China's per capita disposable income rose to 28,228 yuan in 2018, up 6.5% year-on-year in real terms.
During the week-long holiday in 2018, China's domestic tourist destinations received over 386 million visitors, and Chinese tourists reached 68 countries and regions overseas, according to China's tourism authorities.
Ctrip, China's leading online travel agency, forecast that 7 million Chinese tourists will travel to over 500 tourist destinations in more than 90 countries and regions during the Spring Festival holiday this year.
Qiu Cheng, general manager of Longxingtianxia travel agency of Lanzhou in Gansu Province, said Thailand and Japan are among the most popular tourist destinations for customers this Spring Festival.
A report based on big data from Tuniu, China's online travel agency, shows that up to 55% of outbound travelers that applied for visas during Spring Festival were applying with their families.
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