GOLDEN WEEK SERVES AS A BOOST FOR CHINESE ECONOMY

Pat Hyland -
Millions of Chinese travelers visited various tourist sites and went shopping around China and abroad during the Golden Week in October. Their consumption power shows that tourism is a sector that cou...

THE CHINESE ARE BOOKING FEWER FLIGHTS TO THE U.S.

Michael Trout -
Based on the information from Forward Keys, the weekly reservations for flights to the U.S. from China increased by 2%, between February’s last week, after the Chinese New Year, and 23 March, when the...

WELCOMING NON-GUESTS: GOLDEN EXTRA REVENUE OPPORTUNITY FOR HOTELIERS

Pat Hyland -
Locals can be the answer to making extra revenue during slow periods, hoteliers are now finding out. Some of the biggest hotels in the world are now focusing on day services such as gyms and spas in o...

THE MAJORITY OF VISITORS TO JAPAN ARE CHINESE TOURISTS

James Morris -
Diplomatic relations between Japan and China may not be in the most favorable state, but that doesn’t mean Chinese tourists aren’t visiting the rival country. Just the opposite, in fact. The latest da...

SPRING FESTIVAL: CHINESE TRAVEL ABROAD BUT SOMEWHERE ELSE

Theodore Slate -
6 million Chinese are expected to travel abroad during the Spring Festival holidays, as reported by the online travel agency Ctrip. Thailand, Japan and the United States have emerged among the most po...
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