China replaced France as Canada’s second largest source of overseas visitors in August 2014 with a 4.6% increase to a record 43,000 trips according to Statistics Canada.
It is estimated that during China National Day’s golden week starting on Oct 1, tourism market is expected to see 480 million person-trips in 2014 with an increase of 13% YoY and total revenue will reach RMB270 billion ($43.96 billion) with an increase of 20% YoY according to China Tourism Academy’s latest research. In addition, the research […]
China outbound tourists on average spent RMB 20,000 (US$3,252) during travel per person and shopping is an important part of their spend in oversea trips (57.8%), according to a report released at Beijing Fragrant Hills Tourism Summit, organized by World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF).
Short-term trips from China have grown from 234,000 in 2003-2004 period to 769,000 in 2013-2014, making a record number of visits to Australia according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
China Tourism Academy estimates total revenue generated from China’s travel industry is going to reach RMB 3.3 trillion (USD 530 billion) this year with 3.76 billion person trips.
Before March 8 in 2014, the International Women’s Day, Qunar conducted an online survey of female travel enthusiasts. Post-80s accounted for over 56% of respondents. In terms of travel frequency, 41% of respondent chose 1-2 times inbound travel and 1-2 times outbound travel; about 15% said they “quite enjoy traveling”, and would travel for 3-5 […]
The price war of ticket and hotel booking is eroding the profit of OTAs (online travel agents) in China. The growing outbound travel market has become their new battlefield. According to National Business Daily, American hotel booking website Hotels.com announced a new Chinese website name called “Hao Ding Wang” on March 5 in 2014, focusing on […]
As the report published by Ctrip showed, China tourists had strong willingness to travel in 2014. Over 99% of respondents would go traveling, and about half (51%) of them planned to travel 3 times and more. More tourists wished to travel more than once, compared with last year.
According to People’s Daily report on January 9, 2014, in 2013, Chinese outbound travelers reached 97.3 million, with 14 million more travelers than 2012. It was estimated to break 100 million in 2014.
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.