Articles tagged “chinese tourists”

The Chinese Tour Group Is Alive and Well — in Europe: Ctrip Data

The Chinese Tour Group Is Alive and Well — in Europe: Ctrip Data

Richard Whiddington, Jing Travel

Chinese group tours are holding steady in the European market. What's most notable, however, is the accelerated growth of smaller, customized private tours within this category.

2 months ago

Thailand’s Faltering Economy Gets a Boost From Chinese Tourists

Thailand’s Faltering Economy Gets a Boost From Chinese Tourists

Siraphob Thanthong-Knight, Bloomberg

It's been tough going for Thailand's tourism economy of late. But with an increase in Chinese travelers, it may be benefitting from nearby Hong Kong's misfortune.

3 months ago

San Francisco Launches Mafengwo Video Series to Lure Chinese Millennial Travelers

San Francisco Launches Mafengwo Video Series to Lure Chinese Millennial Travelers

Jing Travel

San Francisco's destination marketing organization has developed new strategies for luring international travelers, including a video series campaign on Chinese travel-focused social platform Mafengwo. It's a key channel for DMOs looking to reach the highly coveted millennial and Gen Z segments.

3 months ago

Berlin and Other German Cultural Hubs Grow Popular With Chinese Travelers

Berlin and Other German Cultural Hubs Grow Popular With Chinese Travelers

Diana Cerqueira, Jing Travel

As Chinese travelers increasingly seek out cultural tourism, destination marketing organizations would do well to boost visibility for museum institutions and historic landmark sites with this segment. VisitBerlin's effort is case in point.

4 months ago

Chinese Millennials Turn to Weibo for Trip Planning

Chinese Millennials Turn to Weibo for Trip Planning

Andrew Collins, Jing Travel

WeChat may have eclipsed Chinese social media platform Weibo in recent past, but it can still serve as a key marketing tool for travel brands and destinations that want to attract coveted Chinese outbound tourists.

4 months ago

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.

6 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.

7 months ago

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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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?

1 year 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.

1 year ago