|2017-12-15||China Theme Parks – Projected Revenue Read More|
An international consultancy firm projects China's theme parks will generate annually revenue as high as RMB12 billion by 2020.
|2017-12-14||China Theme Parks – How Many Read More|
China's theme parks now total nearly 2500, and among them some 300 had investment each at or over RMB50 million.
|2017-12-13||More Chinese visit Peru Read More|
In 2016, around 25000 Chinese tourists visited Peru, which almost doubled corresponding figure in 2013. Chinese arrivals to Peru is projected to rise by 40% to around 35000, up 40%.
|2017-12-12||Wedding Market in Beijing – Cost vs Salary Read More|
In Beijing, wedding cost means spending of over 2 years’ salary as monthly salary now averages RMB9791 there.
|2017-12-11||Wedding Market in Beijing - Expenses Read More|
Media quoted report that marrying couple in Beijing now spend a total of RMB248000 on wedding, of which RMB25000 on honeymoon and RMB8000 on wedding photos.
|2017-12-08||Hong Kong Wedding Market Survey – Size of Market Read More|
From government statistics, last year there were 50,008 marrying couples in Hong Kong. Accordingly, the city's wedding market has a total value of HK$16.6 billion.
|2017-12-07||Hong Kong Wedding Market Survey – Major Expenses Read More|
Major wedding expense items are banquet at HK$170,000, up 11%, and honeymooning at HK$36,000, up 3%.
|2017-12-06||Hong Kong Wedding Market Survey –Average Spending Read More|
An online survey interviewing 1401 persons who marry in the period from 2017 to 2019 found average spending on wedding rise by 10% to HK$331,000, as compared to last year.
|2017-12-05||China’s Outbound Skiing Market – Skiers Preferences Read More|
Study found 83% of Chinese skiers pay attention to skiing gear and clothing, and experienced skiers tend more to book ski resorts directly.
|2017-12-04||China’s Outbound Skiing Market – Traveling Companions Read More|
In their recent skiing holidays, 43% of the responders went with friends, 20% nucleus family (spouse and Kid) and 16% with partners.
|2017-12-01||China' s Outbound Skiing Market – Spending per Trip Read More|
Around 23% of the holiday-makers each spent an average of RMB2000 to 5000 per trip, 10% each spending RMB5000 to 10000, and 6% over RMB10000 each.
|2017-11-30||China' s Outbound Skiing Market – Choosing Ski Resort Read More|
When choosing skiing resort, 50% of the Chinese holiday-makers will consider Direct Access to skiing site, 46% Online Comments, 43% on Services & Facilities, and only 34% cite price as a factor.
|2017-11-29||China’s Outbound Skiing Market – Choosing Ski Site Read More|
When choosing skiing site, 43% of Chinese holiday-makers will consider its Facilities & Safety, 41% Facilities Convenience & Comfort, and 40% Transport & Access.
|2017-11-28||China’s Outbound Skiing Market – Popular Destinations Read More|
China’s travel trade media quoted a study on the country’s outbound skiing market involving some 3000 samples reported 37% of China’s skiers have skied outside home town and 18% skied abroad with Japan, South Korea and Switzerland the three top destinations.
|2017-11-27||More Hongkongers visited Thailand this Year Read More|
In the first eight months of this year, 552,190 travelers from Hong Kong, up 4% from same period last year, visited Thailand and the city became the country’s fourth largest market.
|2017-11-24||More Chinese to Vietnam Read More|
In the first 7 months this year, 2.2 million Chinese travelers visited Vietnam, up 51% over same period last year.
|2017-11-23||Heavy Traffic between China and Asean Countries Read More|
There are some 2700 flights each week between China and Asean countries, and outbound to each other totaled 38 million in 2016.
|2017-11-22||Greater China top source market of Indonesia Read More|
Some 1.3 million travelers from Greater China visited Indonesia in the first quarter this year, up 38% over same period last year.
|2017-11-21||China Outbound to Europe – Average Age Read More|
In 2017, age of female Chinese travelers visiting Europe average at 33, while that of male at 35.
|2017-11-20||Europe draws more Female Travelers from China Read More|
Female travelers dominate Chinese outbound to Europe, and in 2017 they outnumber male travelers in the ratio of 1.35 to 1.
|2017-11-17||China Outbound to Europe Read More|
From China Tourism Research Institute, 3.49 million Chinese citizens visited Europe in 2016, contributing US$11.5 billion of tourism receipt to Europe.
|2017-11-16||Chinese Tourists to Canada - Profile Read More|
Of recreational mainland visitors to Canada, 50% were 35 to 54 years old and 26% travelled with children.
|2017-11-15||Chinese Tourists’ Spending in Canada Read More|
In 2016, Chinese tourists spent an estimated C$1.25 billion in 2016, and China is Canada second largest market in tourist receipts.
|2017-11-14||China Outbound to Canada Read More|
In 2016, some 610,000 visitors from China travelled to Canada, up 24%, and China is Canada’s third largest market in arrivals.
|2017-11-13||Hong Kong outbound to Canada Read More|
From Jan to July this year, around 94000 tourists from Hong Kong visited Canada.
|2017-11-10||China is Singapore's Top Source Market Read More|
Singapore's top three source markets, based on arrivals in the first half this year, are respectively China (1.55 million), Indonesia (1.47 million) and India (660,000).
|2017-11-09||Hong Kong Outbound to Singapore this Year Read More|
In the first half of this year, respectively 222,000 travelers from Hong Kong, 195,000 from Taiwan and 362,000 from Japan visited Singapore.
|2017-11-08||Half of Foreign Runners in Japan marathon from Hong Kong Read More|
Among these foreign runners in the Kanazawa marathon, 607 or nearly 50% came from Hong Kong, where sport tourism tours are reportedly doing well, while another 159 from mainland China.
|2017-11-07||Marathon in Japan drew 7.9% of Foreign Runners Read More|
Quoting from statement issued by the organizer, a newspaper in Hong Kong reported that the marathon held recently in Kanazawa, Japan drew 15600 participants, of whom 1231 runners came from abroad.
|2017-11-06||China Study Tour Report: Markets
Some 70% of the respondents from major markets such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Xian are interested in study tour.
|2017-11-03||China Study Tour Report: Spending & Duration Read More|
Among those interested, 70% expect the tour takes 6 to 10 days while 88% willing to spend RMB3000 to 10000 on study tour.
|2017-11-02||China Study Tour Report: Majority through Schools Read More|
From study released by the China Tourism Research Institute this month, 60% of the respondents joined study tours and among them 70% through school or education institute.
|2017-11-01||Chinese Shoppers spending less in Hong Kong Read More|
Spending on shopping by tourists from mainland China, from industry source, dropped from the previous “high” of HK$8000 to the current HK$6000.
|2017-10-31||China outbound to Hong Kong in National Day Golden Week Read More|
Some 1.12 million visitors from mainland China visited Hong Kong from October 1 to 6, up 3.8% and accounted for 84% of all Hong Kong inbound in that period.
|2017-10-27||Bali drew half of all Indonesia's Inbound Read More|
In the first 8 months this year, Bali attracted nearly 4 million foreign visitors, which accounted for nearly half of all Indonesian inbound in the period.
|2017-10-26||China Outbound to Indonesia Read More|
Some 1.4 million Chinese travelers visited Indonesia in the first 8 months this year, up 46%, China thus became the top source market.
|2017-10-25||International Students in Australia - Nationalities Read More|
Some 16% of the country’s international enrolments are for pre-studies language courses, according to July figures from the education department. The top 3 nationalities enrolled in the pre-studies language courses are Chinese (27%), Brazilians (12%) and Colombians (8.7%).
|2017-10-24||International Students in Australia Read More|
Over 550,000 international students are studying in Australia, and some 30 per cent from China and 11 per cent from India.
|2017-10-23||China’s Tailored Made Tours Study – Taking Public Transports Read More|
In the National Day Golden Week, 59.9% of the travelers used public transport at destination, while hiring a car the next popular transport mean.
|2017-10-20||China's Tailored Made Tours Study - Popular Travel Themes Read More|
21.19% of the bookings for the Golden Week Holiday are Family travel, which is the most popular travel theme. Also popular are honeymooning and adventure holidays.
|2017-10-19||China's Tailored Made Tours Study - Long Haul Destinations Read More|
Long haul destinations such as Spain, New Zealand, Italy, Canada and USA, which require much longer flying time, were among the top ten popular destinations by booking. Likely, more Chinese travelers shift to in-depth travel focusing on one destination in each holiday.
|2017-10-18||China’s Tailored Made Tours Study – Destinations Read More|
A surprise! Over 40% of the bookings were for domestic destinations, despite abundant of information about them and no language barrier.
|2017-10-17||China’s Tailored Made Tours Study – Length of Holiday Read More|
In the 8 days National Day Golden Week this year, 30.3% of the bookings had a 5 to 7 days long holiday, and 24.6% have started their holiday one to two days before Golden Week began.
|2017-10-16||China’s Tailored Made Tours Study – Largest Groups by Age Read More|
Analysis based on bookings of tailored tours for period from September 27 to October 10 in a related portal found the two largest groups by age are those being born in the Seventies and in the Nineties and together they account for 67.4% of all such clients.
|2017-10-13||China Outbound this Year Read More|
In the first half of this year, China's outbound travelers totaled 62 million but totaled 2.54 billion if domestic travelers were also included.
|2017-10-12||More Cruise Passengers from China Read More|
According to the China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association, the number of cruise passengers from mainland China is estimated to reach seven million by 2030.
|2017-10-11||Profile of China’s Cruise Passengers Read More|
From the association CLIA, passengers from mainland China has an average age of 44, versus 55 in Britain; and 40% of them aged under 40.
|2017-10-10||China world’s second biggest source of cruise passengers Read More|
According to trade association Cruise Lines International Association CLIA, the number of mainland Chinese joining cruises has risen 76 percent annually since 2012, reaching 2.1 million passengers in 2016.
|2017-10-09||Chinese fliers prefer In-flight Connectivity Read More|
A recent survey of 9000 airline passengers from 18 countries, which was conducted by market research firm Gfk and Inmarsat, found 68 percent of passengers in mainland China ranked in-flight connectivity as more important than in-flight entertainment.
|2017-10-06||China Outbound to New Zealand Read More|
Some 404,000 Chinese travelers visited New Zealand in the year ended on August 2017, more or less the same as in the year before.
|2017-10-04||More Chinese visited Philippines this year Read More|
In the first 7 months this year, over 450,000 Chinese travelers visited Philippines, up 33%.
|2017-10-03||China Outbound to Philippines Read More|
In 2016, some 670,000 Chinese travelers visited Philippines, and China is Philippines’ third largest market
|2017-09-29||World Tourism Growth by Regions Read More|
In the first half of this year, international arrivals to the Middle East grew by 9%, the highest, to be followed by Europe and Africa each at 8%, then Asia Pacific and Americas respectively at 6% and 3%.
|2017-09-28||World saw more international travelers Read More|
The World's 598 destinations received a total of 598 million international arrivals in the first half this year, up 6%, according to UNWTO.
|2017-09-27||Shanghai Disneyland first year Result Read More|
Shanghai Disneyland, which opened officially in June 2016, drew 11 million visitors in its first 12 months of operation.
|2017-09-26||Revenues of China’s Theme Parks mainly from Ticket Sale Read More|
At present, China’s theme parks generate about 70 per cent of their revenue from ticket sales, as compared to the 30% by other international theme parks.
|2017-09-25||China’s theme parks to draw more Visitors Read More|
China’s theme parks is expected to draw 220 million visitors in 2020, nearly double the attendance of about 120 million in 2015.
