Findings from a recent survey suggest that young, independent Chinese travellers will lead the way when it comes to holidaying abroad. But what will become of big bus group tours? Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong Findings from a recent survey suggest that young, independent Chinese travellers will lead the way when it comes to holidaying abroad. But what will become of big bus group tours? Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong
Findings from a recent survey suggest that young, independent Chinese travellers will lead the way when it comes to holidaying abroad. But what will become of big bus group tours? Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong
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Could Covid-19 spell the end of Chinese group tourism? Survey sees rise in independent travel aspirations

  • Residents of China’s tier one cities were asked about their appetite for travel in 2020, with almost half saying they hoped to holiday abroad
  • Younger sightseers, who overwhelmingly want to travel independently, are expected to lead the way, leaving the guided tour group behind

Findings from a recent survey suggest that young, independent Chinese travellers will lead the way when it comes to holidaying abroad. But what will become of big bus group tours? Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong Findings from a recent survey suggest that young, independent Chinese travellers will lead the way when it comes to holidaying abroad. But what will become of big bus group tours? Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong
Findings from a recent survey suggest that young, independent Chinese travellers will lead the way when it comes to holidaying abroad. But what will become of big bus group tours? Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong
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