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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7 Comments

  1. Dear Tracy,
    Since Malaysia is number 10th to your market, I ‘m quiet interested to propose you some of tour in Sabah East Malaysia, if your clients are a Nature lover, There are quiet a number of Chinese tourist came here in Sabah but they don’t understand English.
    I’m quiet keen to deal with you, Malaysia will no problem for Chinese tourist to be here,

    Best Regards

    Sohimi

  2. Thanks for the very informative article. We have been having a lot of tourists coming to Kenya too. I am amazed that we are nowhere near the top 25 yet we got such large numbers. This only shows how much more we have to tap in the very Dynamic Chinese market.

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  4. La France n’est qu’à onzième place, il faut faire plus d’effort les français pour mieux accueillir les chinois =)

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