- Posted by Newsdesk
- On 18th October 2017
- china, FIT, OTAs, package group tour, tourism, trend shift, typical Chinese tourist
The stereotypical image of the typical Chinese tourist abroad is often still that of a tour group member, jumping off a coach to have a quick look and to take a selfie in front of a major landmark before jumping back onto the bus to simply repeat the same process again at the next destination.
Nevertheless, for the Chinese, travelling as part of a package group tour is no longer seen as a means of being able to gain prestige among their peer group back home and is consequently decreasing in popularity. As many Chinese continue to gain more international experience, they do not see it necessary to be held “hostage” by a tour guide […]
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