The China Consumers Association recently published the 2013 Travel and Meal Investigation Report. According to the report, currently, the number of countries and regions that Chinese citizens have selected for traveling overseas has reached 150. In 2012, Chinese tourists spent US$102.1 billion when they travelled overseas. It is expected that the tourist population will exceed 90 million in 2013 and break the 100 million mark in 2014. The report indicated that, when traveling, more and more people favor the self-guided tour.
Source: People’s Daily, December 6, 2013