Inbound tourism numbers are on the rise, thanks in part to a growing number of overseas Chinese language students making visits to the country.
Book direct looks to be on life support in the Chinese market as more than 70% of Chinese digital bookings are made through OTAs according to EyeforTravel’s Chinese Travel Consumer Report 2017-2018.
As Chinese tourists continue contributing to global consumption, their changed tourism behaviors are gradually influencing the outbound destinations, said an article published on People’s Daily.
Roughly 800,000 Chinese went on a study tour abroad during the summer vacation, China's biggest online travel agency Ctrip reports.
People in China have made about 105 million trips by railway since the holiday travel rush started on September 28, the railway company said on Saturday.
A cooling economy means holidaymakers in the world’s second-largest economy, who spent USD 261 billion overseas last year, have stayed closer to home this year, providing a boon for domestic tour operators.
Chinese carriers are expected to gain a significant share of the estimated $130 billion global in-flight broadband ancillary revenue by 2035.
In January-August, the passenger volume of domestic air routes rose 13.5% to 326 million and the number of passengers carried by international air routes by 5.0% to 36.922 million, according to CAAC.
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