Travel Category

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
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
China accounts for nearly 1 in 10 tourists globally. Projections are that the 100 million trips taken each year now will double by 2020. This is with only an estimated 5% of the population holding passports.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
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
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