Global tourism industry to get boost from Chinese travelers

WTTC expects exponential growth over the next decade mainly thanks to a boost from Chinese outbound travelers

Jan 13, 2023

After nearly three years, the phenomenon of "revenge travel" among Chinese travelers is expected to lift tourism and boost businesses globally.

Key takeaways

  • Outbound Chinese visitors to the rest of the world were "among the most valuable in an economic sense;
  • In 2019, those Chinese visitors spent $253 billion globally, which represented 15 percent of the grand total, according to WTTC;
  • For travelers from China, Simpson said Maldives and Mauritius, Australia and New Zealand, Europe and the U.S. lead the bucket lists of top destinations.

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