Since the official launch of the ASEAN-China Tourism Cooperation Year in Manila in March, the two tourism blocs have grown closer together on tourism matters including the sharing of data and tourism statistics, the promotion of quality tourism, encouraging participation at travel trade shows through the ASEAN-China Centre, greater liberalised air connectivity, and the creation of a framework for better cruise and yacht tourism cooperation.

China is the biggest source of foreign tourists for the ASEAN region, up 6.4% in 2016 with 19.8 million Chinese visitors, while 10.34 million ASEAN tourists visited China, an increase of 57.8 %.

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