MEDICAL TOURISM: THE NEW CHINESE PHENOMENON

Pat Hyland -
The medical tourism market in China is growing rapidly, fueled by an expanding middle class, a rapidly aging population and an increased demand for cosmetic surgery. More than two million Chinese citi...

THAI TOURISM AWAITS 530,000 FOREIGN TOURISTS FOR THE THAI NEW YEAR

Andrew J. Wein -
Thai tourism authorities announced that more than 530,000 foreign tourists are expected in Thailand to enjoy the festivities of Songkran, the Thai New Year, generating an income of 9 billion baht (abo...

AIRBNB HEAVILY INVESTS IN RURAL TOURISM CAMPAIGNS

Andrea Hausold -
Quite often associated with big cities, Airbnb is now investing in rural tourism. This is evidenced by the seasonal report presented last week by the rental website, according to which the supply and ...

CHINESE ONLINE EXPENDITURE IS SKYROCKETING WORLDWIDE

Nik Fes -
Chinese online expenditure all over the world is on the rise. Alipay, the world’s largest mobile payment platform, announced their data from this summer. The average user spending grew by 43% from 2,0...

MACAU HAS RECEIVED MORE THAN 27 MILLION VISITORS THIS YEAR

Kevin Eagan -
More than 27 million people visited Macau in the first eight months of the year, an increase of 18% in relation to the same period last year, according to official figures....