For countries across the world summer is generally the height of the tourism season.
And, this year, millions of Chinese tourists are on the move again. Not just inside China, but increasingly around the globe. It is a phenomenon that is transforming the international tourism industry. And it’s having a major economic impact, too.
CGTN’s John Gilmore reports.
- Larry Yu, professor of Management at The George Washington University
- Yong Chen, assitant professor at Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, Switzerland
- Tom Jenkins, CEO, the European Tourism Association
- David Becker, CEO at Attract China
— China Culture (@Chinacultureorg) July 26, 2018
Spurred by visa-free policies, Middle East destinations have witnessed a surge in the number of Chinese travelers. #Tourism
— China Daily (@ChinaDailyUSA) July 21, 2018
A record number of Chinese tourists visited Britain in 2017, up 29% from the previous year, VisitBritain said Friday. The 337,000 visitors from China spent more than $900 mln during their stay, a 35% rise compared to the total spending in 2016, said the official tourism agency. pic.twitter.com/CRoDm9SEba
— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) July 22, 2018
#Israel opens three visa application centers in China's #Beijing, #Shanghai and #Guangzhou (coming soon), which will bring convenience to Chinese tourists and play an important role in strengthening the bilateral relationship, Israeli Ambassador to China Zvi Heifetz said Tue pic.twitter.com/cs5NnaEeWB
— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) July 24, 2018