China Travel News

Airlines

Can China’s New Plane Compete With Airbus and Boeing?

China's state-owned plane maker is presenting the COMAC C919 on the international stage with high hopes of stealing market share from Airbus and Boeing.

Can China’s New Plane Compete With Airbus and Boeing?

Daily Lodging Report

China’s Hotel Construction Pipeline Hits Record High

According to the latest China Construction pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics, China’s hotel construction pipeline ended 2023 with record-breaking project and room counts.

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

Tourism

Chinese Tourists Plan Fewer Trips to Europe in 2024

European destinations need to come up with new strategies to attract Chinese tourists.

Chinese Tourists Plan Fewer Trips to Europe in 2024

Tourism

China Expects Record 9 Billion Trips During Lunar New Year Travel Rush

Although China still has a way to go to make a complete recovery from the pandemic, the projected boom in Lunar New Year trips is a welcome sign for the travel industry worldwide.

China Expects Record 9 Billion Trips During Lunar New Year Travel Rush

Tour Operators

Fosun in Talks to Sell Thomas Cook to Polish Online Travel Agency

Don't get too excited. Today's Thomas Cook, operated by Fosun, is a shell of its former self.

Fosun in Talks to Sell Thomas Cook to Polish Online Travel Agency

Hotels

Banyan Tree Rebranding Sets the Stage for 19 New Openings in 2024

Banyan Group through its rebranding is determined to shield its core brand, ensuring it retains its essence amidst the clamor of multiple brand launches.

Banyan Tree Rebranding Sets the Stage for 19 New Openings in 2024

Tourism

Most Powerful Passports in 2024: Nationalities With Visa-Free Travel

The latest ranking of passports with the most access to countries for visa-free travel shows Asian countries are vying for dominance, with the U.S. passport stagnating somewhat.

Most Powerful Passports in 2024: Nationalities With Visa-Free Travel

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

Tourism

Venice Moves to Limit Tour Group Sizes

Today's podcast looks at Venice's new velvet rope, an AI shutdown, and China and Thailand's new tourism agreement.

Venice Moves to Limit Tour Group Sizes