Published on : Wednesday, March 21, 2018
According to the tourism statistics by China National Tourism Administration shows that Chinese tourists made 131 million trips overseas in 2017.
The International Association of Tour Managers estimates that Chinese tourists spent $261.1 billion on overseas travel in 2016. It is up 4.5% from the prior year and ranking these tourists first worldwide in terms of spending on overseas travel.
The Chinese travellers are looking for the merchants that accept familiar mobile payment methods and are ready to spend more shopping at those merchants that do.
The tourism created 80 million jobs, or 10.28 percent of the China’s employed population. China is the world’s largest source of outbound tourists and the fourth largest destination for inbound tourists.