|2017-09-22||More Chinese visited Italy Read More|
In the first eight months this year, Italy issued some 300,000 visa to Chinese traveler, up 15%, but FIT visa applications rose 22% based on August statistics.
|2017-09-21||Medical Tourism Continues Growing Read More|
Media reported that medical tourism worldwide, which has been growing at 9.9% per year in each of the recent five year, is projected to generate US$700 billion revenue this year.
|2017-09-20||China’s Medical Tourists Last Year Read More|
In 2016, Chinese nationals going abroad for medical treatment totaled nearly 500,000 and on average they each spent RMB300000 per trip.
|2017-09-19||Steep decline of Arrivals from China to S Korea Read More|
In July this year, 69.3% fewer or 281263 Chinese travelers visited South Korea, comparing to same period last year.
|2017-09-15||Fewer Chinese visited South Korea Read More|
Some 7.76 million Chinese travelers visited South Korea in the first 7 months this year, down 20.9 % over same period last year.
|2017-09-14||Chinese Students studying Abroad Read More|
Some 544,500 Chinese students went abroad for education in 2016, up from 144,000 in 2007.
|2017-09-13||Japan to welcome more Sport Tourists Read More|
Number sport tourists visiting Japan in 2021 is projected to rise to 2.5 million, up 81.2% as compared to similar arrivals in 2015, while spending by these tourists will reach YEN 380 billion, up 72.4% in the same period.
|2017-09-12||Chinese tourists spent more in Australia Read More|
In the year ended March 2017, Chinese travelers spent 9% more or A$9.7 billion in Australia, up 9% over same period last year.
|2017-09-11||More Chinese visited Australia Read More|
A total of 1.25 million Chinese travelers visited Australia in the year ended June 2017, up 10% over same period the year past.
|2017-09-08||China's Outbound Study Tour: Travelers' Profile Read More|
Study found, in 2016, 46.6% of China's travelers joining outbound study tour aged between 15 and 17, while 53.5% had annual family income from RMB110,000 to RMB300,000.
|2017-09-07||China's Outbound Study Tour Market Read More|
Around 650,000 Chinese joined outbound study tours in 2016, and the market has a size totalling RMB19.5 billion.
|2017-09-06||China outbound to UK Read More|
Some 54000 Chinese tourists visited UK in the first quarter this year, and they spent there US$38 million, both up 27%.
|2017-09-05||More Hong Kong Holiday-makers made online booking Read More|
At present, 70% of all bookings from Hong Kong are made directly at Club Med website and 30% through travel agents.
|2017-09-04||Winter bookings indicate Skiing Holiday Popular in Hong Kong Read More|
Media reported around 15000 Hong Kong citizens each year book vacations with Club Med, and 40 to 50% of the bookings in winter are for skiing resorts.
|2017-09-01||More Chinese outbound to Cambodia Read More|
Some 40% more or 530,000 travelers from China visited Cambodia in the first half of 2017, accounting for 20% of the country's total inbound in that period.
|2017-08-31||China Outbound to Cambodia Read More|
Some 830,000 Chinese travelers visited Cambodia in 2016, accounting for over 16% of the country’s total inbound in that year.
|2017-08-30||Hong Kong tourists’ spending in Japan Read More|
In the second quarter this year, inbound travelers from Hong Kong spent some HK$6.09 billion in Japan, or HK$10000 per head per trip, which made the city Japan’s fifth highest source market by size of total spending. .
|2017-08-29||More Hong Kong visitors to Japan Read More|
Some 593,000 Hong Kong citizens visited Japan in the second quarter this year, up 38% over same period last year.
|2017-08-28||More Complaints on Online Hotel Booking Read More|
Hong Kong's Consumer Council reported number of complaints last year from citizens on hotel bookings with online portal rose 37% to 189 cases.
|2017-08-25||Chinese Tourists top spender in Great Helsinki Read More|
From a Finnish research firm, in 2016, Chinese tourists spent EURO214 million in Great Helsinki, averaging EURO896 per head which is three times the average spending of all foreign tourists.
|2017-08-24||China Outbound to Guam Read More|
Media quoting Guam visitors' bureau that some 26,000 Chinese tourists visited Guam last year, up 11% over 2015.
|2017-08-22||Taiwan and Singapore saw more Bilateral Tourist Traffic Read More|
Last year, some 407,000 travelers from Singapore visited Taiwan, while some 300,000 Taiwanese visitors to Singapore in the same period.
|2017-08-21||Alpine Tourism Union Read More|
Headquartered and with Secretariat located in China, World Alpine Tourism Union has now 111 members from 29 countries and regions.
|2017-08-18||Alpine Tourism – Market Share Read More|
China's news agency quoted UNWTO that alpine tourism now accounts for around 20% of the world's tourism market.
|2017-08-17||Flying is Safe Read More|
In 2016, globally, there were 3.8 billion air passengers and 10 fatal air accidents which involved 268 deaths.
|2017-08-16||More Chinese now hold a Passport Read More|
Only 38 million Chinese held a passport in 2012, but the number rose quickly to 129 million last year. It is estimated that passport applications from China’s third and fourth tiered cities by some 25% in the first quarter this year.
|2017-08-15||China Outbound Survey – Longer Holiday Read More|
In above survey, respondents this year stayed on average stay for 6.7 days per outbound holiday, up from 6.3 days last year.
|2017-08-14||China Outbound Survey – Travel Frequency in Coming Year Read More|
In above survey, 51.4% of the respondents plan to take at least 2 outbound holiday in coming year, up from 49.8% in a similar survey held last year.
|2017-08-11||China Outbound Survey – Travel Frequency Read More|
In above survey, 61.8% of the respondents had two outbound holidays in past year, up from 52.6% in similar survey last year.
|2017-08-10||China Outbound Survey – Drop in Spending per Trip Read More|
Media quoted a survey on 1240 Chinese city dwellers who made at least one outbound trip in past year, which found their per capita spending on each trip, on average, dropped 9.2%.
