According to the latest research report on the economic impact of the travel & tourism sector released by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on October 26, Chengdu’s yearly growth in the travel and tourism industry ranks 5th worldwide, at a rate of 11.2%.
The research program surveyed 65 cities across the world with high rankings in terms of visitors and travel expense, including 21 from the Asia-Pacific Region. The report indicates that the annual average growth rates of the world and Asia-Pacific are 4% and 5.8%, respectively.
Chengdu's tourist sector is growing positively according to statistics from Chengdu Municipal Tourism Bureau. In the first three quarters of this year, the city received 158.48 million visitors, including 2.314 million from overseas, which increased 4.55% and 10.91% respectively over the same period of a year ago, and it realized a total tourist revenue of 215.19 billion yuan, up 20.23% year on year.

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