Chinese Tourists Splash Out Twice as Much as Americans: Chart

Chinese tourists spent the most overseas last year, splashing out $261 billion while on vacation, according to the World Tourism Organization. That’s more than twice the amount of people from the U.S., the next biggest spenders. Adjusting for foreign-exchange fluctuations, Chinese spending overseas rose 12 percent in local currency, cementing the country’s position as the world’s biggest spender for the fifth consecutive year.

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