Asia Pacific travelers are now world's leading in terms of leisure travel

October 27, 2015
The passport pages of the travelers from the Asia-Pacific countries are filling up at a quick rate than their other counterparts and they are now leading in the whole world in terms of leisure travel.

The recent study report reveals that the travelers from the Asia-Pacific countries had taken many leisure trips in the previous two-year period when compared to any other regions. Around 8 in 10 have travelled only for leisure that is ahead of the world’s average of 76%. When compared, the European recorded 81% and the American recorded 79%.

The study also reveals that the leisure travel is the most common among rich that makes almost 88% and also among the people with 36 to 44 years age groups which makes around 80%.

Travelers from Asia-Pacific region are leading in terms of leisure travel

The travelers from Asia Pacific regions are likely to mix their business trips with the leisure trips when they are abroad. Around 22% of the travelers from these regions told that their recent trips was for business and leisure purpose, which is ahead of the world’s average of 16%.

According to the experts, this region is well connected and it always appeal to the travelers as they are keen for exploring the new places and gaining the new foreign experiences.

The Survey report revealed that the Singapore travelers were on top who took the leisure trips which accounts almost 95% and is followed by the travelers from Hong Kong with 92%, Malaysia and South Korea with 90%.

The future spending by these travelers on the leisure travel would bring bright prospects for the tourism industry with the travelers from the Asia-Pacific regions lead internationally in terms of more spending and that accounts almost 71% which is followed by the Americans with 66% and then came the Europe with 56%.

The average spending of the Asia Pacific traveler is around USD 3,501 as the travelers from the countries like Australia, China and India will be the top spenders from Asia Pacific regions with USD 4,501, but they stand third behind the US travelers and travelers from Saudi Arabia with USD 5,501.

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