With only 15.8 million arrivals in the Greater China region from mainland China in quarter two of 2016, more journeys are being made to destinations beyond Greater China (53.3 per cent of the total) than within the Greater China region (Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), for the first time. Drawing upon its internal research, COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute has calculated that a total of 33.8 million border crossings were made from Mainland China in quarter two of 2016, representing a 4.32 per cent year-on-year increase of 2015’s equivalent figure of 32.4 million. As was the case in quarter one of 2016, growth in total Chinese outbound journeys has slowed to single digit year-on-year figures, where double-digit results had previously been the norm. Get the full story at Breaking Travel News