During the week-long holiday in celebration of Lunar New Year, reservations and prices of outbound tours are set to rise, up 32 percent and almost 10 percent respectively since last year, according to a recent report by Beijing Youth Daily, quoting data from several travel agencies.
Booking data shows that Thailand, Japan, China’s Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Mauritius, the United States, Australia and France are the top ten destinations for Chinese outbound tourists during the Spring Festival. Trips to islands and beaches such as Phuket, Da Nang and Bali account for 60 percent of the total number of reservations during the holiday.
Hot springs and ski trips in Japan are also gaining popularity, with Hokkaido, Mount Fuji, Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka become the popular destinations in Japan for outbound Chinese tourists, according to the data.
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