The three-day event has built an exchange platform for domestic and international travel agents, service providers and airlines by promoting multi-party dialogues.
The first ten months of 2023 saw four-digit growth in visitor numbers when compared with the same period in 2022, or more than 60% of pre-pandemic levels.
$500 billion will be dedicated to promoting Saudi Arabia's attractions in new territories.
The city's mayor hopes "APEC will be an important part of making sure that (the Chinese) people remember San Francisco is the gateway to China."
Visitors are redirecting their purchasing activities to other European destinations.
Chinese tourists visiting Japan spent 25 percent more on tax-free goods in October than in the same month in 2019.
More flights have been announced by airlines of both countries amid stabilizing bilateral ties.
The most popular overseas destinations for Chinese travelers during the winter are Thailand, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, the United States, Malaysia, Indonesia, UK, Norway and South Korea.
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