Tourism: the decline of the West and the rise of the East

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Tourism: the decline of the West and the rise of the East

2017-12-07 02:00:18 524 ℃

is now the peak season for tourism. Ibiza, Bali Island and Miami are all good tourist destinations. Of course, you can also drive your family to the nearby beach for leisure. August, as a holiday month in the eyes of the western world, is a golden time for the tourism industry. But the industry's contribution to the economy has been underestimated for a long time.

Tourism: the decline of the West and the rise of the East

in Thailand beach sunbathing on the Germans, British backpackers in Dubai or in Venice is not only the self Americans on vacation, they also make a contribution to the world economy. According to the data provided by World Travel & (Tourism Council), tourism output accounts for 10% of the total GDP and provides nearly 300 million jobs. With the rise of the middle class in emerging countries, they have formed a middle class characteristic holiday preference. According to the Credit Suisse survey, most of the consumers in emerging countries believe that travel is the best way to consume. China, South Korea, Malaysia, India... Asia has witnessed the blowout development of the global outbound tour.

Tourism: the decline of the West and the rise of the East

China is the head of the emerging market. According to the data of U.N. World Tourism Organization (hereinafter referred to as UNWTO), last year, the number of outbound tourists in China reached 135 million passengers, spending 261 billion yuan, more than the sum of Greece and Portugal GDP. At this point, China's outbound travel has become the largest market in the world as it surpasses the United States in both person time and consumption. More and more Chinese tourists choose the United States as a tourist destination. According to the U.S. Commerce Department data, they consumed $33 billion in the United States in 2016. Although thousands of miles away, China is the third largest passenger market in the United States, followed by Canada and Mexico.

Tourism: the decline of the West and the rise of the East

, though the US President Trump blamed the trade deficit on China, the US tourist industry is trying to attract Chinese tourists. No surprise, the US tourism conference has organized a group discussion on attracting Chinese tourists. The answer is the same: shopping. Chinese tourists favor the coastal areas of the United States, including one or two in California and New York, where 70% of the Chinese tourists have taken place. And according to the Department of Commerce, Losangeles is the most popular city for them to visit.

Tourism: the decline of the West and the rise of the East

American Hotel is a pioneer in serving Chinese tourists, who first provided them with hot tea, Chinese menu and common Chinese food. This month, Marriott International of Maryland announced its cooperation with Chinese electricity giant Alibaba group to serve Chinese consumers. Alibaba is the world's sixth largest retailer, Alipay's turnover last year was $1 trillion and 700 billion. Not only did Marriott target Chinese tourists: Kaiser The Palace Hvar Hotel in Las Vegas accepted WeChat's payment, and Virginia group of Hilton launched Hilton welcome (Hilton Huanying) project for tourists.

Tourism: the decline of the West and the rise of the East

India outbound travel is also booming. Now, the number of outbound tourists in India is 20 million per year, the UNWTO forecast, by 2020, this number will reach 50 million. The main force of the outbound tour is the young and the growing middle class. The main tourist destinations are: Singapore, Dubai, Bangkok, Paris, London and New York. Jordan, Australia, Israel and other countries are also simplifying the entry formalities of India citizens. In the year of

Tourism: the decline of the West and the rise of the East

2015, tourists from India traveled to the United States to break through 1 million people per year, reaching 1 million 100 thousand passengers in 2016. According to the Ministry of Commerce, the number of visitors to the United States and India has increased by 113% every year since 2009, but business trips are significantly more than leisure trips. Like Chinese tourists, India tourists travel to the United States for shopping and the second is sightseeing. According to data provided by Visa, by 2025, tourists from larger economies in Asia are expected to spend $365 billion a year in the United States, 3 times as much as local tourists. As far as the population of Asian countries is concerned, this gap may be only a lot more. By 2030, 60% of the world's population will live in Asia. With the population of Africa, 77% of the world's population will be concentrated in the two regions of Asia and Africa.

Tourism: the decline of the West and the rise of the East

Alders Huxley (Aldous Huxley) once said: "traveling means finding that all other countries once had the wrong impression." Over the past 10 years, the rapid development of international tourism in Asia may also have the effect of tourism industry in Europe after the explosion similar and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the rise in Europe, a whole generation of Germans and the British, French and Scandinavia people to better understand each other and abandoned once for each other stereotype. This is not a trivial matter for the continent of the most brutal war in human history that has occurred in the last century, which is two times in the past century. The pan European exchange, Erasmus students