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The Australian Trade Commission's latest International Visitor Survey has revealed that Chinese tourists were heading to Australia in increasing numbers, spending a total of $5 billion last year alone.Read More
The Chinese government encourages Internet use for education and business but operates an extensive monitoring system: Operators of social media are required to enforce censorship rules against material deemed subversive or obscene.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 Maldives economy expanded in the first quarter of 2014, driven by tourism growth predominantly from China. Total tourism receipts in the first three months of the year increased by 10 percent.Read More
Over the past few years California has had a huge spike in tourists from China - especially in Los Angeles. The local Chinese population in Los Angeles is the largest of any county in the United States. Read More
Mainland Chinese are the biggest single group of tax free shoppers in the world. In Hong Kong and the mainland luxury brands prove themselves to be a reliable store of monetary and economic value. Read More
Six times more Indian tourists travel to China than vice versa. The Indian government is rolling out a tourism campaign in Chinese cities, joining the global pursuit of one of China’s most valuable assets: its big-spending tourists.Read More
Weibo has announced to open up its Weibo Payment for third parties, which will be able to streamline their payment process on Weibo for a better user experience and higher conversion rates.Read More
Queenstown's Hilton Hotel has - as reported by stuff.co - been sold to Chinese investors encouraged by the numbers of wealthy Chinese flocking to the resort. Read More
“For a hotelier today, the luxury target is the Chinese,” says Raymond Bickson, CEO of IHC. It’s a comment everyone in luxury retail and travel has heard at every industry conference since 2005.Read More