Articles tagged “chinese tourists”

Tourism Boards in Africa Aren’t Addressing Chinese Outbound Travelers

Tourism Boards in Africa Aren’t Addressing Chinese Outbound Travelers

Richard Holmes, Skift

From wild safari getaways to its vibrant colorful cities, Africa has more than enough to tempt the 200 million Chinese tourists forecast to be trotting the globe by 2020. But is enough being done to roll out the welcome mat? It depends where you look.

1 month ago

Thailand’s 2017 Tourism Growth Looks Dim After Cheap Chinese Tour Crackdown

Thailand’s 2017 Tourism Growth Looks Dim After Cheap Chinese Tour Crackdown

Suttinee Yuvejwattana, Bloomberg

Cracking down on overtourism by Chinese tourists is a smart move by the Thai government but dealing with the short-term blowback from that will be a challenge for the country heading into 2017.

2 months ago

U.S. Cities Prepare for Influx of High-Spending Chinese Tourists

U.S. Cities Prepare for Influx of High-Spending Chinese Tourists

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Key American cities are stepping up to provide better services for Chinese tourists, many of whom are young and traveling more independently than their parents did.

3 months ago

Chinese Travel Will Reach Record Highs in 2016 Despite a Slower Economy

Chinese Travel Will Reach Record Highs in 2016 Despite a Slower Economy

Dan Peltier, Skift

There's no doubt China's economy is going through a downturn, but western travel brands can't blame all of their shortcomings on that point. Much of foreign travel brands' failures or missteps in China -- such as Airbnb or Uber for example -- are probably more likely because they couldn't execute strategies that fit the Chinese market.

5 months ago

6 Charts Showing How Elite Chinese Millennials Prefer Their Luxury Travel

6 Charts Showing How Elite Chinese Millennials Prefer Their Luxury Travel

Dan Peltier, Skift

Millennial travelers are already money-makers for brands around the world. But luxury-oriented Chinese millennials seemingly look to fill up any free time with travel, and there is a substantial market to accommodate them.

10 months ago

Macau Casino Giant Bets on an Avatar-Like Theme Park

Macau Casino Giant Bets on an Avatar-Like Theme Park

Daniela Wei and Jill Mao, Bloomberg

It'll be interesting to see if this family-friendly theme park can compete with Disneyland Shanghai--or Disneyland Hong Kong--for that matter.

1 year ago

Chinese Tourist Spending up 45 Percent in UK in Response to Streamlined European Visas

Chinese Tourist Spending up 45 Percent in UK in Response to Streamlined European Visas

Sam Chambers, Bloomberg

Call it the push-pull of international travel. Chinese travelers responded to the UK's streamling of the visa application process but the poor performance of the Chinese yuan made trips costlier for travelers.

2 years ago

Big Win For U.S. Tourism: Chinese Travelers To U.S. Can Now Get 10 Year Visas

Big Win For U.S. Tourism: Chinese Travelers To U.S. Can Now Get 10 Year Visas

Heather Timmons, Quartz

This is a big win for U.S. tourism industry which usually gets little love from the policy makers, and if it does it comes in small doses.

2 years ago

The Simple Solution to Hotels’ Chinese Marketing Concerns

The Simple Solution to Hotels’ Chinese Marketing Concerns

Samantha Shankman, Skift

These demographic differences will likely become more pronounced as the Chinese traveler community grows, making them worth taking note of in the competitor for the high-spending guests.

3 years ago

Hotel Chains Make Comeback With Chinese Travelers

Hotel Chains Make Comeback With Chinese Travelers

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The likes and dislikes of Chinese international travelers are in transformation mode as they increasingly travel and discover the world outside their home country. They are traveling more independently, booking online or via mobile apps, and giving big hotel chains a chance.

3 years ago

Chinese Tourist Arrivals in Nepal Increase After Flight Pact

Chinese Tourist Arrivals in Nepal Increase After Flight Pact

Sangam Prasain , Kathmandu Post

A new air services agreement between Nepal and China is boosting Chinese visitors to Nepal. If they fly there, they will come.

3 years ago

Chinese Tourism and Investments Surge Dramatically in Southern California

Chinese Tourism and Investments Surge Dramatically in Southern California

Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times

If you could have a sister city relationship between a city and a country, then Los Angeles and China would be candidates as Chinese tourism to Southern California builds dramatically in tandem with investment by Chinese companies.

3 years ago