The World Tourism Cities Federation, a nonprofit, nongovernmental international organization organized voluntarily by tourist cities around the globe, said in a report last month that more than 100 million Chinese traveled overseas last year. Particularly, it identified residents of Tianjin, and Shandong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Liaoning, Hubei and Sichuan provinces as having the strongest demand. Dai Yu, marketing director of China's largest online travel agency Ctrip, said although Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou are still the top three tourist cities in 2014, the cities of Tianjin, Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, and Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, experienced the biggest growths. Get the full story at