Articles tagged “china outbound”

China Warns Citizens Against Visiting Australia Alleging Discrimination

China Warns Citizens Against Visiting Australia Alleging Discrimination

Anirudh Saligrama, Reuters

In Australia, about a third of the approximately 60 racism complaints made to a state anti-discrimination watchdog this year have been related to the pandemic. No wonder many Chinese are concerned.

1 month ago

When You Don’t Have Any Domestic Tourism to Rely On: Maldives as a Pandemic Case Study

When You Don’t Have Any Domestic Tourism to Rely On: Maldives as a Pandemic Case Study

Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Skift

The coronavirus pandemic has underscored Maldives’ tourism vulnerability. How this Indian Ocean nation strategizes its recovery path in the days ahead could be a good case study for other small island nations heavily reliant on foreign tourist dollars.

2 months ago

What Will Be the Blowback From China to Countries That Banned Its Travelers During Virus Outbreak?

What Will Be the Blowback From China to Countries That Banned Its Travelers During Virus Outbreak?

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Trip.com Group’s James Liang warned that countries that impose blanket bans on Chinese travelers will see a China tit-for-tat later. It may not happen, but here are some of the ways it could.

5 months ago

Intrepid Partners With Ctrip to Popularize Green Trips in China

Intrepid Partners With Ctrip to Popularize Green Trips in China

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Both partners seek growth when the home markets aren’t expanding as much as before. Intrepid needs Ctrip’s user base of 300 million while Ctrip needs Intrepid’s kind of journeys. But doubtful if sustainable travel will instantly be the norm in China. It's a start.

6 months ago

LVMH Bets on Restored Paris Mall With Hotel to Draw Chinese Tourists

LVMH Bets on Restored Paris Mall With Hotel to Draw Chinese Tourists

Robert Williams, Bloomberg

Can luxury travel help revive bricks-and-mortar retailing? LVMH is counting on it with its restored Paris department store opening next April, which will also see a new Cheval Blanc Hotel, restaurants, Christian Dior spa, and duty-free shopping.

8 months ago

San Diego Deploys Alipay to Boost Chinese Tourism

San Diego Deploys Alipay to Boost Chinese Tourism

Diana Cerqueira, Jing Travel

China is California’s top long-haul market. So it's a smart move for Brand USA and San Diego to partner with Alibaba, given that Chinese travelers use Alipay and online travel platform Fliggy on a daily basis.

9 months ago

Is India the New China for Tourist-Hungry Destinations?

Is India the New China for Tourist-Hungry Destinations?

Raini Hamdi, Skift

India is becoming the boat that lifts Asia-Pacific destinations that have become too dependent on China outbound travel, which is sputtering. Australia is a good example of this.

10 months ago

Australia’s China Travel Slump: A Blip or Something Bigger?

Australia’s China Travel Slump: A Blip or Something Bigger?

Martin Kelly, Skift

After years of phenomenal growth, Chinese inbound tourism has hit the wall in Australia. It’s a pivotal moment for an industry that has enjoyed a golden run over the past decade. The question now is what does the future hold for Australia’s international tourism industry? For now, the answer is far from clear.

10 months ago

Asia’s Beaches Suffer From Slump in Chinese Arrivals

Asia’s Beaches Suffer From Slump in Chinese Arrivals

Siraphob Thanthong-Knight, Harry Suhartono and Nguyen Xuan Quynh, Bloomberg

Asian beaches such as Phuket and Bali have welcomed droves of Chinese visitors with open arms. They can blame China's weakened economy and yuan all they want for an abrupt end to the bounty, but it's best to ask if they are still attractive to Chinese travelers.

10 months ago

Saudi Travelers to the Rescue of Mauritius as Chinese Turn Away

Saudi Travelers to the Rescue of Mauritius as Chinese Turn Away

Kamlesh Bhuckory and Pauline Bax, Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia is an unexpected bonus for Mauritius as the China and UK markets soften, but it will do well for the island to look at itself for the slowdown instead of blaming external factors. Issues such as pollution, traffic jams and a lack of experiences will eventually turn off Saudi Arabians too.

11 months ago

Alaska Sees Exponential Growth in Chinese Tourists

Alaska Sees Exponential Growth in Chinese Tourists

Associated Press

Explosive growth in Chinese tourists has been great for Alaska's tourism industry, but let's hope officials keep in mind the risks posed when wild landscapes become wildly popular.

12 months ago

Chinese Travelers Are Shunning the U.S.

Chinese Travelers Are Shunning the U.S.

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press

Trump’s policies and a strong dollar, in particular, have led to a drop in Chinese visitors but also sluggish international tourism growth in the U.S. more generally. The situation may not improve anytime soon. Destinations should invest in technologies that Chinese travelers demand to stay in the game.

1 year ago