Travel & Tourism generated, either directly or indirectly, $644 billion of China’s GDP in 2011. Travel & Tourism GDP is larger than that of the automotive manufacturing, education, and communication services sectors. In terms of its direct GDP, Travel & Tourism is nearly 60% larger than the direct GDP of the automotive manufacturing sector in China. Travel & Tourism generated, either directly or indirectly, 9.2% of China’s GDP in 2011. This is larger than the size of automotive manufacturing’s GDP impact at 8.0%.