Articles tagged “chinese tourists”

Tiffany Blames Chinese Tourists’ Spending Slump For Poor Growth

Tiffany Blames Chinese Tourists’ Spending Slump For Poor Growth

Kim Bhasin, Bloomberg

While Chinese tourists aren't spending as much in Tiffany's major stores like the flagship in New York, the company does see more opportunities for mainland China.

2 months ago

Thailand Launches Charm Offensive to Reverse Chinese Visitor Decline

Thailand Launches Charm Offensive to Reverse Chinese Visitor Decline

Siraphob Thanthong-Knigh, Bloomberg

Thailand has had a contentious relationship with Chinese tourists in recent years, to say the least. Between a crackdown on cheap tours and a deadly boat accident, Thailand realizes it needs to do better at rolling out the welcome mat.

4 months ago

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Is Positioning Itself as a Draw for Chinese Tourists

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Is Positioning Itself as a Draw for Chinese Tourists

Ryan Steadman, Jing Travel

As the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art prepares to open a major Chinese contemporary art exhibition, the institution is wisely sharpening its strategy for catering to visitors from China.

4 months ago

U.S.-China Tensions Are Posing a Threat to the Valuable Student Tourism Market

U.S.-China Tensions Are Posing a Threat to the Valuable Student Tourism Market

Mason Hinsdale, Jing Travel

Families from China spend a significant amount of money in the U.S. while exploring university options, and those trips can lead to expanded tourism down the road. How much will tensions between the U.S. and China — and particularly President Donald Trump's harsh rhetoric — hurt that business?

5 months ago

Destinations Seek China’s Fertility Tourists as Family Planning Laws Fade

Destinations Seek China’s Fertility Tourists as Family Planning Laws Fade

Mason Hinsdale, Jing Travel

China's one-child policy has been history for a couple of years, and reports indicate restrictions on family size could further drop. Destinations around the world are trying to seize the opportunity to cater to travelers who may need help to grow their families — and are already comfortable traveling for medical care.

5 months ago

Cuba Faces Obstacles to Luring Asia’s Big-Spending Tourists

Cuba Faces Obstacles to Luring Asia’s Big-Spending Tourists

Kristine Servando, Bloomberg

There are hurdles on the way to that cigar-toting, mojito-slinging holiday in Havana — especially for travelers coming from Asia.

5 months ago

U.S. and China Are in Tourism Standoff as Trade War Heats Up

U.S. and China Are in Tourism Standoff as Trade War Heats Up

Daniel Meesak, Jing Travel

Its millions of international travelers aside, China's many investments in the U.S. travel industry have left it at an impasse in the trade war and, for now, with America having the upper hand.

6 months ago

Chinese Tourism Slump in U.S. Reaches Tipping Point With Safety and Healthcare Concerns

Chinese Tourism Slump in U.S. Reaches Tipping Point With Safety and Healthcare Concerns

Jing Travel

Chinese tourists who are considering a U.S. trip are facing a double whammy this year. Not only are a looming trade war and poor exchange rates causing some distaste, China is also particularly sensitive to security and safety. In 2018, one might say the U.S. doesn't feel as safe as it once did.

7 months 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.

7 months ago

Museums Are Catering to Chinese Travelers’ Interest in Cultural Experiences

Museums Are Catering to Chinese Travelers’ Interest in Cultural Experiences

Samantha Shankman, Jing Travel

Major global museums are already scoring a significant number of Chinese visitors. Institutions without a strategy for the market are missing out.

7 months ago

Africa Needs More Than Visa-Free Travel To Lure Chinese Tourists

Africa Needs More Than Visa-Free Travel To Lure Chinese Tourists

Jing Travel

Despite a visa policy that seeks to encourage Chinese tourists to visit, African countries are not seeing great success. As this story points out, there are few direct flights, and the message promoting Africa's destinations is not getting through.

7 months ago

Smaller Destinations Want Chinese Tourists To Venture Beyond Gateway Cities

Smaller Destinations Want Chinese Tourists To Venture Beyond Gateway Cities

Ann Tok, Jing Travel

Let's remember that there are still millions of Chinese travelers who haven't seen all the major gateway U.S. cities and aspire to visit them. But places like the Catskills are onto something in planning for the future when gateway cities become been-there, done-that propositions.

8 months ago