UNWTO: Chinese outbound tourism spending grew 8% in 2018

    UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reported (06-Jun-2019) China was the world’s largest outbound tourism market in terms of spending in 2018. Tourism spending rose 8% year-on-year to USD277 billion. Chinese spending was nearly double the scale of the next largest market, which was the US with USD144 billion in expenditure.