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Western Airlines’ China Retreat, Biz Travel Spending Spike and PE Travel Deals

Today's podcast looks at the latest airline to pull from China, new trends for business travel, and what the Travel Corporation acquisition means for private equity deals.

Western Airlines’ China Retreat, Biz Travel Spending Spike and PE Travel Deals

Airlines

Western Airlines Are Pulling Out of China – Virgin Atlantic Is the Latest

After leaving Hong Kong in 2022, Shanghai was Virgin Atlantic's final Chinese destination. The development comes amid a broader retreat among some Western carriers.

Western Airlines Are Pulling Out of China – Virgin Atlantic Is the Latest

Airlines

The Recovery in Air Travel from China Is Happening… But It’s Super Slow

The travel industry has been counting on the return of visitors from China. But getting back to 2019 levels is taking much longer than expected.

The Recovery in Air Travel from China Is Happening… But It’s Super Slow

Tourism

Nepal’s Travel Industry Hopes For Gains As China Pledges to Send More Tourists

Nepal finds itself strategically sandwiched between India and China, balancing economic ties with China’s tourism initiatives while navigating India's regional influence and aviation restrictions.

Nepal’s Travel Industry Hopes For Gains As China Pledges to Send More Tourists

Tourism

China’s Visa-Waiver Policy Boosts Inbound Tourism: Foreign Visitors Up 152%

After the pandemic-induced slump, China’s simplification of visa procedures appears to have paid off, with foreign visitors in the first half of the year soaring 152% compared to the year before.

China’s Visa-Waiver Policy Boosts Inbound Tourism: Foreign Visitors Up 152%

Podcasts

Why There Are No Direct Flights Connecting India and China 

Not only are there no China-India direct flights, Chinese nationals have also reported facing difficulties while applying for an Indian visa.

Why There Are No Direct Flights Connecting India and China 

Tourism

Indians Splurge Twice as Much on Weddings as on 18 Years of Education

In India, weddings get the grand stage while education waits in the wings.

Indians Splurge Twice as Much on Weddings as on 18 Years of Education

Podcasts

Boeing’s Screw Up, HomeToGo’s Gamble and Asia’s Disappearing Routes

Today's podcast looks at Boeing's new mistake, HomeToGo's new policy, and China's fraught direct air relationship with India.

Boeing’s Screw Up, HomeToGo’s Gamble and Asia’s Disappearing Routes

Podcasts

NYC Airbnb Details, FAA Loopholes and China Visa Waivers

Today's podcast looks at Legit Airbnb’s in New York, a charter jet loophole, and China’s expanded visa waiver scheme.

NYC Airbnb Details, FAA Loopholes and China Visa Waivers

Tourism

China Expands Visa-Waiver Program List: More Countries Added

For years, China has been the gift that kept on giving to global tourism, sending millions of its citizens to explore, shop and snap selfies worldwide. Now, it's telling global travelers, "Your turn!" And if visa hassles are a deal-breaker, the country knows that removing them can only sweeten the deal.

China Expands Visa-Waiver Program List: More Countries Added