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lundi 7 septembre 2015

576.900 Chinese tourists visited Japan

Although there are signs that China's economic crisis may be slightly amortization of Chinese tourists spend in the region, tourism-related businesses in destinations such as Japan, Thailand and Australia said company still booming.

Hong Kong travel is slowing down 

A place where the Chinese tourism is slowed Hong Kong, long a favorite destination of visitors from the mainland, where the tourism China'sjapan suppression of corruption and extravagance were taking a toll even before Beijing devalued its currency in August 11 . Retail sales fell 2.8% in July, the fifth consecutive month of decline, the Hong Kong Retail Management Association said this week. The number of Chinese visitors to Hong Kong fell by nearly 10% in July, faster than the overall decline of 8.4% for the month, compared with growth of 11.2% a year earlier, according to Data from the Tourist Office of Hong Kong published Monday.

In 2013, the organization said, Chinese travelers abroad spent a total of $ 129 billion. The main destinations for Chinese travelers last year were Hong Kong, Thailand, Macau, South Korea and Japan, according to a survey by CLSA brokerage. The importance of China in the tourism industry has exploded with the economy: the share of Chinese households with annual disposable income above $ 55,000 has tripled in just five years, according to Euromonitor data provider. This has led to millions of consumers in the Chinese middle class traveling abroad. China was the source of world No.1 cross-border tourists since 2012, according to the World Tourism Organization, which estimates the total number of outbound trips from China increased by 11 million 109 million last year .

Japan Tourism said 576.900 people from mainland China visited Japan 

Outgoing growth prospects of China's tourism is robust, thanks to the strength of the yuan against the currency in popular tourist destinations, low fuel prices and increasing air capacity, said CAPA Centre for Aviation in a report last week.

The National Organization of Japan Tourism said 576.900 people from mainland China visited Japan in July, more than double the number of the previous year.

A Chinese 40, from Guizhou Province in China, waiting for a bus recently before a duty-free shop in Akihabara electronics district of Tokyo. Ms. Woo, during his first visit to Japan, she said stored on eye drops and other health care products, adding that she did not care that they had become a bit more expensive since the devaluation of the Chinese currency. A spokesman Kamome Tourism Co., which operates tours in Japan that meet the Chinese and other foreign visitors, said the company had seen a decline in bookings for September, but added that it was unclear whether the economy or seasonal factors were to blame.

The Chinese traveller  trust Japanese medicine

"The Chinese people trust Japanese medicine," she said. "We do not trust Chinese medicine."
Goldman Sachs analysts calculated that, even though stocks in Shanghai fall another 10%, economic growth in China capita falls 2 points short of the forecasts of the International Monetary Fund percentage and the yuan decline another 5% against the yen The economic benefits of Chinese tourism to Japan only slightly easier. Yuthasak Supasorn, governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, said the impact was expected Chinese slowdown to be minimal in the short term, although the China National Day on October 1, which starts twice a year Golden Week Holiday Travel-period, would be a better indicator. Thailand provides a year on year increase of 60% of Chinese arrivals in 2015, when more than 7.5 million visitors are expected for the country and bring about 350 billion baht ($ 9.7 billion) in tourism revenue, an increase 75%. During the first seven months of 2015, the number of Chinese tourists has more than doubled to 4.7 million arrivals, Mr Yuthasak said.

Mr Yuthasak said initial indications showed the number of applications of Thai visa by the Chinese was slightly, but added that the deadly bombing at a shrine in Bangkok last month probably also contributed to the decline. He said he expects the economic woes of China leading Chinese tourists to be more cautious in their spending, adding that the Tourism Authority has been working on a new marketing campaign targeting high-income Chinese travelers who would less price sensitive.

Statistics from the Australian office said Friday that the number of visitors from mainland China jumped 16% to 84,200 in July from the same month a year earlier, which means more Chinese began in Australia any other nationality outside of New Zealanders.

Spending by Chinese tourists to Australia increased by 32% to nearly 7 billion Australian dollars (US $ 4.9 billion) for the year ended June, a separate government report earlier in the week showed, placing the Chinese at the top of the list of line rentals. Spending by Chinese visitors contributed 6% to the economic growth of Australia last year, according to a study from Australia and New Zealand Banking Group.

Some tour operators have already taken the most profitable of the Australian winter season in years. Michael Healy, a sales manager at Quicksilver Cruises, which runs diving and sailing trips in the waters along the Great Barrier Reef, said that the last three months have been the most successful company in more than 'a decade.

"We saw a significant escalation of the household number, but Chinese figures were unprecedented, really," said Healy, who employed several Chinese-speaking diving instructors to help the surge of tourists from China .

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