This summer, Ctrip, China's largest online travel agency, saw bookings for overseas luxury hotels surge nearly 50 percent year-on-year, according to its Ctrip Hotel College Data Research Center.
Tokyo tops the list of the most popular overseas destinations, with the number of bookings for hotel rooms in the city expanding by nearly 100 percent over the same period last year, according to Ctrip.
Meanwhile, customer bookings for rooms at child-friendly hotels witnessed significant growth as young families are traveling more, Ctrip found.
Let's take a look at the top 10 overseas destinations that received the largest number of hotel bookings from outbound travelers from the Chinese mainland this summer.
No 10 Sapporo, Japan
A Japanese noodle shop in Sapporo on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido on Feb 25, 2018. [Photo/VCG]
No 9 Chiang Mai, Thailand
People release floating lanterns during the festival of Yee Peng in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand, Nov 14, 2016. [Photo/Agencies]
No 8 Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Mantanani island, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. [Photo/VCG]
No 7 Kyoto, Japan
Participants in Heian period dress parade through the grounds of Kyoto Imperial Palace during the Aoi Festival on May 15, 2018 in Kyoto, Japan. [Photo/VCG]
No 6 Bali island, Indonesia
Uluwatu cliffs, Bali island, Indonesia. [Photo/VCG]
No 5 Bangkok, Thailand
Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, Feb 21, 2018. [Photo/VCG]
No 4 Singapore
This photograph taken on May 27, 2018 shows people viewing the Marina Bay Sands hotel and resort from the Merlion Park in Singapore. [Photo/VCG]
No 3 Osaka, Japan
People walk through a shopping district in Osaka, western Japan October 22, 2017. [Photo/VCG]
No 2 Phuket island, Thailand
The sun rises over Chalong Pier, in Phuket, Thailand, on July 8, 2018. [Photo/VCG]
No 1 Tokyo, Japan
Kawazu-zakura cherry blossoms in bloom with Tokyo Skytree behind on Feb 22, 2017, in Tokyo, Japan. [Photo/VCG]