The Hong Kong Mingbo reported on the 26th that메이저사이트 the number of mainland Chinese who went abroad for tourism in the first half of this year reached 40 million, and half of them chose Macau as their destination.
According to data recently released by the China Culture and Tourism Industry Research Institute, in the first half of this year, 40.37 million people from mainland China went on overseas tours.
Asian destinations accounted for the overwhelming majority at 93.9%, and Macau-bound tourists accounted for 50.9% of all overseas tourists.
Hong Kong, which was once the most visited by mainland Chinese, had only 26.7%, half of Macau.
Thailand (16.3%), Japan (12.1%), Singapore (8.7%), South Korea (7.6%), and Myanmar (5%) followed Macau and Hong Kong.
Guangdong Province, which borders Hong Kong and Macau, had the highest number of foreign tourists with 67.6%. It was followed by high-income eastern coastal areas such as capital Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Fujian.
After the outbreak of COVID-19, China, which strictly controlled immigration while implementing the “zero corona” policy, opened its borders in January this year. After allowing group tours to 20 countries in February, 40 countries were added as target countries for group tours in March, and on the 10th, group tours were allowed to 78 countries around the world, including Korea, the United States, and Japan.
As for Russia, visa-free group tours, which had been suspended since the outbreak of Corona 19, resumed on the 10th.