Posted On 2015/07/14 By In Business, News, China Outbound, Research With 695 Views

More Chinese traveling overseas in first half of 2015

About 61.9 million Chinese traveled overseas in the first half (H1) of this year, up 13% from the same period last year.

This growth rate is higher than inbound tourists to China. Some 65.1 million tourists visited China in H1, up 4.5% year on year, according to China National Tourism Administration on Saturday.

Investment in tourism has been climbing. About 301.8 billion yuan (US$49.48 billion) of investment had been realized in H1, up 28% year-on-year.

Domestic travelers set a new record in consumption at the end of June, posting an increase of 14.5% year on year and spending 1.65 trillion yuan (US$265.6 billion).

China saw 2.02 billion domestic travels in the January-June period, up 9.9% year-on-year.


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Article: WCT News / Image: Kanaka Menehune

About 61.9 million Chinese traveled overseas in the first half (H1) of this year, up 13% from the same period last year. This growth rate is higher than inbound tourists to China. Some 65.1 million tourists visited China in H1, up 4.5% year on year, according to China National Tourism Administration on Saturday. Investment in tourism has been climbing. About 301.8 billion yuan (US$49.48 billion) of investment had been realized in H1, up 28% year-on-year. Domestic travelers set a new record in consumption at the end of June, posting an increase of 14.5% year on year and spending 1.65 trillion yuan (US$265.6 billion). China saw 2.02 billion domestic travels in the January-June period, up 9.9% year-on-year. Learn more in our Global Ready China Seminars Sources: Article: WCT News / Image: Kanaka Menehune

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Stefan (from Austria, Europe) has been living, studying and working in China since 2010. Stefan has worked on several research, publication and consulting projects focusing on the China Travel Market. He holds three Masters degrees and is an expert on China Outbound Tourism, Marketing and Social Media in China. Stefan works with BMG on the Global Ready China Seminars as well as the Global Ready China News and related projects. He also has teaching engagements in the areas of eMarketing and Tourism Strategy.

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