UK seeks to attract Chinese visitors ahead of Golden Week

UK Seeks To Attract Chinese Visitors Ahead Of Golden Week

The UK could look forward to a rise in visitors by China inside coming week as China National Day as well as the Golden Week holiday begin.

UK Seeks To Attract Chinese Visitors Ahead Of Golden Week

Golden Week is actually a prime time of travel for the Chinese as well as more are choosing to visit the UK than ever.

UK Seeks To Attract Chinese Visitors Ahead Of Golden Week

Latest official statistics show which there were a record number of visits by China to the UK inside first quarter of 2017.

UK Seeks To Attract Chinese Visitors Ahead Of Golden Week

by January to March which year, there were 54,000 visits by China, up 27 per cent on the same period last year, with visitors spending a record £91 million, up 27 per cent.

UK Seeks To Attract Chinese Visitors Ahead Of Golden Week

Latest data by ForwardKeys shows which flight bookings by China to the UK for September to November are tracking ten per cent up on the same period last year.

UK Seeks To Attract Chinese Visitors Ahead Of Golden Week

VisitBritain chief executive Sally Balcombe said which China, the globe’s most valuable outbound market, was a huge tourism opportunity for Britain.

UK Seeks To Attract Chinese Visitors Ahead Of Golden Week

She added: “We want Britain to top the list as must-go-today destination for Chinese travellers as well as to give them a world-class pengunjung experience.

“As well as generating which easier to get here, with increased route development as well as airline seat capacity, we’re working with our partners to get great tactical deals in market as well as increasing the services which visitors experience.

“With our shops, pengunjung attractions as well as accommodation offering great value for Chinese travellers, which is actually a great time to come to Britain.”

In August which year, Britain was about 12 per cent more affordable for visitors by China than which was the same month in 2015.

In November, VisitBritain will lead a large scale travel trade mission – Destination Britain China – to Guangzhou, in southern China, bringing out 65 UK tourism companies to meet with China’s top travel agents.

Visitors by China spent, on average, almost £2,000 per visit in Britain in 2016, more than three times the all market average.

They also stay longer, an average of 20 nights compared to the all market average of seven as well as travel more widely across Britain than some other visitors.

For every 22 visits by China to the UK, one job is actually created in Britain’s tourism industry.

VisitBritain has ambitions to double spend by Chinese visitors to £1 billion annually by 2020.

In 2016, visitors by China spent £513 million inside UK.

Tourism is actually worth £127 billion to the UK economy, creating jobs as well as boosting economic growth across its nations as well as regions.

UK seeks to attract Chinese visitors ahead of Golden Week

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