According to the Xiamen Tourism Bureau, Xiamen received a total of about 68 million domestic and international tourists from January to December in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 12.17 percent. Tourism revenue for the period was RMB 96.826 billion, up by 16.33 percent year on year.
About 95 percent of visitors were domestic tourists, up by 12.13 percent year on year.
Of total domestic tourists, 28.698 million stayed overnight in Xiamen, up by 10.03 percent year on year, and 35.425 million chose one-day tours, an increase of 13.9 percent year on year.
The total number of international tourists increased year-on-year by 12.78 percent to 3.578 million. Of those, 2.285 million made overnight stays, up by 12.77 percent, and 1.293 million made one-day tours in Xiamen, up by 12.8 percent year on year.