In addition, leisure travel bookings for July & August in Europe have maximized more than 4% from the exact same period of 2017 after an even stronger June, which paralleled a Chinese holiday.
Donald Trump’s viewpoint on trade relations with Beijing and illegal immigration , including his travelling ban aimed at several Muslim-majority countries, is off-putting even though his talk is not directed at Chinese visitors.
While Chinese bookings for Europe are up, those for the US are down more than 9% for the year for the year to July 22nd compared with the same period of 2017. Following this, numbers in relation to Chinese tourism in Europe staged an erratic recovery in 2017 as memories of 2015 Islamist attacks in France & other European cities faded into the past.
According to sources, 145 million Chinese residents made overseas trips. Moreover, it is expected that by 2030, China will account for an estimated quarter of global tourism due the continuously growing population which is currently at an astonishing level of 1.415 billion.