Articles tagged “Chinese tourism”

London’s Landmark Hotel Has a Holistic Approach for Chinese Tourists

London’s Landmark Hotel Has a Holistic Approach for Chinese Tourists

Richard Whiddington, Jing Travel

Chinese outbound travel is booming, and the Landmark Hotel is right on point with its five-year strategy that caters to this guest segment.

5 months ago

WeChat Mini Program Launches at World’s Tallest Building in Dubai

WeChat Mini Program Launches at World’s Tallest Building in Dubai

Richard Whiddington, Jing Travel

As Chinese outbound travel continues to rise, this high-spending segment is increasingly appealing to destinations worldwide. Deploying WeChat, China's No. 1 superapp, may be key for travel brands and destinations looking to unlock this market.

6 months ago

With More Leisure Time, Chinese Tourists Are Traveling More Too

With More Leisure Time, Chinese Tourists Are Traveling More Too

Matthew Lubin

Chinese citizens are enjoying more free time, and they’re leveraging that time to travel more. But with government initiatives promoting nationalistic “red tourism,” international destination marketing organizations face some stiff competition.

7 months ago

A Revived Silk Road Is Luring Travelers Again

A Revived Silk Road Is Luring Travelers Again

Wade Shepard, Bloomberg

China is linking up a series of once-legendary pathways connecting cities from Kashgar to Paro to Constantinople. The world’s original road trip is once again beckoning travelers.

1 year ago

Chinese Tourism to Thailand Plunges Due to Economic Slowdown

Chinese Tourism to Thailand Plunges Due to Economic Slowdown

Natnicha Chuwiruch, Bloomberg

Chinese arrivals in Thailand dropped in August, and the Thai tourism council said the U.S.-China trade spat may be deterring travelers. Some residents of Bangkok had been recently complaining about overtourism. Be careful what you wish for.

1 year ago

Growing Chinese Tourism in Cambodia Stirs Resentment

Growing Chinese Tourism in Cambodia Stirs Resentment

Sheridan Prasso, Bloomberg

China's growing tourism has helped turn a quiet resort town in Cambodia into a gambling hotspot. Like many destinations worldwide, Sihanoukville is finding that tourism can be a mixed blessing.

1 year ago

Why a Smart Mobile Strategy Is Essential to Luring Chinese Travelers

Why a Smart Mobile Strategy Is Essential to Luring Chinese Travelers

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Chinese outbound travelers have distinct and evolving behaviors and preferences that affect the way they travel. The best strategies to appeal to this market are built on a clear understanding of these nuances.

2 years ago

New Skift Research Report Offers Best Practices For Attracting Chinese Tourists

New Skift Research Report Offers Best Practices For Attracting Chinese Tourists

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Chinese outbound travel continues to boom and shows high potential for future growth. Travel brands and destinations need to understand the evolving behaviors and preferences of Chinese travelers in order to most effectively appeal to this market.

2 years ago

Chinese Tourists Seeking Out the Wild West Are Heading to Wyoming

Chinese Tourists Seeking Out the Wild West Are Heading to Wyoming

Lew Freedman, Associated Press

Chinese tourists aren't just drawn to the big coastal cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, or New York, anymore. It's good news for U.S. destinations hoping to draw more of the world's largest traveler market.

2 years ago

Air China Wants to Be Relevant on the Global Aviation Stage

Air China Wants to Be Relevant on the Global Aviation Stage

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Air China has evolved from a transport utility to a strong airline brand, and plans to grow its routes around the globe.

4 years ago