The growth in tourism from China has been exponential.
From 2015 to 2016, over 400,000 tourists from China visited New Zealand (growth of 27.9%) and it is predicted to almost double by 2018. Chinese tourists are travelling everywhere in New Zealand with more of them making their own decisions on where they stay and what and where they buy. Don't miss out on this tourist boom and be prepared by accepting the world's most issued card.
- Over 5.4 billion UnionPay Cards are issued worldwide.
- UnionPay is the most popular card brand in China. The overwhelming majority of Chinese travellers carry their UnionPay debit and credit cards when they travel abroad.
- In 2015, Chinese outbound tourists spent 1.045 trillion USD, marking a year-on-year growth.
More information: http://www.unionpayintl.com/en/