Along with the rapid development of China's economy, the tourism sector in China has experienced strong growth in recent years. As more people travel, demand for travel services increased. In the five years through 2017, revenue for the Travel Agencies industry in China has increased at an annualized rate of 9.5% to $76.2 billion. ACMR-IBISWorld forecasts that growth will increase by 5.0% annually over the next five years, as the government is emphasizing the strategic importance of tourism. In 2022, industry revenue is projected to reach $97.5 billion.China has become the world's fourth most popular destination for international tourists and the most popular within Asia...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Tourism relies heavily on the condition of the economy and the population's disposable income level. Along with the rapid development of China's economy, the tourism sector in China has experienced strong growth in recent years. As more people travel, demand for travel services from the Travel Agencies industry have increased.Rising household disposable income levels enabled more Chinese people to afford tours within China and to visit foreign countries. As a result, domestic and outbound tourism experienced growth during the past five years. In late 2007, the United States and China signed an agreement to liberalize restrictions on Chinese tourists visiting the United States. Thi...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Travel Agencies Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Travel Agencies Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Household Disposable Income and Tourism - Visitor Nights: Total in the Travel Agencies industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Travel Agencies Industry?

    Firms in the Travel Agencies industry in China mainly provide travel services for businesses, groups and individuals. These services include consultation, travel planning and proposals, scheduling, accommodation and transportation. These services are primarily provided by domestic travel agencies and international travel agencies based in China. This industry does not include tour guide services provided by operators at the actual location, nor agencies selling only air or rail tickets.

    Industry Products
  • Domestic travel agency services
  • International travel agency services
  • Industry Activities
  • International travel services
  • Domestic travel services
  • Tourist guide service
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Tourism - Visitor Nights: Total
  • Leisure and Recreational Activity - Tourism
  • Natural - Ecological & Disasters
  • Political Stability

  • Current Performance
    Industry performanceExports and importsEnterprises and wagesProfitabilityImproved facilities and management
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    International tradeEnterprises and wagesLarge potential international market
  • Table: Travel Agencies Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Travel Agencies Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Oil & Petroleum Refining
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Airlines
  • Amusement Parks
  • Fast-Food Restaurants
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Motels
  • Passenger Rail Transport
  • Road Transportation of Passengers

  • Products & Services
  • Domestic travel agency services
  • International travel agency services
  • Chart: Travel Agencies Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic conditions
  • Consumer trends
  • Holidays in China
  • China's tourism sector
  • Domestic events

  • Major Markets
  • Domestic tourists
  • International tourists
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Travel Agencies Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases and rent
  • Wages
  • Sales
  • Administrative expenses
  • Depreciation
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Travel Agencies

  • Basis of Competition
  • Prices
  • Services
  • Location
  • Brand
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Travel Agencies Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    CITS Group Corporation, China CYTS Tours Holding Co., Ltd., HNA Tourism Group, Beijing Tourism Group, Shanghai Jinjiang International Travel Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: CITS Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China CYTS Tours Holding Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: HNA Tourism Group - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Tourism Group - financial performance
  • Table: Shanghai Jinjiang International Travel Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Travel Agencies Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Travel Agencies Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Person-times of Domestic Travel (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Domestic Tourists
  • Chinese people traveling within China.
  • Inbound Tourists
  • Foreign people traveling to China for a short period of time.
  • Outbound Tourists
  • Chinese people traveling to foreign countries for a short period of time.
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