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Travel and Tourism - China - February 2010

Country Reports are tourism profiles of destination countries.

This report is produced by one of a global network of industry analysts, who provide market-based information as well as detailed, insightful and localised interpretation of the facts and figures.

Each profile contains information on:

  • Tourist arrivals - overnights and expenditure
  • Purpose of visit - business, leisure or VFR
  • Accommodation supply - operating performance
  • Tourism policy - management
  • Transport - access and infrastructure
  • Tourism funding - promotion and future development

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Table of contents

  1. China

    • Introduction

      • Data Sources

        • Background

          • History
            • Geography
            • Attractions

              • Tourism and the Economy

                  • Tourism revenue
                      • Figure 1: Travel and tourism employment (direct and indirect) and tourism’s contribution to China’s economy, 2004-09
                      • Figure 2: Tourism receipts, expenditure and balance for China, 2004-08
                      • Figure 3: Tourism receipts, by source, 2007*
                  • Arrivals

                      • International
                        • Figure 4: Tourism arrivals in China, 2003-08
                        • Figure 5: Tourism arrivals in China, by selected countries of origin, 2003-08
                      • Domestic
                        • Figure 6: Domestic arrivals in China, 2003-08
                    • Market Characteristics

                      • International
                        • Purpose of visit
                          • Figure 7: Foreign arrivals to China, by purpose of visit, 2002-08
                        • Seasonality
                          • Length of stay
                            • Demographics
                              • Figure 8: Foreign arrivals to China, by age, gender and region, 2008
                            • Domestic
                            • Transport

                                • Figure 9: Foreign arrivals to China, by mode of transport used, 2002-08
                              • Air
                                • Road
                                  • Rail
                                    • Sea
                                    • Accommodation

                                          • Figure 10: Key industry figures for China’s hotel industry*, 2005-09
                                          • Figure 11: China’s hotel stock*, by star rating, March 2009
                                      • Tourism News

                                        • What Next?

                                          Travel and Tourism - China - February 2010

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