China Domestic Category

The number of overseas tourists visiting China's capital fell by 10 per cent last year compared to 2012, state media reported, with air pollution blamed for the decline.Read More
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. said Thursday it plans to open four luxury hotels in China by the end of the year to cater to the growing number of wealthy Chinese travelers.Read More
Visits to the sites where Chairman Mao and his fellow revolutionaries lived and fought are expected to double to 800 million and generate 200 billion yuan ($32 billion) in spending by 2015.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
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
There will be four nonstop flights per week between Beijing and Dulles, contributing to greater opportunities in the Commonwealth for business and economic development.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
“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
Accor says it will build about a third of its 100 planned hotels in China mainland in tourist destinations as rising wealth leads to growing leisure travel and oversupply in cities depresses room tariffs.Read More