CNBC.com reports on the rush for airports, airlines and travel companies to prepare for both inbound and outbound Chinese travel:
This year, China’s outbound departures are predicted to top 65 million after reaching over 57 million in 2010, according to a report from the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI). The UN World Travel Organization (UNWTO) estimates that there will be 100 million Chinese outbound trips by 2020… Europe and the Middle East are also trying to lure Chinese tourists with the promise of fashion, art and culture.
The article also comments on the large scale group travel trend likely to be seen from outbound Chinese tourists.
Read the entire CNBC article, World’s Travel Industry Gears Up For Globe-Trotting Chinese