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China Has Largest Number Of Outbound Tourists

Chinese Outbound Tourists

Chinese nationals have become the largest number of foreign tourists visiting other countries in 2015. This was an increase of 19.5 per cent year on year and nearly 13 times the level in 1998, state run Xinhua news agency reported.

The increase in outbound tourists is attributed to more relaxed visa policies and rising disposable incomes. The rising number of Chinese tourists has made several countries, including India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced e-visas to Chinese tourists during his visit to China in May this year.Chinese government tourism statistics say that Chinese outbound tourists had spent a record $164.8 billion overseas in 2014.