China's tourism markets: an overview of trends, developments and prospects - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 87-003-X20020026177


This article examines the economic importance of international tourism to the Chinese economy, and the prospect of China becoming a major international tourism market. After decades of rapid economic growth, economic reforms and rising incomes, China could become one of the world's largest sources of international tourists by 2020, as well as a market of more than 1.2 billion potential consumers. The article also briefly describes Chinese travel to Canada.

Issue Number: 2002002
Author(s): Strizzi, Nicolino

Main Product: Travel-log (Touriscope)

FormatRelease dateMore information
PDFApril 16, 2002