Behavior Category

For some luxury brands, engaging the Chinese traveler is a matter of do or die, since as much as one-third of their home country revenue is coming from Chinese tourists.Read More
Obesity is a worldwide problem. The latest confirmation comes from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, which conducted a study in 188 countries that found one-third of the global adult population and one-fourth of all children are overweight or obese. That includes no fewer than 671 million people who fall into the obese category. While the United States still has the largest obese population at 78 million, China and India follow with 46 million and 30 million, respectively. In business terms, of course, crisis createsRead More
Looking to convince Chinese tourists that a ship can be a holiday destination, the world's leading cruise lines are spending billions of dollars on flashy new vessels and quirky on-board services.Read More
The world’s largest fashion markets of China and the US both lead in terms of online consumption. China has scaled the rankings, leapfrogging from the 19th largest online market in 2008 to second in 2013. Read More
For rich Chinese consumers, luxury is no longer about 'having' but 'being'. Consumers are shifting away from merely owning things to seeking experiences that help demonstrate their wealth.Read More
Pineapples, mangoes, wax apples, sugar apples and guavas are the Taiwanese fruits that Chinese tourists appreciate the most, and do not hesitate to dispatch them in order to satisfy their palettes.Read More
Despite their high level of exposure and their enormous spending, a group of about 7000 Chinese Tourists left the US amid controversy, complaints, and criticism, mostly on account of their behavior.Read More
Eager not to rely too heavily on tourists from across the Yalu, Pyongyang has been looking for ways to promote tourism from countries other than the PRC.Read More
The (Social) Web is booming in China. As the government attempts to keep up, China’s extraordinary rise in digital social and business innovation is racing ahead at unseen speed.Read More