The number of inbound travelers to China rose to 145 million, up 2.9 percent year-on-year in 2019, according to a report by the China Tourism Academy released on Tuesday.
The report also shows China’s revenue generated from international tourism stood at $131.3 billion, up 3.3 percent year-on-year.
Travelers from Asia accounted for 75.9 percent of the total inbound travelers, followed by travelers from Europe with a 13.2 percent share.
Let’s see which markets were the top 10 for sourcing international travelers to China.
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