Beijing News (reporter Wang Shengnan) on October 23, the reporter of Beijing News learned from the official website of the Ministry of culture and tourism that as of June 30, 2019, the total number of travel agencies nationwide had reached 37794. In terms of the distribution of national travel agencies, the eastern region, the western region, the central region and the northeast region account for 51%, 23%, 18% and 8% of the total number of national travel agencies respectively. There are five regions with more than 2500 travel agencies, namely Guangdong, Beijing, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shandong, among which Guangdong has the largest number, 3108.
According to statistics, in the first half of 2019, the number of outbound tourism organizations of national travel agencies reached 30.675 million person times and 154.6919 million person days. In the first half of the year, the top ten destination countries or regions ranked by the number of outbound tourism organizations were Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Taiwan, Macao, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and South Korea. In addition, 5.971 million outbound tourists, 21.4909 million person days, 8.5616 million person days and 26.2456 million person days were received by national travel agencies.