FT Confidential Research China outbound tourism survey 2017

Chinese tourists want more from their trips abroad than shopping sprees. Cash registers still ring to the sound of the Chinese tourist dollar, but FTCR found that the increased availability of goods at home means even first-time travellers are focused on making memories rather than stuffing their suitcases.

Latest FTCR outbound tourist survey finds growing demand to go abroad as prices fall 

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Mainland to account for more than 10 per cent of passengers as travel tastes evolve

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