|2017-08-09||China Outbound to UK in 2017 First Quarter Read More|
From Visit Britain, 27% more or some 54000 Chinese tourists visited UK in the first quarter this year, and they spent around 91 million pound.
|2017-08-08||China’s Outbound This Year Read More|
From CNTA, China’s outbound in the first half of this year totaled 62.03 million, while inbound in the same period totaled 69.50 million.
|2017-08-07||China Outbound to New Zealand Read More|
China accounted for 11% of the 3.6 million foreign arrivals to New Zealand in the 12 months ended May this year.
|2017-08-04||More Wealthy Chinese expected Read More|
In 2016, there were 1.58 million high net worth individuals in mainland China, each with at least 10 million yuan in investable assets. This number was expected to grow by 18 percent to 1.87 million this year, according to a joint report from a Chinese bank.
|2017-08-03||More Chinese Cruise Travelers Projected Read More|
Media reported China’s cruise travelers rose nine times in five years to around 2 million in 2016, and is projected to continue rising to 4.5 million by 2020.
|2017-08-02||Travel Insurance in China Read More|
China’s top cities by insurance coverage on travels, according to data of C-trip a travel portal, are respectively Shanghai, Guangzhou while Shenzhen and Beijing at fourth and fifth places.
|2017-08-01||Chinese Tourists spent more in Japan
Arrivals from mainland China to Japan in the second quarter this year rose 1.8% to 1.6 million, but their per capita spending per trip rose 2.5% to around US$2013.
|2017-07-31||More Chinese visited Egypt this Year Read More|
In the first five months this year, around 150,000 Chinese travelers visited Egypt and they booked 850,000 room-nights, up 116% over same period last year.
|2017-07-21||More Hongkoners visited Japan this year Read More|
Some 880,000 Hong Kong citizens visited Japan in the first five months this year, up 25% over same period last year.
|2017-07-21||Our office will be closed from 24-28 July 2017 and will resume service on 31 July 2017. Read More|
Our office will be closed from 24-28 July 2017 and will resume service on 31 July 2017.
|2017-07-20||A record year of Hong Kong citizens visiting Japan Read More|
Around 1.84 million Hong Kong citizens visited Japan in 2016, up 20.7% over 2015.
|2017-07-19||China’s Sport Tourism Market Booming Read More|
China’s tourism media reported that the country’s domestic sport tourism market will attract 1 billion travelers by 2020 or 15% of all travelers, and revenue will exceed RMB1 trillion.
|2017-07-18||China’s Skiers Read More|
China now has over 10 million skiers a year but a significant portion did so once a year or even once several years, reported by a leading China’s media.
|2017-07-17||Japan has more Repeating Chinese Tourists Read More|
JTB research found 41% of the Chinese tourists to Japan have visited the country three times or more.
|2017-07-14||Chinese Outbound Tourists spending less on shopping Read More|
China media quoted a report issued by a consultancy firm found per capita average spending of Chinese tourists per trip rose in 2016 by 3.5% to RMB20317 but spending on shopping dropped 17% to RMB6704.
|2017-07-13||The shifting tourism market of China Read More|
In a study by a China travel portal, Chinese tourists are shifting more to experiences from sightseeing in their holidays. In the first four months this year, spending by Chinese domestic and outbound tourists on cultural and entertainment activities grew respectively by 334% and 83.6% over same period last year.
|2017-07-12||Travel insurance for Hong Kong Outbound - Claims Read More|
The above survey found 75.4% of respondents have never make a claim on their travel insurance, and 21.1% did and of whom 20% not successful with their claims.
|2017-07-11||Travel insurance for Hong Kong Outbound Read More|
The above survey also found 71% of the respondents will have insurance coverage for overseas holiday, 20% not sure will do it or not, and 4.7% will not.
|2017-07-10||Survey on Hong Kong Outbound Read More|
A public survey held in last May and June and interviewed 528 Hong Kong citizens aged 18 or above found in past year 38.2% of the respondents had 1 to 2 overseas holiday, 21.1% had 3 to 4 holidays, 11.7% had 5 holidays or more, and 29% had none.
|2017-07-05||Food draws Chinese FIT to Hong Kong Read More|
From C-trip, gourmet attracts young Chinese visitors (mainland) to Hong Kong as over 40% of Chinese FIT will visit restaurants popular in Hong Kong.
|2017-07-05||Our office will be closed from 6-7 July 2017 and will resume service on 10 July 2017. Read More|
Our office will be closed from 6-7 July 2017 and will resume service on 10 July 2017.
|2017-07-04||FIT result in more young Chinese visiting Hong Kong Read More|
From C-trip, FIT’s growing popularity in China results more young Chinese visiting Hong Kong. In fact, those borne in the Eighties and Nineties accounted for 58% of Chinese tourists visiting Hong Kong in the last Spring Festival Golden Week.
|2017-07-03||FIT dominates China Outbound to Hong Kong Read More|
From C-trip, a leading OTA in China, in 2017 around 30% of mainland Chinese visit Hong Kong in package tours, and Chinese FIT accounted for 80% of Chinese bookings of Hong Kong’s Four to Five Star hotels during the last Spring Festival Golden Week.
|2017-06-30||China Outbound to South Africa Read More|
117,114 Chinese tourists visited South Africa in the financial year of 2016, up 38%.
|2017-06-29||Polar trip costs Chinese a quarter of million Read More|
Chinese media quoted a travel agent that a polar trip will cost each of China tourists around RMB250000, and China’s polar tourists age between 35 and 50 years old.
|2017-06-27||China’s wealthy interested in Polar Travels Read More|
A recent study on several hundred Chinese with average net worth of RMB22 million found respondents on average visited over 10 foreign countries, and over one third of them planning / interested in polar travel.
