ITB China 2020 Inbound Travel

Inbound Travel

According to the China‘s Ministry of Culture and Tourism, inbound tourism remained steady in 2018 when a total of 141 million inbound visitors were recorded, up 1.2 percent year-on-year. Inbound tourists brought a total of $127.1 billion in revenue to the tourism sector, registering a 3 percent increase compared with 2017.

New Advantages

  • Increased 167 new international air routes to and from China in 2018
  • Seats of international flight steadily increase by 5% per year
  • 18 cities have introduced 144-hour transit visa-free policy towards 53 countries
  • Hainan province have introduced Visa Free policy towards 59 countries, and improve the offshore duty-free policy
  • During the NPC & CPPCC 2019, inbound travel development has been included in the policy proposals first ever to show its importance as China’s national strategy

Expected International Buyers of ITB China 2020