China's tourism spending to hit over six tln yuan in 2017: report


China's tourism spending to hit over six tln yuan in 2017: report
  1. China's tourism spending to hit over six tln yuan in 2017: report
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    China's tourist spending is expected to be more than six trillion yuan (865 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, according to an industrial…
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China's tourist spending is expected to be more than six trillion yuan (865 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, according to an industrial report.

The number of domestic, inbound and outbound tourists might reach over five billion in 2017, with outbound tourism expected to grow as more Chinese people have time and money to travel abroad, according to a report released by the China Tourism Academy and online travel agency giant Tuniu.com.

Around 4.7 billion domestic, inbound and outbound tourists spent 5.5 trillion yuan in 2016, the report claimed.

Chinese tourists no longer prefer group tours and many go to suburban and rural areas.

Cruises and island tours are gaining popularity, with cruises expected to have earned…

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