|2017-06-26||China becomes Antarctica’s Second largest Market Read More|
According to the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators, Chinese will account for 12% of the 46000 tourists visiting Antarctica this year.
|2017-06-23||China's Outbound Market in Summer Read More|
China's outbound tourists during summer will on average each spend around RMB7000, and 35% of them have holidays longer than 1 week.
|2017-06-22||Family Travel popular in China’s Summer Outbound Read More|
Family travel account for nearly 40 percent of China’s outbound tourists during summer, according to C-trip.
|2017-06-21||China’s Outbound Market in Summer - Number Read More|
China’s leading travel portal C-trip projected over 30 million Chinese will take overseas holiday from the end of June and the end of August this year.
|2017-06-20||China’s Outbound Market in Summer Read More|
Based on online bookings, C-trip, a major travel portal in China, projected this month that over 30 million Chinese will take overseas holiday during summer this year, and each of them will spend 6.8% more than last year.
|2017-06-12||Hong Kong rank among World’s top outbound Markets Read More|
In UNWTO’s March World Tourism Barometer this year, Hong Kong ranked Asia’s 3rd largest and the world’s tenth largest outbound market by international tourism expenditure in 2016.
|2017-06-09||China handle more Cruises this year Read More|
In the first quarter this year, China’s 11 cruise ports handled over 1 million local and foreign travelers, up 66%, and 286 cruises, up 112%.
|2017-06-08||China’s cruises handled more departing passengers Read More|
In 2016, China’s 11 major ports handled 1040 cruises and 2.14 million departing passengers, a big jump from under 20000 departing passengers in 2006.
|2017-06-07||China Outbound Medical Tourists Read More|
Based on data of China’s leading travel portal C-trip, some 0.5 million Chinese went abroad in 2016 for various types of medical services, majority of which said to be for cosmetic surgery and medical checks.
|2017-06-06||China Japan largest source market Read More|
Some 6.3 million Chinese visited Japan in 2016, accounting for 26% of all Japan's total inbound in that year.
|2017-06-05||China Outbound to Singapore Read More|
Over 2.86 million mainland Chinese visited Singapore in 2016, a 36 per cent increase on the previous year. In 2015, Chinese tourists spent 27 per cent of their money on sightseeing, entertainment and gambling, but that dropped to 24 per cent last year.
|2017-06-02||Record number of Chinese visited Malaysia Read More|
In 2016, over 2.1 million Chinese travelers visited Malaysia, up 26% over the previous year.
|2017-06-01||More Chinese visited Malaysia
In the first quarter this year, some 0.55 million tourists from China visited Malaysia, up 10.3%, which expects to draw 3 million Chinese tourists in 2017.
|2017-05-29||Hong Kong top client to Shikoku JR passes Read More|
In 2016, Japan’s Shikoku JR sold 18000 weekly rail pass, up 90% over the year before, and the top three “buyers” were respectively Hong Kong travelers who bought 7527 passes, Taiwanese at 6233 then mainland Chinese at 2913.
|2017-05-26||China Outbound to Russia Seaside Region Read More|
In 2016, around 200,000 Chinese tourists visited Russian seaside areas in the Far East.
|2017-05-25||Tourists’ spending in Japan on Food and Drink Read More|
The above survey found 20.2% of all spending in Japan by inbound tourists in 2016 were for food and drink, which went up by 18% as compared to 2015.
|2017-05-24||Japanese Cuisine top arrivals to Japan Read More|
From survey report issued by Japan Tourism Agency on 2016 arrivals, “taste Japanese Cuisine” ranked top in tow counts, 71.22% of respondents said it is what they most expected before arriving Japan, and 58% said it is what they most like to do in next visit to Japan.
|2017-05-23||China outbound to Antarctica Read More|
Chinese accounted for 10.6% of all 38000 worldwide tourists who visited the Antarctica in the year 2015/16.
|2017-05-19||China Air Industry carried more passengers in International Routes Read More|
In 2016, China’s civil aviation industry carried 9.85 million passengers in Hong Kong / Macau / Taiwan routes, down 3.4%; and 51.62 million passengers in international routes, up 22.7%.
|2017-05-18||More air passengers in China Read More|
In 2016, China’s civil aviation industry carried 488.0 million passengers, up 11.9%, while domestic routes carried 436.4 million passengers, up 10.7%.
|2017-05-17||Europe high risk for Chinese travelers Read More|
Europe, which received less than 10% of China’s outbound in the first half last year, accounted for 40% of theft and robbery insurance claims, from statistics of C-trip Travel Insurance Department.
|2017-05-16||Chinese Travelers bring home Souvenirs Read More|
A recent survey in China, which interviewed 2002 persons found 88.7% respondents, when traveling, will buy and bring back souvenir from destination as gift for friends and relatives, while 11.3% will not.
|2017-05-15||More Chinese travel Read More|
China had 4.44 billion domestic travelers in 2016, up from 2.64 billion in 2011.
|2017-05-12||China Outbound to Nepal Read More|
Some 104,000 Chinese travelers visited Nepal in 2016, and China became Nepal’s second largest source market.
|2017-05-11||More high earners in Hong Kong Read More|
From tax department, there were 182000 employees in Hong Kong earning HK$ 0.9 million in the financial year 2015/16, up 10.3%, and they accounted for 9.8% of all tax payers.
|2017-05-10||More Chinese visit UK during Spring Festival Read More|
Some 87.7% more Chinese booked air ticket to UK during the Spring Festival Golden Week this year than the same period last year. On average, Chinese tourists stay 15 nights in UK while the overall average for all other UK inbound is 8 nights.
|2017-05-09||Marathons in China Read More|
Sport events are becoming popular in China, which hosted 328 marathons last year, up from 13 in 2010.
|2017-05-08||China Outbound to Fiji Read More|
Fiji's annual visitor arrivals in 2016 increased to 792,320, with about 6 per cent of tourists from China.
