Published on : Thursday, July 20, 2017
As per the newest studies of booking website Hotels.com, Thailand is the most hospitable country for Chinese travelers, going beyond Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong respectively. Regardless of many chief indicators showing indications of slump in Chinese economy, findings of 2017 have highlighted that travel spending have increased across all age brackets, as per Hotels.com’s sixth annual Chinese International Travel Monitor (CITM) report. It also says that Chinese travelers spending on an average of US$3,600 (121,000 baht) per person in last one year which accounts for more than a quarter of their income and shows sign of up from 24% in 2016.
More and more on an average, Chinese travelers are spending, a huge 28% of their annual income on international travel. To add, millennials born in the 1990s have been identified as the biggest spenders, distributing 35% of their income to travel last year.
Chinese travelers of varied age groups are more frequent travelers for longer time, as the report says. As a result, the average number of trips increased from three to four trips annually. Side by side, the number of days a trip has increased from five days to seven days in the last few years. Chinese travelers simultaneously are also visiting multiple cities per trip.