Athens in the Top Three ‘Wish List’ of European Places to Travel for the Chinese

Visiting Athens is the third top priority for Chinese tourists that are planning a European holiday.

According to research published by the Hotels.com Chinese International Travel Monitor, 4 percent of Chinese travellers say they would like to see the Greek capital.

The most popular destination in this category was Paris, with 18 percent saying they wanted to travel there, followed by London on 5 percent.

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The average amount Chinese travellers spend per day has increased from 414 dollars in 2016 to 446 dollars this year, a rise of 8 percent.

The study says that the across all generations, Chinese travellers intend to travel more independently in the future.

The activities chosen in the different regions vary slightly, with dining and sightseeing topping local expenses in Europe, while shopping tops the list of expenses in the United States.