Posted by: oliviapontet | September 14, 2013

Outbound tourism is no longer a privilege of the rich people in China !

Outbound tourism is no longer a privilege of the rich in China !

There has been a decline in tourists to spend more than 5,000 yuan ( $ 800 ) during each outward journey to China Tourism Academy outbound tourism researcher Jiang Yiyi .

Outbound tourism has signs of weakening purchasing power for high-end products shown as more tourists exactly what they want to be focused from a holiday , said a leading tourism expert .

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Thanks to the rapid economic development , more residents of Second -and third -tier cities are able to go overseas for their holidays , according to the China Outbound Tourism Development 2013 report published by the China Tourism Academy .

For example, in the United States , shopping is still listed as the main purpose for the visit of the country, but the proportion of tourists cite this as the main reason has fallen by 6.8 percentage points.

However, the number has increased by 5 percentage points , citing leisure and entertainment as their main reasons . At the same time , Hong Kong, travelers from the Chinese mainland are more keen on practical products , a major trend change from the previous focus on top luxury brands.

As a result of this development , spending travelers from the mainland goes down.

“Tourists are better prepared before they travel ,” said Li Mengran , a PR specialist in Beijing UTour International Travel Service .

” They are of styles, sizes and prices , what they want to check in malls on the mainland and compare prices when they arrive in the United States . , If the prices in the U.S. are higher than house prices , they will not buy . ”

In addition, tourists from the mainland are choosing better ways to pay.

Replaced by cash cards.

“Using credit cards such as Visa and MasterCard them more options and better exchange rates ,” she said.

In 2012, about 58.9 percent of the tourists were first outbound travelers , by 4.66 percent compared to the previous year , according to the academy.

There is also a change in the type of trip they choose to visit with more focus on one country , rather than a set of goals , Li said . They want their journey to more specialized .

Northern Europe , especially its mountains and rivers, is a popular destination for avid photographers. Tourists, there is less interest in shopping than, say , a tourist in Paris or Milan, she said.

Li added that a relaxation of visa requirements in the U.S. and European countries also travel easier than ever , so frequent trips abroad and diluting any urgency shop.

Wang Jing, a 32- year-old from Beijing , the Los Angeles and San Francisco visited last month said it was a great shopping experience .

Most of their purchases were of good quality , but cheaper than the same brand on the mainland. She bought shoes , bags, luggage and clothing for her family and friends .

Total overseas editions of mainland tourists in 2012 reached $ 102 billion , while the tourism services trade deficit rose further to $ 51.9 billion , according to the academy.

The amount of outbound visitors from the mainland is expected to reach 94.3 million this year, a year-on -year increase of 15 percent , while spending hit a record $ 117.6 billion .

The tourist services trade deficit probably reach $ 68300000000

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