Tourism is a pillar of the Thai economy and contributes some 9% to its GDP. Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports expects around 38 million tourists to travel to Thailand this year, of which about 10 million will come from China. In fact, the number of Chinese tourists to Thailand reached a record peak of […]
In the first half of 2017, the number of Chinese who went to Japan exceeded 3.282 million, showing an increase of 6.67%. Compared to the growth rate of more than 20% in the past two years, growth significantly slowed down.
The National Day holiday in China is the last holiday of the year and the longest one with 7 days starting on 1 October. China Railway is about to receive 110 million person trips during this year’s National Day holiday, an increase of 11.3% compared with 2015.
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.
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.
Chinese tourists paid 7,934,700 person-trips visits to Thailand in 2015 with an annual increase of 91.62% which has set a new record according to Tourism Authority of Thailand.