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Women's favorite tourism destinations unveiled

By Zhao Shan (People's Daily Overseas Edition)

16:40, March 13, 2012

Recently, the Chinese online tourism Website of published the Report on Women's Tourism Tendency 2011, which shows that tourism has turned into an essential part for modern women’s life. The percentage of women's decisions on tourism has increased from 65 percent to 85 percent, and women are usually deciders on the destination, route, hotel and means of transport and some other things.

Regarding the tourism destination, female tourists favor places with such characters as romance, shopping and cultural atmosphere.

In 2011, the top 10 tourism destinations favored most by women are Lijiang, Sanya, Xiamen, Chengdu, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Qingdao and Hangzhou.

The top 10 outbound tourism destinations favored most by women are Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Tokyo, Bali Island, Phuket, Maldives, Paris, London and Prague.

The report shows that 40 percent of the women spend less than 3,000 yuan per journey and 30 percent of them spend more than 5,000 yuan per journey. The tourist chain hotel, youth hotel, motor court and family hotel are most popular for many women.


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