Chinese tourists spent $12.2 billion in Japan last year
Chinese tourists are a source of revenue for the Japanese economy and they doubled their hotel stays in 2015, and spend more.
- They are used on objects rather than on products such as electrical appliances.
+111% on Hotels !
The number of nights visitors from mainland China stayed in hotels in Japan increased by over 111 % year on year to 16.46 million in 2015, while the number of visitors from Taiwan who stayed in Japanese hotels Climbed 34.9 percent to 10.71 million, the Japan Times said Monday.
To Increase incomes, the visa policies encourage the boom of Chinese visitors, according to a report by Ctrip online travel agency leader in China.
Their Shopping tastes have also changed !
While many Chinese consumers Bought eleven mainly household products, such as toilet seats and refrigerator, opting to spend more money on their clothes, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food products, according to the Airport Tax refund.
The purchasing power of Chinese tourists has given a significant boost to department stores and other retail sellers in Japan, while Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, intensified its efforts to increase the number of foreign tourists to 20 million 2020 Each year, the report said.
Chinese tourist wave splashes in Japan
The tour company said that Chinese visitors – more than 5 million of them – visited Japan in 2015 and account for a quarter of the 2020 Abe. They spent $ 12.2 billion in the country.
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