Report on Urban Tourism Development in China

2011

China continues to develop as a leading powerhouse in tourism, and it becomes ever more important to examine the various facets of tourism in China in order to understand the potential of this market, and the effect it will have on global tourism. This report analyses the statistics of Chinese inbound metropolitan tourism markets, as well as the outbound trends of metropolitan residents from 2000 to 2007. Twenty of China’s best tourism cities are analyzed. Originally released in Chinese by the Shanghai Institute of Tourism in 2009, this English edition provides special insight into China’s cities as source markets as well as destinations.