China’s outbound tourism market is growing faster than expected.
About 16 million Chinese traveled overseas in the first five months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 14 percent, the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) said yesterday. The pace of growth is more than the CNTA’s forecast of 10 percent during the 11th Five-Year Plan (2006-10).
But CNTA head Shao Qiwei said the percentage of business travelers among outbound travelers is dropping….[Full Text]
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