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Articles tagged “china outbound”

Chinese Travelers’ Overseas Spending Data Doesn’t Add up in the U.S., EU and Japan

Many Chinese travelers take overseas trips to buy goods and avoid taxes but it looks like that's having adverse effects on the global economy.

6 days ago

China’s Booming Middle Class Is Good News for Boeing and Airlines

An emerging middle class is great news not just for the manufacturer, but for airlines, hotels, destinations, and — most of all — those that emerge.

2 weeks ago

Chinese Tourists Avoid Taiwan as Political Tensions Rise

Tourism boards hate playing politics, but when situations get extreme the smart ones speak out about what's in their best interest.

2 weeks ago

Interview: UNWTO Secretary-General on the World-Changing Power of Travel

If you want to understand what's happening right now in global tourism, the first person you should listen to is the UNWTO's Taleb Rifai.

1 month ago

Japan Has a Word to Describe the Effects of Chinese Tourists’ ‘Explosive Shopping’

The diversification of Chinese tourists' shopping interests is good news for Japan. But as European tourism officials will tell you, they shouldn't be surprised if shopping habits change.

1 month ago

Cruise Ship Building Boom a Boon for Germany’s Shipbuilding Industry

China may be able to compete on price, but the long history Germany has building ships is still giving it an edge over emerging rivals.

2 months ago

Las Vegas Will Get Its First Non-Stop Flights to Beijing in December

The new Hainan Airlines service will help boost Las Vegas' gambling operations and drive higher convention attendance from Asia.

2 months ago

The U.S. Welcomed a Record Number of Overseas Tourists in 2015

International travel had another banner year in 2015, but given currency challenges and uncertainties such as the Brexit vote, the odds are against a repeat performance in terms of international visitor arrivals in 2016.

2 months ago

Royal Caribbean Is Optimistic About China Despite Pricing Troubles

Royal Caribbean is adamant that it is in China for the long haul, despite short-term pricing pressures. It will be interesting to see how the rest of the industry responds if capacity proves difficult to absorb.

2 months ago

Yellowstone National Park Helps Chinese Tourists With Mandarin-Speaking Rangers

The U.S. has long been less hospitable to non-English speakers than many other top tourist destinations. News like this makes us feel good.

3 months ago

Chinese Tourists See Brexit Vote and Pound Decline as One Big ‘Sale’ Sign

While we don't have Burberry on our shopping list, we look forward to feeling less squeezed this summer when we visit London. It's a feeling that most visitors have practically forgotten.

3 months ago

Visa Says We’re About to See a Huge Jump in International Travel

The boom in global travel is driving a huge increase in new tourism infrastructure development, which will make access easier and more affordable to more destinations, especially in emerging markets. But we will point out that the China and Russia numbers feel especially optimistic.

3 months ago