Top 25 destinations for Chinese in 2012

Euromonitor, a London-based global market research company, released the list of the top 25 destination of Chinese tourists in the world in 2012.

Hong Kong comes first, with 15.1 million visits, followed by Macao and South Korea.

In fact Hong Kong offers a lot of shopping places and is not far. Macao offers a lot of gambling places, which attracts very much Chinese tourists.

France comes after the Asian countries and the US, because it offers a lot of shopping opportunities as well, especially for luxury.

 

See here the complete list:

 

Top 25 destinations for Chinese in 2012

Destination – (,000 trips) – 2012 % growth

1 Hong Kong – 15,110.4 – 11.1%

2 Macau – 7,958 – 8.4%

3 South Korea – 3,383.2 – 55%

4 Thailand – 2,820 – 62.2%

5 Taiwan – 2,590.7 – 47.1%

6 Singapore – 2,054.2 – 30.2%

7 US – 1,593.5 – 46%

8 Japan – 1,506.5 – 44.4%

9 Vietnam – 1,428.7 – 0.8%

10 Malaysia – 1,369.3 – 24.6%

11 France – 1,288 – 15%

12 Russia – 830.4 – 16.4%

13 Germany – 762.9 – 19.7%

14 Switzerland – 663.4 – 33%

15 Australia – 626.4 – 15.5%

16 Indonesia – 585.2 – 16%

17 Austria – 356.4 – 37.1%

18 Cambodia – 335 – 35.2%

19 United Arab Emirates – 300.8 – 23.7%

20 Philippines – 291.4 – 20%

21 Italy – 253 – 12.9%

22 Canada – 243 – 2.7%

23 New Zealand – 215.4 – 48%

24 UK – 206.6 – 17.5%

25 Mongolia – 203.8 – 2.5%

Source: Euromonitor International

Read more about this list, and here read more about The China travel market trends and opportunities, if you want to attract Chinese tourists !

 

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