Chinese Outbound Travel News

Outbound tourism from China has been a major force in the global tourism industry before the pandemic. In 2019, Chinese travelers made 155 million trips abroad and spent almost $255 billion, amounting to 14% of global tourism revenue. The number of total outbound trips from China is expected to surpass 200 million in 2023 and 365 million by 2030. This would mean a significant recovery and growth for the global tourism industry. Follow news about this below.

Tourism

China’s Lunar New Year 2024: Group Tours Are Out, Northern Lights Are In

Xīn nián kuài lè! (Happy Chinese Lunar New Year, to those who celebrate.)

China’s Lunar New Year 2024: Group Tours Are Out, Northern Lights Are In

Airlines

Chinese Travelers Thinking Less of European Destinations

Today's podcast looks at Boeing’s bolt-less door plugs, Frontier’s path to more profitability, and Chinese travelers cooling on Europe.

Chinese Travelers Thinking Less of European Destinations

Daily Lodging Report

Chinese Outbound Travel Expected to Surge to Visa-Free Destinations

China’s outbound travel bookings for the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays have surged more than 10 times compared to the previous year.

Airlines

What JetBlue Saw in Spirit

Today's podcast looks at the JetBlue-Spirit merger, Airbnb's housing help, and Chinese travelers' American blues.

What JetBlue Saw in Spirit

Tourism

Chinese Travelers Are Still Cautious About Visiting the U.S. Here’s Why.

If you thought that by increasing flight capacity and stabilizing prices, the floodgates would open for Chinese travelers to enter U.S., then you may want to read this…

Chinese Travelers Are Still Cautious About Visiting the U.S. Here’s Why.

Daily Lodging Report

Nomura Predicts Chinese Tourism Level for 2024

Nomura reports that China's outbound tourism faces significant recovery challenges through 2024-2025, due to eased supply constraints but hampered by economic issues and reduced consumer demand, with a forecasted recovery to 73% of 2019's travel levels by year-end.

Tourism

China’s Great Reopening: Take 2

Remember the grand announcement of the “Chinese are coming” extravaganza in 2023? Turns out it was more of a slow dance than a stampede. Will 2024 finally be the year for the potential great return of the Chinese tourist?

China’s Great Reopening: Take 2

Tourism

Analyzing China’s Travel Reopening, Exactly A Year In

What's the state of Chinese tourism? It is one of the biggest questions facing the travel industry and we are looking for answers on the one-year anniversary of China's reopening.

Analyzing China’s Travel Reopening, Exactly A Year In

Hotels

Dubai’s Luxury Hoteliers Aim for Global Expansion

Today's podcast looks at Dubai's luxury promise, China's pent-up travel demand, and weaker tourism spending in the U.S.

Dubai’s Luxury Hoteliers Aim for Global Expansion

Online Travel

Trip.com: Easy Visa Rules Would Lift Chinese Travel

The Chinese travelers have changed and destinations that want them to visit, need to pay attention to what they want and how they can cater to them.

Trip.com: Easy Visa Rules Would Lift Chinese Travel