CNN Japan Chinese overseas tourists, the past is spending up to 10 percent of the entire world CNN Japan Level this amount is more than the gross domestic product in the Middle East Qatar of year. According to the WTTC and the China National Tourism Administration, the total number of Chinese tourists that went out last year to travel abroad was about 120 million people and more than doubled in the past five years. When viewed on a global scale, the calculation of one of the 10 people to travel abroad is Chinese.