Chinese tourists made 130 million overseas trips in 2017, with total spending amounting to 115 billion U.S. dollars, according to a report jointly released by China Tourism Academy and online travel agency Ctrip.
Outbound visits by Chinese residents hit a record high of over 130 million in 2017, up 7 percent compared to 2016, making China the world's biggest travel guest source country.
Foreign tourists traveling to China this year are in for brand new experiences - enriched tourism products and routes, better local infrastructure and services, more local events and more, thanks to the "2018, Year of Integrated Tourism" campaign announced by the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA).
Cambodia is projected to receive about 1.7 million Chinese tourists in 2018, an expected increase of 40 percent from 1.21 million in 2017, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said Tuesday.
Service dogs for visually impaired passengers or those with hearing difficulties will be allowed free travel on China Southern Airlines flights, Xinhua reported on Monday.
The administration also stipulated that visits to manned stations must adhere to principles of environmental protection and not affect the scientific and logistics work there.
Goulanyao village in Hunan province is being hailed as a prime example of successful poverty reduction achieved by developing rural tourism.
Mount Wudang, known for its Taoist temples in central China's Hubei Province, began helicopter tours during the Spring Festival holiday.
To ease traffic pressure from holiday spenders in Hainan province, airline companies have started to operate more widebody aircraft from the island to help stranded tourists return home sooner, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
The Spring Festival holidays saw a tourism boom in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region thanks to favorable policies.