The four key factors to attract Chinese tourists are direct flights, visa convenience, sensitivity to Chinese holidays and security, according to ForwardKeys.
Chinese nationals accounted for 47% of the 17.2 million foreigners who visited South Korea in 2016, but the number of Chinese tourists fell 48.3% to 4.16 million in 2017.
Young people make up the majority of the Japan-bound tourists. Of those making bookings on Ctrip, about 70% are under the age of 35, the report said.
Not the city, not the hoteliers, locals know the key strengths of an area better than anyone.
In the last two years, work on 66 projects has already started. Fifty projects will start construction this year and the rest 13 will start in the following two years.
In 2017, the number of tourists in China's theme parks reached 190 million, an increase of 20%.
The project is scheduled to start construction in 2019 and open in 2021 with an estimated number of 10 million tourists each year.
Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger said the company took action to offset the effects of “softness in the tourism market” at Shanghai Disney Resort.
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