The number of Chinese tourists to Thailand reached 4.9 million person-trips in the first half of 2016, accounting for almost 30% of total inbound travelers according to Tourism Authority of Thailand.
The number of China’s total outbound tourists has increased from 47.66 million in 2009 to 120 million in 2015; the growth rate was 12.1%. Southeast Asia, Japan, South Korea the most popular destinations for Chinese travelers in 2016.
China ranks the first of the top ten sources of tourists to Asia pacific destinations with 50.4 million international overnight visitors; it is nearly 20 million more than that of South Korea which ranks the second according to a MasterCard research.
China millennials, also known as Generation Y or post-80s and post-90s by Chinese marketers, account for 25% of the total population and 73% of outbound tourists in China according to GfK.
Chinese Tax-Free Shopping spend dropped into negative growth falling -24% year-on-year in March 2016 according to last month’s Globe Shopper Report by Global Blue.
China had 109 million outbound tourists who spent a total amount of US$229 billion on shopping in 2015 according to GFK. China was the largest outbound country in the world.
A total number of 220 million Chinese residents will travel overseas with a total spend of $450 billion in 2025 , up from 120 million residents spending $250 billion in 2015 according to Goldman Sachs’ report.
As of 31 December 2015, the number of travel agencies in China reached 27,621 according to China National Tourism Administration.
China’s post-70s and post-80s drive the outbound tourism market during Chinese New Year in 2016 according to lvmama.com. Hainan and the northeastern regions are popular domestic travel destinations. Japan and South Korea are popular outbound destinations during CNY in 2016.
China major luxury hotels were located in relatively advanced regions. Male users accounted for 60.5% and users with monthly income of 5,000 yuan (US$762.8) to 10,000 yuan (US$1525.6) accounted for the bulk. Ctrip and Qunar led China’s online luxury hotel booking market according to Analysys.
China’s travel market reached a total number of of 4.12 billion person-trips in 2015 according to China National Tourism Administration. China’s domestic travel market exceeded 40 million person-trips contributing over 4 trillion yuan (US$0.61 trillion) for China.
China’s outbound free & easy trip market reached 930 billion yuan (US$142.53 billion) with over 80 million person-trips in 2015. China’s domestic free & easy travel market totaled 3 trillion yuan (US$0.46 trillion) with 3.2 billion person-trips in 2015 according to Lvmama.
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.
Tuniu reported net revenues of 127.5% YoY to 3.0 billion yuan (US$469.4 million) and gross bookings of 122.2% YoY to 4.0 billion yuan (US$621.7 million) in the third quarter of 2015. By providing high-quality products and services to customers, Tuniu expects to generate 1,811.0 million yuan to 1,857.4 million yuan of net revenues which represent […]
China has ushered in an unprecedented wave of overseas travel that outbound tourists exceeded 100 million passengers last year. Chinese tourists to Japan in the year 2015 will exceed 5 million passengers, ranking first in the world.