The percentage point increases in China’s outbound travel activity have slowed a little, even as the total number of trips increased by 2.5 million travelers in the first half of 2016 versus the same period in 2015, reports the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA). Here is how the data look in tables produced by China Internet Watch.
—The total transactions of China’s online travel market exceeded $21.4 billion) in Q2 2016, an increase of 31.3 percent, year-on-year—or 8.9 percent—quarter on quarter, according to research data.
—The total revenues of China’s online travel agency market reached $1.05 billion) in Q2 2016, an increase of 46.1 percent year-on-year.
—Online booking of air tickets accounts for 57.2 percent of total online travel market revenues in China.