Today marks the start of mutual visa-free travel between Thailand and China, and Thai tourists may now visit China for up to 30 days without needing to first apply for a visa. Trip.com Group data shows that on 1 March, the number of Chinese tourists traveling to Thailand increased by more than 30% year-on-year. Meanwhile,

Today marks the start of mutual visa-free travel between Thailand and China, and Thai tourists may now visit China for up to 30 days without needing to first apply for a visa.

Trip.com Group data shows that on 1 March, the number of Chinese tourists traveling to Thailand increased by more than 30% year-on-year.

Meanwhile, travel orders from Thai tourists to China tripled year-on-year, an increase of over 160% compared to 2019. The Chinese cities most popular with Thai tourists include Shanghai, Guangzhou, Kunming, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Lijiang, and Shenzhen, among others.

Trip.com Thailand has launched a special page showcasing the many attractions and activities that visitors to China can partake in, alongside deals for accommodations, flights and more. Interest has been strong, with data showing that on the Trip.com Thailand site, the search popularity of China-related keywords increased more than three times year-on-year, and by more than 10% month-on-month.

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