|2017-05-05||More high earners in Hong Kong Read More|
In the financial year 2015/16, Hong Kong had some 0.182 million people or 9.8% of all tax payers earning HK$0.9 million a year, and around 0.2 million or 10.8% of all tax payers earning between HK$0.6 and 0.9 million annually. Both categories of tax payers are each over 10% higher than the year before.
|2017-05-04||China outbound to Hong Kong during Labor Day Read More|
Around 490,000 travelers, up 3.7%, from Mainland China visited Hong Kong during the Labor Day Holiday from April 29 and May 1.
|2017-05-03||Top three medical tourist source markets of S Korea Read More|
Last year, South Korea drew 364,000 medical tourists, of which 35% came from mainland China, 13% from USA and 7% from Japan.
|2017-05-02||C-trip's 2017 Report on Travel Interest - travel timing Read More|
A China travel portal report found 52.7% of the respondents when taking holiday will use of annual leave and 19% use weekend.
|2017-04-28||2017 Report on Travel Interest – travel spending Read More|
A China travel portal report found 73% of the respondents will spend over RMB10000 per person in 2017.
|2017-04-27||2017 Report on Travel Interest – Spending as Income Percentage Read More|
A China travel portal report found 57% respondents expect spending at least 10% of the annual income on traveling, and 19% even willing spending 20%.
|2017-04-26||C-trip’s 2017 Report on Travel Interest - Frequency Read More|
China’s leading travel portal found 98% respondents interest to take at least one holiday this year, with 72% taking 1 to 3 holidays and 19% taking 4 to 6 holidays.
|2017-04-25||China spent more on international travel Read More|
Hong Kong media quoted UNWTO that China spent US$261.0 billion, up 12%, on international travel in 2016, remaining the world's top outbound travel spender for 5 consecutive years.
|2017-04-24||Millionaires in Hong Kong Read More|
An American bank commissioned a survey which interviewed 3770 persons. Based on finding, the bank estimated Hong Kong last year had 59000 persons owning at least HK$10 million liquid assets and 0.878 million persons with at least HK$1 million liquid assets.
|2017-04-21||Marriages in China Read More|
In China, 11.33 million couples got married in 2016, down from 12.25 million couples in 2015.
|2017-04-20||Double digit growth for Outbound Tours during Easter Read More|
One major travel agent in Hong Kong reported its outbound tours during Easter grew 15%, and many are families traveling together.
|2017-04-19||More Hong Kong citizens took overseas Holidays in Easter Read More|
From levies collected, Hong Kong travel agents reported outbound business during Easter Holiday this year grossed nearly HK$2 billion, up 30% over same period last year.
|2017-04-18||Hong Kong Gambling Study – Spending Read More|
Among the respondents, on average per month, those visited casino ships spend HK$45296.6 while those to casino in Macau spent HK$7938.8.
|2017-04-13||Hong Kong Gambling Study - Popular Games Read More|
In past year, 54.9% respondents played Mark Six lottery, 31.6% social gambling like MaChong and playing cards, and 12.5% horse racing.
|2017-04-12||Hong Kong Gambling Study - Popularity Read More|
A survey in 2016, which interviewed by phone 2045 Hong Kong citizens aged between 15 and 64, found 61.5% of the respondents have taken part in gambling in past year, down 0.8% comparing to similar study in 2012.
|2017-04-11||Guangzhou ranked China's 3rd largest cruise port Read More|
104 cruises departed from Guangzhou Nansha Port which handled 325,967 travelers in 2016.
|2017-04-10||Chartering dominates China's Cruise Market Read More|
Media reported that at present travel agents selling chartered cruise travel products now accounts for some 90% of China's cruise market.
|2017-04-07||China's Top Cruise Port Read More|
Shanghai, which handled 2.94 million cruise travelers and 509 ship departures in 2016, ranks China' s top cruise port.
|2017-04-06||China’s outbound to SE Asia Read More|
In 2016, 8.75 million Chinese travelers visited Thailand, and China’s outbound to Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia each exceeding 2 million.
|2017-04-05||Young travelers dominated China’s Outbound to SE Asia Read More|
Those Chinese travelers born in or after 1985 account for nearly 72% of all Chinese arrivals to above SE Asian countries in 2016.
|2017-04-03||China major source market for SE Asia Read More|
In 2016, China became the largest source market of Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam; and the second largest market of Singapore, Cambodia and Burma.
|2017-04-03||China's outbound to SE Asia Read More|
In 2016, 8.75 million Chinese travelers visited Thailand, and China's outbound to Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia each exceeding 2 million.
|2017-03-31||More Chinese visited BC Canada Read More|
By the end of 2016, BC province of Canada drew some 0.31 million visitors from China, up 18.2% year-to-year, which made China the largest Asian source market of BC.
|2017-03-30||More Chinese FIT to Philippines Read More|
Among the Chinese outbound to Philippines last year, 52% traveled in FIT and 26% joined package tours, while 22% joined “local” tours.
|2017-03-29||Philippines attract younger Chinese Travelers Read More|
Further, the survey found 66% of the Chinese travelers to Philippines last year aged between 25 and 40, and majority of them were couples and friends.
|2017-03-28||More Chinese visited Philippines Read More|
A travel portal in China reported some 0.68 million Chinese travelers, up 38%, visited Philippines in 2016.
|2017-03-27||World's Top Three Overall Best Airports Read More|
From Skytrax's finding, the world's top three overall best airports are respecticvely Changi in Singapore, Haneda in Tokyo, and Incheon in South Korea.
|2017-03-24||Hong Kong Airport – World's Top Five Airport Read More|
Skytrax, a British aviation consultancy, which polled 13.8 million air travelers at 550 airports worldwide, found Hong Kong International Airport ranked the world's fifth overall best airport
|2017-03-23||Hong Kong Airport – Record Year Read More|
Last year, Hong Kong airport handled a record of 70.5 million passengers and more than 410000 flights. A third runway to be due in 2023 at a cost of HK$141.5 billion is now under planning.
