Chinese visitors are flocking to the United States. According to the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries at the US Department of Commerce, there were 802,000 Chinese visitors to the US in 2010 – more than 53 percent more than in 2009. Chinese visitors insurance can help protect tourists visiting the US. Whether the trip is for business or pleasure, Chinese visitors insurance can protect against high medical bills.
The Chinese tourist in 2010 spent a collective amount of $5 billion on travel, accommodation, flights and sight seeing as well as spending money in US stores and restaurants. That’s a massive $6,241 per person.
The top destination for Chinese tourists is New York and three of the top 10 US travel destinations are in California. According to the California Travel and Tourism Commission, Chinese visitors to the state increased by 49 percent in 2010.
China has become the fourth-biggest source of visitors to the US after the UK, Australia and Japan. Chinese visitors insurance can provide coverage for medical expenses including intensive care and doctors visits.