Articles tagged “china”

Carnival Corp. CEO Says Empathy Is Vital in Complicated World

Arnold Donald has done an impressive job turning around Carnival Corp.'s image. Now he has to lead it into the future in an extremely competitive global cruise market.

8 hours ago

China’s Cruise Boom Is Getting Some Homegrown Ships

China's cruise market is still in its early days, but the world's biggest industry players are trying to help it mature fast.

3 days ago

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

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.

5 days ago

MSC Is Adding One More Ship to the Crowded China Market

Global cruise lines have been feeling the pressure on pricing as more competitors enter China. Still, MSC Cruises is betting that the market will be ready for a second ship from the line in 2018.

7 days ago

Marriott-Starwood Merger Receives Final Approval

If there were any doubts about the Marriott-Starwood deal getting done, you can now toss them out because of the approval from Chinese regulators. Now, let's get on with it.

1 week ago

Experts Analyzed Travel Patterns to Predict Zika’s Next Landing Spots

As Zika outbreaks hit parts of Florida and Singapore, experts are predicting that the next stops could be China, India and Nigeria. These are just predictions, though, because Zika has been around for decades and populations may have already developed immunity to the disease.

4 weeks ago

Audi Launches Rent by Hour Plan in Hong Kong and Looks to Gridlocked Beijing

The race is on for auto manufacturers and car rental companies to adapt to on-demand ride-sharing and other mobile services. Audi is the latest carmaker to get involved although China could turn out to be a tough market to break into.

4 weeks ago

Chinese Airlines Still Report Massive Foreign-Exchange Losses

Most of China's airlines receive substantial government help, so they can weather any foreign-exchange related losses.

4 weeks ago

Disney Rival Wanda’s Latest Move Is a $9.5 Billion Tourism Project in China

Dalian Wanda Group is building at breakneck speed, but Disney executives have said they don't feel threatened. We think there's room for more than one entertainment giant in China.

1 month ago

MSC Cruises Is Setting up Shop in China, Signaling More Growth

How great is the appetite among Chinese travelers for cruise vacations? International cruise operators think they've only just started testing the waters and demand will continue to grow.

1 month ago

The Next Three Olympics Are Headed to Korea, Japan, and China

No Olympic Games is ever without its troubles or controversies, and hosting the Games is never cheap. Given what's happened in Rio, however, it's clear that Olympic organizers are realizing they need to be much smarter about which cities they pick to play host: While it's an incredible honor and source of pride for the countries picked, it can also be a tremendous financial and logistical burden, too.

1 month ago

Interview: Airbnb’s China Rival Tujia and the Power of Home-Field Advantage

Given what happened with Didi Chunxing and Uber, can other businesses like Airbnb compete in China? What can vacation rental and homesharing companies learn from homegrown Chinese startups like Tujia?

1 month ago