|2017-03-22||China’s Wealthy Travelers – Preferred Travel Mode Read More|
At present, 27% of China’s VVIP (those worth RMB10 million or more) prefer traveling in FIT for holiday, and the percentage is expected rising to 60% by 2020.
|2017-03-21||China's Wealthy Travelers – Majority shun Package Tour Read More|
At present, 67% of China's VVIP dislike the tight schedule of outbound package tour, and overall 43% will not join package tour.
|2017-03-20||China's Wealthy Travelers – Spending by Types Read More|
In 2016, China's VVIP (those worth RMB10 million or more) spent RMB600 billion on outbound travel, of which RMB480 billion on luxury goods or RMB120000 per person per year.
|2017-03-17||China's Wealthy Travelers – Outbound Spending Read More|
From above study, China's VVIP (worth RMB10 million or more) will, on average, spend RMB70000 per trip and collectively they collectively will account for nearly half of China's spending on outbound travel in 2017.
|2017-03-16||China’s Wealthy Travelers – Outbound Holiday Frequency Read More|
A recent study in China on citizens with RMB10 million (VVIP), which collected 3728 responses, found these group will in 2017 each on average take 2.7 outbound holiday or collectively 10 million such trips.
|2017-03-15||China’s Wealthy People – Groupings by Wealth Read More|
China’s media reported at present in China there are 70 million people with net worth over RMB1 million, 4 million people worth over RMB10 million, and 150,000 billionaires.
|2017-03-14||China's ambitious on promoting Skiing Read More|
China plans to raise, on or before 2030, the number of regular skiers to 300 million and that of ski grounds to 1000.
|2017-03-13||China to promote Skiing Read More|
At present, there are around 5 to 6 million regular skiers and some 200 skiing grounds in China which will hold the Winter Olympics 2022.
|2017-03-10||Chinese Inbound to S Korea interested in Shopping Read More|
From Korean Tourism Authority, shopping was the main visit purpose of 70% of Chinese inbound in 2015; 20% for Korean pop culture and the rest, say, for cosmetic surgery etc.
|2017-03-09||Chinese tourists' spending contributed to S Korea's GDP Read More|
In 2015, Chinese tourists spent US$22 billion in S Korea on lodging, transport and shopping, which is equivalent to 1.6% of the country's GDP.
|2017-03-08||Chinese Tourists Top Spender in S Korea Read More|
On average, each Chinese tourist spent USD2300 in S Korea, and total spending by Chinese tourists may account for 70% of all S Korea's tourism receipts.
|2017-03-07||FIT dominates China's outbound to S Korea Read More|
Korean travel trade estimated among inbound from China, 40% package tours while 60% FIT of which half still booked through travel agents.
|2017-03-06||China - S Korea's largest source market Read More|
Some 8.27 million Chinese travelers visited S Korea in 2016, accounting for 47.5% of all S Korea's inbound in that year.
|2017-03-03||More Chinese visited Australia Read More|
A record number of some 1.2 million Chinese tourists visited Australia in 2016.
|2017-03-02||Chinese travelers in Indonesia Read More|
When visiting Indonesia in 2016, on average, Chinese travelers spent US$1,100 and stayed longer than 6 days.
|2017-03-01||China is Indonesia largest source market Read More|
In 2016, some 1.43 million Chinese, up 14.0% over 2015, visited Indonesia which projects to draw nearly 2 million Chinese visitors in 2017.
|2017-02-28||Fewer Chinese stayed in Swiss Hotels Read More|
Travelers from mainland China stayed in Swiss hotels in 2016 totaled 1.13 million man-nights, down almost 250,000 comparing to 2015. But China remains the fifth largest source market for Switzerland.
|2017-02-27||More Chinese Families take Cruise Holiday Read More|
From bookings of a leading Chinese OTA, family travel accounted for 40% of its outbound cruise holiday-makers in 2016, up 53% over 2015.
|2017-02-24||Growth of China's Cruise Industry to continue Read More|
Industry project cruise boom will continue in 2017, as number of China's outbound cruise holiday-makers during the Spring Festival Golden Week this year rose to 1.7 times that of last year from bookings of a leading portal.
|2017-02-23||A Bumper 2016 for China's Cruise Industry Read More|
In 2016, some 3.70 million Chinese took outbound cruise holiday, and generated income nearly RMB6.73 billion.
|2017-02-22||More Chinese traveled to Japan as FIT Read More|
From Japan consulate in Shanghai, percentage of FIT among Chinese outbound travelers rose to 50% in 2015 from 20% in 2012.
|2017-02-21||Shanghai handled more Cruise Traffic Read More|
In 2016, some 2.88 million Cruise holiday- makers, up a whopping 75.6%, went through the Shanghai, and the number may exceed 4 million this year.
|2017-02-20||China Outbound to S Korea in Chinese New Year Read More|
Around 140,000 Chinese tourists visited S Korea in the last Spring Festival Golden Week, and almost 60% of them as FIT.
|2017-02-17||China Outbound to Thailand in Chinese New Year Read More|
Around 280,000 Chinese tourists visited Thailand in the last Spring Festival Golden Week.
|2017-02-16||Mainlanders prefer visit Taiwan as FIT Read More|
FIT arrivals from mainland China to Taiwan this year is projected at 1.25 million, while in tour group at around 0.8 million.
|2017-02-15||Fewer mainlanders visited Taiwan Read More|
Around 3.51 million travelers from mainland China visited Taiwan in 2016, down 0.67 million comparing to 2015.
|2017-02-14||More Hongkongers visited Macau in Spring Festival Read More|
From Jan 27 to Feb 2, some 200,000 Hong Kong tourists visited Macau during the Chinese New Year, up 5%.
|2017-02-13||Mainlanders to Taiwan during Spring Festival Read More|
During the Spring Festival Golden Week this year, tour group tourists from mainland China to Taiwan averaged 3697 per day, down 41.9%; while mainland FIT averaged 9694 per day, up 7.4% over same period last year.
