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Here are the top eight destinations attracting the most Chinese tourists, according to research institute China International Travel Mart (CITM).

No 5 United Kingdom

Percentage of Chinese travelers: 10%

Christmas lights shine on Regent Street and in Mayfair, London on Dec 13, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

No 5 Thailand

Percentage of Chinese travelers: 10%

Tourists stand along the beach of Phuket Island, May 2016. [Photo/VCG]

No 5 Singapore

Percentage of Chinese travelers: 10%

The Marina Bay in Singapore, July 15, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

No 5 Japan

Percentage of Chinese travelers: 10%

A sales clerk helps a customer at the Lotte Duty Free Shop in the Ginza shopping complex in Tokyo on April 20, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

No 3 Canada

Percentage of Chinese travelers: 16%

Two bikers pedal along a street in Vancouver on Oct 24, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

No 3 Australia

Percentage of Chinese travelers: 16%

Tourists look at a phone as they stand in front of the Sydney Harbor Bridge at sunset, July 5, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

No 1 United States

Percentage of Chinese travelers: 18%

People participate in the annual Houston Art Car Parade celebration. [Photo/VCG]

No 1 France

Percentage of Chinese travelers: 18%

File photo taken on April 9, 2017, shows the Eiffel tower (L) and the Grand Palais (R) in Paris. [Photo/VCG]

Source : chinadaily.com.cn