Articles tagged “hainan”

Fosun Gets OK to Spin Off Club Med

Fosun Gets OK to Spin Off Club Med

Bloomberg News, Bloomberg

Talk of Chinese companies abandoning their global approach to dealmaking seems wide of the mark in Fosun's case. The conglomerate is intent on making further acquisitions and spinning off its tourism unit is part of the plan.

3 months ago

China Will Stop Digital Censorship on Hainan Island to Encourage Tourism

China Will Stop Digital Censorship on Hainan Island to Encourage Tourism

Robert Fenner, Bloomberg

Does the dismantling of the Great Firewall on Hainan signal more of an open welcome to international companies hoping to establish tourism businesses there?

3 months ago

This Tropical Chinese Island Is Quietly Transforming Into a Gaming Destination

This Tropical Chinese Island Is Quietly Transforming Into a Gaming Destination

Daniela Wei , Bloomberg

Gaming development on Hainan Island could have an impact on Macau, Singapore, and soon, Japan.

3 months ago

China Aims to Attract More Luxury Travelers to Hainan

China Aims to Attract More Luxury Travelers to Hainan

Laura Powell, Skift

Chinese luxury travelers are making a mark on resort destinations around the world. But China itself is not largely considered a luxury resort destination for inbound travelers. The Chinese government is looking to change that equation.

4 months ago

China Is Making It Easier for Foreign Tourists to Visit Hainan

China Is Making It Easier for Foreign Tourists to Visit Hainan

Keith Zhai, Bloomberg

Extending visa-free access is a surefire way to make a destination more popular. We can expect to see more tourists visiting the province over the next couple of years.

5 months ago

China to Use Tourism-Friendly Hainan Island as Test Case for Electric Vehicles

China to Use Tourism-Friendly Hainan Island as Test Case for Electric Vehicles

Bloomberg

Think of China's Hainan island as test case for domestic tourism, gaming, and electric vehicle usage. In a country that faces a pollution crisis every time the direction of the wind changes, the Hainan electric vehicle experiment takes on added significance.

5 months ago

Hainan Province Is Getting Governmental Help in Bid to Become a Tourism Powerhouse

Hainan Province Is Getting Governmental Help in Bid to Become a Tourism Powerhouse

Daniela Wei, Bloomberg

It's not that Hainan doesn't have a lot of tourists; there were nearly 67 million last year. But the island destination wants more international visitors, and these new policies supported by China's president could help make that goal a reality.

5 months ago

The Prospect of China Opening Up Hainan to Gambling Could Impact the Global Travel Industry

The Prospect of China Opening Up Hainan to Gambling Could Impact the Global Travel Industry

Bloomberg

The issue of opening up Hainan to gambling could have a huge impact if it signals more broadly that China wants to turn more inward and keep its growing middle class traveling at home rather than abroad.

6 months ago

The Chinese Tropical Island That’s Become a Clean Air Vacation Destination

The Chinese Tropical Island That’s Become a Clean Air Vacation Destination

Bonnie Cao, Bloomberg

Tourist are avoiding Beijing and Shanghai because of the air quality and locals who can afford it are fleeing it, too, for better air elsewhere. We're waiting for the point when bad air will become too expensive to be allowed to continue.

5 years ago