China is now third-biggest tourist hot spot in the world place
Replacing Spain as of the third-largest visitor destination niche in the world's top tourism spots list, China is the third largest appeal for tourists now, according to Man Hogweed, director of the international coordination department at the China National Tourism organization.
Hogweed told medium that the number of global arrivals staying at least one dark reached 55.66 million in 2010, up 9.4 percent from the before year.
It's the first time China appear in the top three slot, followed by France, which had 78.95 million arrivals, and the joint States, which had 60.88 million, he said, while citing the figures according to the United Nations World Tourism association.
Earlier, the UNWTO predicted that China will become the world’s biggest target in the next five to seven years.
According to tourism industry experts, the Shanghai Expo and the Asian sport in Guangzhou were the major energetic factors for increased arrivals last year.
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China, the world's most emerging economy, is also one of the most emerging visitor destinations of the world. According to UNWTO, the country’s diverse culture, heritage sites, and culinary art have a physically powerful seize on tourists.
Tourism officials further expect that China’s outbound travel numbers could rise to 79 million by 2015, outdo Germany, which makes it the biggest outbound travel bazaar international.