Articles tagged “china outbound”

China Is Using Tourism to Taiwan as a Diplomatic Weapon

China Is Using Tourism to Taiwan as a Diplomatic Weapon

Brenda Goh and Muyu Xu, Reuters

Travel is always a political act. It's just that sometimes it's much more apparent than others.

1 day ago

Thailand’s 2017 Tourism Growth Looks Dim After Cheap Chinese Tour Crackdown

Thailand’s 2017 Tourism Growth Looks Dim After Cheap Chinese Tour Crackdown

Suttinee Yuvejwattana, Bloomberg

Cracking down on overtourism by Chinese tourists is a smart move by the Thai government but dealing with the short-term blowback from that will be a challenge for the country heading into 2017.

6 days ago

Thailand’s Crackdown on Cheap Chinese Tours Cuts Lunar New Year Holiday Numbers

Thailand’s Crackdown on Cheap Chinese Tours Cuts Lunar New Year Holiday Numbers

Pairat Temphairojana, Reuters

There's a level of responsibility and long-range thinking to this overtourism crackdown that we haven't seen from the Thai authorities before.

1 week ago

Thailand’s Tourism Industry Depends on China for Growth

Thailand’s Tourism Industry Depends on China for Growth

Orathai Sriring, Reuters

The untold story of tourism in Thailand the last two years is how the demographics of its inbound industry have changed, and what that may mean to future growth.

3 months ago

Australia Can’t Rely on Tired, Outdated Tourism Attractions to Lure Chinese Travelers

Australia Can’t Rely on Tired, Outdated Tourism Attractions to Lure Chinese Travelers

Michael Heath, Bloomberg

Australia needs to up its tourism infrastructure if it wants to grow in its appeal to the ever-growing and ever-valuable Chinese tourism market.

3 months ago

Tourists See England as One Big Sale Sign Right Now

Tourists See England as One Big Sale Sign Right Now

Danica Kirka and Paul Traynor, Associated Press

Until UK retailers adjust prices, the country will attract visitors happy to spend as much or more than in the past, yet walk away with so much more.

3 months ago

The Changing Habits of China’s Millennial Travelers — Digital Marketing News This Week

The Changing Habits of China’s Millennial Travelers — Digital Marketing News This Week

Jeremy Kressmann, Skift

There are 400 million Chinese millennials. For any marketer still not convinced that China is the future of the travel industry, there are now 400 million reasons to change your mind.

3 months ago

Qantas’ Return to Beijing Follows Surge of Chinese Visitors to Australia

Qantas’ Return to Beijing Follows Surge of Chinese Visitors to Australia

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

Qantas will fly daily to Beijing for the first time in years, as Chinese vacationers and business travelers flock to Australia.

3 months ago

New Agreement More Than Doubles Number of Allowed Flights Between UK and China

New Agreement More Than Doubles Number of Allowed Flights Between UK and China

Brian Sumers, Skift

China is a long way from being an open market, but for carriers in China and the UK, this is welcome news. And since it means more flights, and more competition, it could lead to sightly lower fares.

3 months ago

The Changing Travel Habits of China’s Golden Week Tourists

The Changing Travel Habits of China’s Golden Week Tourists

Neil Hall and Nicole Nee, Reuters

Turns out China's outbound tourists are just as complicated as all other tourists. And there are many of them so very ready to see the world in all its diversity.

4 months ago

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

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

Kevin Hamlin, Bloomberg

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.

4 months ago

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

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

Yan Zhang, Bloomberg

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

4 months ago