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Wealthy Chinese stock up on high-price items like jewelry and watches because the prices are cheaper in the United States than in China, due to very high import taxes. Read More
China's wealthy aren't looking to travel to exotic locations on Earth these days, but seem to be thinking outside the box and looking to space travel as a viable vacation option.Read More
In China, over 800,000 reviews were posted online in 2013, compared to 415,000 in 2012. Almost four in five Chinese travelers read traveler-submitted reviews while they plan at least half of their trips.Read More
Popular photo-sharing app Instagram has 100,000 weekly downloads in China. Worldwide downloads are at roughly one per second. Partnership with Sina Weibo further boosts Instagram in China.Read More
APAC luxury travelers use social media to research and share their travel experiences: They posted 53% of all luxury travel reviews written between 2012 and 2014.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
Authorities in Beijing arrested a 22-year-old surnamed Zhao for using Twitter to "spread news of law-breaking methods", the China News Service said on Monday.Read More

Posted On June 11, 2014By StefanIn Media, Social Media, Networking

Chinese Social Media Overview

In a country of 1.4 billion people, you’d think social media is big in China. And it is, but it is not just social media like elsewhere in the world, it's social media 'with Chinese characteristics'. Read More
W Hotels is slated to open 12 new properties in the Asia Pacific region by 2019 with more than half those hotels planned for China, including new flagships in Beijing and Shanghai.Read More
The number of Chinese luxury travelers has grown to record heights: Today there are 2.9 million dollar millionaires in China, a year on year increase of 3.6%, and travel is still their top leisure pursuit.Read More