences, and top growing cities for custom travel in China. Chinese took […]
A survey by Nielsen shows that for Chinese tourists who are generally well-off, tourist attractions and the travel experience are more important factors than the costs that might be incurred. 56% of the respondents expressed that the beauty and uniqueness of a given destination is their primary consideration, while 47% stated that safety of the […]
How much did Chinese citizens spend on travel in 2017? What type of travel products were consumed? Which cities and what kind of tours were most popular? A report published by China’s largest travel agency Ctrip reveals data on China’s travel expenditure in 2017. Travel becomes a need: 5 billion person trips spent RMB 4.57 […]
Figures published by the Chinese Aviation Administration (CAA) have made it clear that the rate of growth in international departures from Chinese airports has dropped off precipitously in 2017. On the upside, the broader economic downturn has reduced the intensity of competition in the industry and prompted travel companies to optimize their internal operations, meaning […]
During 2016, the online tourism market in China maintained steady growth over the year prior, growing much more quickly than GDP growth while increasing its overall penetration into the tourism industry as a whole. Overall, online booking of hotels and plane tickets maintained leading positions within online tourism sales, and individual travel bookings dominated the […]
As Chinese tourists spending increased in 2016, their total overseas shopping spending decreased by 17% according to consulting firm Oliver Wyman.
WeChat Pay held a WeChat Pay Overseas Open Conference in Tokyo on July 3, 2017, launching an open platform of WeChat Pay for overseas merchants.
9 out of 10 Chinese travelers are hoping to travel more frequently as compared to five years ago according to a survey by technology company Sabre.
China continued to lead international outbound tourism with a 12% increase in spending in 2016, followed by the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and France as top five spenders according to UNWTO.
China is the largest outbound travel market and expected to see 103.4 million trips in 2021 constituting 40 percent of all Asia Pacific outbound travel, nearly four times that of the #2 and #3 markets being South Korea (25.6 million) and India (21.5 million) respectively according to a latest Mastercard Report.
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.
On average, a high net worth individual (HNWI) in China has been to 10 countries, according to a Hurun Report. Chinese HNWIs travel abroad 3 times per year. Each trip takes 10 days and costs about 50,000 yuan.