Travel

The new Guess store in Hong Kong is outfitted with Alibaba’s FashionAI technology, which combines in-store shopping with inventory and personalized data sourced from Alibaba’s Taobao and Tmall e-commerce marketplaces. Read More
North America is a major destination for Chinese outbound tourists. China has been the largest source of international students for the US and Canada for many consecutive years too.Read More
China accounted for $261.1 billion in 2016 travel spend, leading all countries with a 21.4% market share — marketers are reaching deep into their toolkits to gain a competitive advantage with Chinese tourists. Read More
China Southern was in an “introductory phase” concerned with introducing travellers to China. “It’s about getting people into the market,” he said. This translates to thousands of seats sold at relatively low lead-in rates.Read More
In total, Brand USA spent $16.5 million on marketing in China, which in turn generated over 1.1 million incremental visits and around $767 million in incremental visitor spending.Read More
Destination D.C. is now marketing directly to Chinese consumers via the massive social media and payments app WeChat, making Washington the first U.S. city to do so. Read More
Domestic tourism in China is booming as a result of the growing middle class, as well as the government support and substantial investments in both tourist infrastructure and transportation links in the country.Read More
Tourism and general trade between Kenya and China got a major boost after China Southern Airlines increased its Nairobi to Guangzhou flights from two to three.Read More
The Chinese government now hopes to boost international travel even further with the help of simplified passport application procedures.Read More
Chinese tourists will be able to use Alipay’s Discover function to find stores throughout the massive mall, and pay for their orders in renminbi using Alipay right at the cashier stand.Read More