China’s expanding tourism market creates more and better jobs
12/20/2019|10:21:09 AM|eTN

Undoubtedly, China is one of the most significant outbound tourism markets on the globe. It seems that the locals spend more than the Germans and the Americans when it comes down to international trips. Inbound tourism has become stable in recent years. The constant growth of visitors come to explore the Middle Kingdom; the number is expected to rise owing to cheap flight fares and preferential visa policies. Individuals’ insatiable appetite for tourism is creating new employment opportunities within the travel market.

The tourism industry has created an estimated number of 32,000 new employment positions in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the first half of the current year. Beyond the direct impact, tourism makes a considerable contribution to other sectors of activity, such as accommodation and catering. From January to June 2019, roughly 76 million tourists visited Xinjiang, which is more than in 2018. 

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