Articles tagged “china outbound”

China Outbound Travel Spending Disparity Shows Enormous Growth Potential

China Outbound Travel Spending Disparity Shows Enormous Growth Potential

Dave Montali, Skift

Although China is the largest market in outbound travel, a deeper look at the figures shows that China is still far from its potential. Just 8.7 percent of Chinese hold a passport today.

1 month ago

The Changing Habits of the Chinese Luxury Consumer

The Changing Habits of the Chinese Luxury Consumer

Laura Powell, Skift

As the Chinese luxury market evolves, it is getting far more complicated. It's no longer enough to slap a luxury label on a product to get the Chinese consumer to bite. Bain takes a look at what the market's maturation means for luxury purveyors worldwide.

1 month ago

Hotels and Casinos Will Be Packed for Macau’s Upcoming Golden Week

Hotels and Casinos Will Be Packed for Macau’s Upcoming Golden Week

Daniela Wei, Bloomberg

More money from gamblers and less attention being paid to corruption is very good news for the city.

2 months ago

Thai Investors Are Cautiously Optimistic About New Mall Aimed at Chinese Tourists

Thai Investors Are Cautiously Optimistic About New Mall Aimed at Chinese Tourists

Anuchit Nguyen, Bloomberg

Thailand's tourism officials have had a love-hate relationship with Chinese travelers in recent years and they mainly have their sights set on marketing the country to the wealthiest segment of that market.

2 months ago

The Plan to Make Puerto Rico a Destination for High-End Chinese Travelers

The Plan to Make Puerto Rico a Destination for High-End Chinese Travelers

Mason Hinsdale, Jing Daily

Puerto Rico will take private investment however it can get it. If that means big resorts for wealthy Chinese travelers, it will be welcomed as good news.

3 months ago

Social Media Influencers Have Little Sway Over Asia-Pacific Travelers

Social Media Influencers Have Little Sway Over Asia-Pacific Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

There is a ton of variation in the behavior of travelers from different countries across the Asia-Pacific region. Travel companies should pay more attention to the specific needs of the travelers they're trying to reach.

3 months ago

The Rise and Fall of China Outbound Travel to South Korea

The Rise and Fall of China Outbound Travel to South Korea

Jared Wein, Skift

China outbound travel is booming and has a long way to go before maturity. Individual destinations should pursue the market, but be cognizant of the risks. South Korea serves as an example of what can happen when the Chinese government changes course.

3 months ago

New Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Ctrip and the China Online Travel Market 2017

New Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Ctrip and the China Online Travel Market 2017

Jared Wein, Skift

This report represents the launch of our coverage of Asia, offering insights into both Ctrip and the online travel market more broadly.

4 months ago

What the Growing Market for Luxury Goods Tells the Travel Industry

What the Growing Market for Luxury Goods Tells the Travel Industry

Laura Powell, Skift

There's good and bad in this report. Spending will continue, of course, but it is shifting into new markets and leaving some legacy markets in the lurch.

5 months ago

Chinese Outbound Luxury Travelers Look to Smaller Hotel Chains

Chinese Outbound Luxury Travelers Look to Smaller Hotel Chains

Daniel Meesak, Jing Daily

Big brand names still matter, but as consumers become more sophisticated labels are not the only marker of success.

6 months ago

Video: Changing Behavior of Asian Travelers Is Reshaping Brand Expectations

Video: Changing Behavior of Asian Travelers Is Reshaping Brand Expectations

Sean O'Neill, Skift

It won't surprise anyone that Asian travel is a big theme. But this presentation covers a few changes in consumer behaviors that travel brands ignore at their peril.

6 months ago

Retail Brands Target Chinese Travelers on Mobile Before They Leave Home

Retail Brands Target Chinese Travelers on Mobile Before They Leave Home

Jessica Rapp, Jing Daily

Why wait to market to consumers when they arrive abroad as opposed to targeting them directly via efficient platforms before they ever leave town?

6 months ago