We’ve curated another list of interesting infographics from the tourism industry for tour operators to enjoy. Have a scroll through to learn some interesting facts!
Total export earnings generated by international tourism in 2013 reached US$ 1.4 trillion. Receipts earned by destinations from international visitors grew by 5% to reach US$ 1159 billion, while an additional US$ 218 billion was earned by international passenger transport.
Source: Travel Daily News
According to PhoCusWright’s China Consumer Travel Report, Chinese mobile adoption has leapfrogged ownership of desktop and laptop computers, and travelers are using their mobile devices to do a broad range of travel-related activities.
Chinese travelers fall into five main categories, and all of them are using the internet at unprecedented levels to plan their trips, according to a new white paper by CIC and GroupM Knowledge. Business, self-driving, package tourism, luxury shopping, and “backpacking” tourists are all increasingly using online travel services for information, advice, reviews, and booking.
Source: Jing Daily
When searching for new local establishments, 66 percent of customers turn to the Internet. And increasingly they’re able to find online reviews there from other users.
Our top holiday destinations are different on the whole, with the exception of Paris has remained a firm favourite for city breaks for 150 years.
And we may think that the need to take our gadgets on holiday with us is a modern phenomenon, but the Victorians were just as attached to their ‘cutting edge’ trinkets. While they may have packed a compass, a pocket watch, a journal, a travel guide and a map, we are lucky enough to be able to combine them all in our digital devices.
Source: Daily Mail
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