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Good times for hotels: Chinese tourists spent 12% more in travelling abroad in 2016 – International tourism rising

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April 13, 2017

Good times for hotels: Chinese tourists spent 12% more in travelling abroad in 2016 – International tourism rising

Madrid, Spain – 13 April 2017 –
2016 results on expenditure from major outbound markets reflect increasing demand for international tourism across the world, as reported in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. With a 12% increase in spending, China continued to lead international outbound tourism, followed by the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and France as top five spenders.

“The latest data on outbound tourism spending are very encouraging. Despite the many challenges of recent years, results of spending on travel abroad are consistent with the 4% growth to 1.2 billion international tourist arrivals reported earlier … Read More

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