Articles tagged “chinese tourists”

San Diego Is Turning to Tijuana to Get More Chinese Tourists

San Diego Is Turning to Tijuana to Get More Chinese Tourists

Ann Tok, Jing Travel

San Diego is hoping direct flights between Beijing and Tijuana, its neighbor to the south, will deliver more tourists from China. But the destination isn't just banking on the airlift: Marketers are reaching out to tour operators and launching an advertising program in partnership with Brand USA.

1 month ago

Chinese Tourists Helped Turn Tasmania Into Australia’s Fastest-Growing Destination

Chinese Tourists Helped Turn Tasmania Into Australia’s Fastest-Growing Destination

Michael Heath, Bloomberg

If spending by overseas tourists in Tasmania is spiking, maybe Tourism Australia's latest ad campaign will help it ride that wave of success.

1 month ago

Chinese Tourism Fell Short at the Winter Olympics

Chinese Tourism Fell Short at the Winter Olympics

Mason Hinsdale, Jing Travel

Tensions between China and South Korea were never going to be good for attendance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. It sounds like the turnout was far worse than expected.

2 months ago

New York Tourism Hires Former Starwood Exec to Woo Chinese Meetings

New York Tourism Hires Former Starwood Exec to Woo Chinese Meetings

Jing Travel

Visitation from China declined in the first half of 2017, which makes the role of individual destination marketing organizations even more crucial. New York City has a multi-layered approach, which includes targeting convention business.

2 months ago

Chinese Tech Companies See Their Shot at Expansion as Outbound Travel Grows

Chinese Tech Companies See Their Shot at Expansion as Outbound Travel Grows

Adam Minter, Bloomberg

Chinese tech companies have more leverage abroad in 2018 than they did five years ago, but they'll need to change their business models if they hope to take their brands around the world.

2 months ago

Chinese Tourism to the Arctic Is Booming

Chinese Tourism to the Arctic Is Booming

Daniel Meesak, Jing Travel

Well-heeled Chinese travelers don't want to go to the same old places anymore, and the Arctic Circle comes with bragging rights. Now that the region is becoming more strategically important to China, it's likely the growth in visitors will continue.

3 months ago

Chinese Outbound Tourism Is a Global Jobs Creator

Chinese Outbound Tourism Is a Global Jobs Creator

Tracy Chen, Bloomberg

One of China's largest exports is the country's outbound travelers, and their spending power is helping to reshape the world.

3 months ago

Chinese Tourism Could Increase if Governments Take These Steps

Chinese Tourism Could Increase if Governments Take These Steps

Daniel Meesak, Jing Travel

This story makes a case that governments — and not just tourism boards — have a big role to play in capturing more of the outbound Chinese travel market. Will authorities around the world take heed?

3 months ago

Ctrip CEO Expects Chinese Passport Holders to Double by 2020

Ctrip CEO Expects Chinese Passport Holders to Double by 2020

David Ramli and Jacqueline Simmons, Bloomberg

If you thought there were a lot of Chinese tourists at the Eiffel Tower now, just wait until 2020. And in other news related to China's rise, Ctrip CEO Jane Sun has been wowing the global elite at Davos.

3 months ago

Ctrip Chairman Believes His Company’s the Answer for U.S. Travelers Headed to Asia

Ctrip Chairman Believes His Company’s the Answer for U.S. Travelers Headed to Asia

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Ctrip isn't pursuing U.S. travelers aggressively yet, but it will. The Trip.com deal was small, but might be seen as an early indicator.

3 months ago

The Actual Number of Chinese Visitors to Europe May Be Surprisingly Low

The Actual Number of Chinese Visitors to Europe May Be Surprisingly Low

Daniel Meesak , Jing Travel

This story tries to get to the bottom of a mystery: How many Chinese tourists visit Europe each year? The real answer is elusive.

4 months ago

Alipay Is Expanding to Cater to Chinese Tourists in Japan

Alipay Is Expanding to Cater to Chinese Tourists in Japan

Gareth Allan and Yuki Hagiwara, Bloomberg

Chinese tourists want to use payment methods they're familiar with no matter which country they're traveling in. Japan would do well to accept that foreign competition would be good for tourism and spending.

4 months ago