Aviation, Travel and Tourism

Chinese tourists spent $250 billion in 2017

Chinese tourists pose for photos in front of the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Act XIX (the 19th consecutive national protest on a Saturday) of the "yellow vests" movement in Paris, France, March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier - RC1CAD5A0980

Due to a number of factors, tourists from China are the largest contributors to global outbound tourism. Image: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier - RC1CAD5A0980

Agne Blazyte
Writer, Statista
Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Aviation, Travel and Tourism is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Aviation, Travel and Tourism

Have you read?
Image: Statista
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

Sign up for free

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Aviation, Travel and TourismChinaGeo-economics
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Venice is charging visitors to tackle overtourism. What are other holiday destinations doing?

Gabi Thesing

September 21, 2023


About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum