Grow­ing in num­ber and so­phis­ti­ca­tion

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - FRONT PAGE -

More Chi­nese tourists are in­ter­ested in see­ing the world with their fam­i­lies — while pur­su­ing bet­ter shop­ping deals, a sur­vey dis­cov­ered.

TRAV­EL­ERS’ TENDENCIES DIFFER AMONG AGE GROUPS BORN AF­TER THE 1990s

Who they are: Mostly sin­gle young peo­ple who just en­tered or will en­ter the work­force

Defin­ing traits: Cu­rios­ity about the world and an ea­ger­ness to go ex­plore In­ter­ests: Honey­moons and cruises

BORN FROM 1970-89

Who they are: Chi­nese who have both par­ents and chil­dren to care for

Defin­ing traits: Be­lieve travel helps them stay in touch with par­ents and show world to kids

In­ter­ests: Out­ings with fam­ily — with or with­out par­ents — and cruises

BORN FROM 1950-1969

Who they are: Older Chi­nese with money and leisure time, and with a de­sire for qual­ity travel ex­pe­ri­ences

Defin­ing traits: Tourism is among their top in­ter­ests at this point in their life

In­ter­ests: Cruises or travel with fam­ily

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