Articles tagged “Chinese travelers”

Tourism

Japan’s Full Tourism Recovery Remains Elusive Without Chinese Visitors

Not only is China largely barring its citizens from overseas travel hurting Japan's tourism recovery, its policies are preventing Chinese travelers from taking advantage of the enormously weak yen — a situation that may never arise again.

Japan’s Full Tourism Recovery Remains Elusive Without Chinese Visitors

Coronavirus

Assessing a Return of Chinese Outbound Travel: New Skift Travel Health Index

A back-of-the-envelope analysis shows that a return to pre-pandemic levels of Chinese international travel would pull many Asian countries close to or beyond full recovery. Now we just need to wait for Chinese borders to reopen ...

Assessing a Return of Chinese Outbound Travel: New Skift Travel Health Index

Announcements

10 Skift Travel Megatrends That Have Endured Over Our 10 Years

These Megatrends over the years transitioned from future outlook to facts. You could look it up.

10 Skift Travel Megatrends That Have Endured Over Our 10 Years

News Blog

China Vows to Relax International Travel Curbs

In a marked change of sentiment, China has vowed to strengthen efforts to open international travel, by resuming and increasing passenger flights in an orderly way and by steadily improving visa and Covid testing policies. China will make Covid control measures more targeted and well-calibrated under the premise of ensuring safety against Covid infections, Chinese…

Tourism

American Shoppers With Strong Dollars in Europe Help Compensate for Absent Chinese Travelers

A new definition for "affordable luxury:" Americans shopping in Paris for Birkin bags from Hermes, and walking away with exceptional deals because of the strength of the dollar versus the euro.

American Shoppers With Strong Dollars in Europe Help Compensate for Absent Chinese Travelers

Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Could Face a Long Wait for the Large-Scale Return of Chinese Travelers

Although the U.S. travel industry anxiously awaits the return of Chinese visitors, the timing will largely depend on when Beijing decides to ease outbound travel restrictions.

U.S. Tour Operators Could Face a Long Wait for the Large-Scale Return of Chinese Travelers

Online Travel

What Trump’s WeChat Ban May Mean for the Travel Sector

Trump's ban on the Chinese superapp WeChat may turn out to be a mere annoyance for many Chinese travelers. But it could cause real harm to some U.S. travel organizations.

What Trump’s WeChat Ban May Mean for the Travel Sector

Tourism

Centre Pompidou Ramps Up China Strategy With Shanghai Satellite

The Parisian contemporary arts institution is taking the long view in its approach to attracting Chinese outbound travelers. This segment is increasingly seeking cultural experiences, so it's a smart move to park a satellite branch in China's cultural capital to build brand awareness.

Centre Pompidou Ramps Up China Strategy With Shanghai Satellite

Business Travel

Singapore Launches WeChat Mini Program Catering to Chinese Bleisure Travelers

Singapore is ahead of the curve when it comes to its Chinese inbound strategy. It's the first country destination to roll out a WeChat Mini Program specifically targeted to Chinese business travelers attending meetings and events.

Singapore Launches WeChat Mini Program Catering to Chinese Bleisure Travelers

Tourism

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

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.

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