|2017-02-10||More mainlanders visited Macau during Chinese New Year Read More|
Some 660,000 mainland tourists, up 13.8% over same period last year, visited Macau in the Spring Festival Golden Week this year.
|2017-02-09||Chinese Tourists' outbound spending during Spring Festival Holiday Read More|
Bookings with C-trip, China's leading travel portal, on tour groups and FIT products averaged RMB9000 per person, up 12%. Assuming each spending RMB15000 on shopping, Chinese tourists spent around RMB100 billion in outbound travels.
|2017-02-08||More mainlanders visited Hong Kong during Chinese New Year Read More|
Over 0.93 million travelers from mainland China, up 6.6%, visited Hong Kong in the Spring Festival Golden Week this year.
|2017-02-07||More Chinese traveled abroad during New Year Read More|
Some 6.15 million Chinese traveled abroad in the Spring Festival Golden Week this year, up nearly 7%, according to CNTA.
|2017-02-06||China became UK top valuable market Read More|
In 2015, Chinese tourists spent in UK a total of 586 million pound, up 18%, and China became UK's top ten most valuable source market. In fact, every additional 22 Chinese tourists will contribute to 1 additional job in UK's tourism trade.
|2017-02-03||China Outbound to UK – Big in Per Capita Spending Read More|
Chinese tourists visiting UK spent there, per person per trip, around RMB18000 or 2174 pound, which is three times higher than the average of all inbound to UK.
|2017-02-02||China Outbound to UK – Big Jump in Arrivals Read More|
In 2016, over 270,000 Chinese travelers visited UK, up 46%, and on average they stayed for 15 nights while average for all inbound is 8 nights.
|2017-02-01||More Chinese visited Las Vegas Read More|
Some 207,000 Chinese tourists visited Las Vegas in 2015, which is 4 times that in 2006!
|2017-01-27||China Outbound Statistics 2016, City Destinations by Spending Read More|
From the report above, the top ten international city destinations by total spending of Chinese tourists in 2016 were respectively Seoul, Bangkok, Tokyo, Osaka, Singapore, Ching Mai, London, Moscow, New York, Rome and Sydney.
|2017-01-26||China Outbound Statistics 2016, destinations by spending Read More|
From the report above, top ten international destinations by total spending of Chinese tourists in 2016 were respectively Thailand, Japan, S Korea, Maldives, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, Italy and Malaysia.
|2017-01-25||China Outbound Statistics 2016, by Gender and Age Read More|
Of China's 122 million outbound travelers in 2016, according to latest report issued by the China Tourism Research Institute, 56% were female and 44% male; and nearly half of the total born in the Seventies and Eighties.
|2017-01-24||Asia's Air Passenger Traffic Read More|
According to IATA, Asian passengers now account for nearly a third of the global total, and over half of all new passengers in the next 20 years will fly from the Asia-Pacific region.
|2017-01-23||World's Safest Low Cost Carriers Read More|
Two Asian low cost carriers (LCC), Jetstar Asia, the Singapore-based offshoot of Jetstar Airways which is the low-cost subsidiary of Qantas, and the Hong Kong based HK Express, are named among the world's top ten safest LCC by the portal of AirlineRatings.com.
|2017-01-20||Hong Kong Record Number of Departures Read More|
Government statistics shows Hong Kong citizens made 91,758,331 departures in 2016, up 3%, and of which 11.29 million through Hong Kong airport.
|2017-01-19||Record number of Hongkongers visited Japan Read More|
Some 1.84 million Hong Kong citizens visited Japan in 2016, up from 1.52 million in 2015. The city thus becomes Japan’s 4th largest source market.
|2017-01-18||More Chinese visited USA Read More|
Some 2.165 million Chinese travelers visited USA in the first 8 months of 2016, up 15.5% over same period last year.
|2017-01-17||More Chinese visited Israel Read More|
Over 71000 Chinese tourists visited Israel in the first 11 months last year, up 64% over the same period in 2015.
|2017-01-16||China New South Wales largest Source Market Read More|
New South Wales in Australia received 639000 tourists from China in the year from July 2015 and June 2016, and they spent A$2.6 billion there.
|2017-01-13||China to develop Sport Tourism Read More|
China targets 1 billion sport tourists by 2020 accounting then for 15% of all tourists, and sport tourism shall generate expenditures totaling RMB1000 billion in a official directive on developing Sport Tourism.
|2017-01-12||More Skiers in China Read More|
According to white paper on China Skiing Industry, in 2015 China had 12.5 million skiers by man-times, an increase of 21.36% over 2014.
|2017-01-11||Tourism big business in China Read More|
Tourism big business in China
|2017-01-10||Chinese traveled 4 times a Year Read More|
In 2016, mainland Chinese made a total of 4.52 billion trips, including both domestic and outbound, averaging almost 4 times per person per year.
|2017-01-09||China's outbound tours during last Golden Week Read More|
Chinese tourists joining outbound tours between October 1 and 7 (National Day Golden Week) in 2016 totaled 1.399 million, up 11.9%.
|2017-01-05||More Chinese to spend Spring Festival Abroad Read More|
Some 6 million Chinese traveled abroad during the Spring Festival Golden Week in 2016, and spent RMB90 billion. Industry source projects more Chinese will this year spend the Golden Week abroad.
|2017-01-04||Chinese Tourists spending in Indonesia Read More|
Chinese tourists to Indonesia, on average, stayed 6 days and spent US$1100 per person per trip.
|2017-01-04||Indonesia to draw more Chinese travelers Read More|
Indonesia plans to draw some 2.4 million Chinese travelers in 2017.
|2017-01-03||More Chinese visited Indonesia in 2016 Read More|
Some 1.47 million travelers from China visited Indonesia in the first 10 months this year, up 19%!
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