Chinese outbound tourism next stop: To the far side of the moon
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- On 23rd January 2019
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According to new data issued by UNWTO, 2018 saw 1.4 billion international trips taking place. Following 1.322 billion in 2017, that would be an increase of 78 million trips, out of which 17 million trips, or more than 20% of the total, would be the result of Mainland Chinese crossing a border. As the “W” in the name of the organisation implies, all these trips are taking part in the “World”, so any space travel, for instance to the far side of the moon, would not be counted at the moment.
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