Published on : Thursday, February 23, 2017
Busan has been enlisted as world’s top most popular travel destinations for solo travelers. This South Korea’s port city has been selected by C-trip, an eminent provider of travel services in China. The Busan Tourism Organization (BTO) said that this nomination will give the city a major push in attracting Chinese tourists who are more prone to travel individually every year and are called ‘sanke’ in China.
Group travelers in China are referred as ‘youke’. These group travelers are gradually on the decline while the sanke travelers are one the rise. C-trip has more than 30,000 employees catering 70 percent of the Chinese online travel agency sector. Some of the other destinations in the list include New York, London, Thailand’s Chiang Mai, Venice, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Wellington, Australia’s Gold Coast and Switzerland’s Lucerne.
The selection was made of keyword search from September till November 2016 along with a poll among Chinese travel agency. China Traveler’s Forum of C-trip took place in Shanghai this Tuesday.