Thailand won the most popular tourist destination by China Travel Agent Magazine
Beijing, 12 December, 2018 – Thailand won the Most Popular Tourist Destination Award for Chinese consumers in 2018, according to China Travel Agent Magazine, the country’s top-ranking publication for the Chinese travel trade.
The awards were conferred on 6 December, 2018, at the Regent Hotel, Beijing. The judging committee, selected by the China Travel Agent Magazine, included well-known travel industry experts, representatives of travel agents and media.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has five full-time marketing offices in Beijing, Kunming, Shanghai, Chengdu and Guangzhou, more than any other country.
China is Thailand’s leading source market of visitor arrivals. In January – October 2018, Thailand received 9.02 million Chinese visitors, up by almost 10% over the same period of 2017. Based on an average length of stay of eight days, they generated tourism revenue of more than 494 billion Baht, up 12.98% over the same period 2017.