Outbound Chinese travelers record 71.31 million in H1 2018

According to the China Tourism Academy and Ctrip Joint Report, outbound Chinese travelers reached 71.31 million in the first half of 2018, recording a year-on-year increase of 15%.

The top 20 overseas destinations for Chinese travelers were Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, America, Cambodia, the Philippines, Australia, France, the UAE, Turkey, Italy, the Maldives, Germany, Sri Lanka and England.

Among outbound travelers, 53% were female and 47% male. Post-80s were still the backbone of outbound tourism, accounting for a proportion of 31%.

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