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Countries Are Lowering Visa Requirements to Accommodate Chinese Tourists
49 countries and regions across the globe now have visa-free or “visa-on-arrival policies” for Chinese travelers.
An increasing number of European countries are altering their visa-application procedures to draw in tourists from China. In 2012, China became the largest tourism source market in the world. Last year alone, Chinese tourists spent $129 billion on foreign travel. By 2027, the country is expected to to have exceeded the United States as the world’s biggest travel and tourism economy.
The boom is encouraging countries all over the world to make travel easier for tourists from China. Till now, 49 countries and regions across the globe now have visa-free or “visa-on-arrival policies” for Chinese travelers.
Countries are now working to minimize these obstacles by making it easier to obtain visas, reducing required documentation, speeding up the procedure, opening more application centers, and providing regular visitors with longer term multi-entry visas.
Mutual visa exemption between 4 foreign coutries and China
Bahamas, Mauritius, San Marino, and Seychelles
8 countries reqire Unilateral visa exemption for Chinese tourists
Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Jeju Island of Korea, Saipan of The Northern Mariana Islands, Samoa,South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands, and Turks and Caicos Islands.
37 coutries issue visa on arrival for Chinese tourists
Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Coate d'Ivoire, Comores, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Nepal, Palau, Saint Helena, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Vietnam.

Related News in Chinese: 对中国公民实施免签、落地签的国家(地区)达49个

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