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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
WeChat is the most popular social media app in China. Since 2011, it has transformed from a messaging tool to an all-in-one super portal, with more than 900 million monthly active users. Read More
China UnionPay joined hands with over 30 Commercial banks and payment institutions to launch "Mobile QuickPass", the unified APP for China's banking industry. Read More
The volume of payments processed on Alipay in the country swelled about eight times in the 12 months to September.Read More
With more than 450 million registered users worldwide, Alibaba’s payment wallet Alipay is widely used in China. Read More

Posted On September 14, 2017By StefanIn Payments, News, China Outbound, Luxury, Shopping

AliPay pushes into US Retail

Major Chinese mobile wallet Alipay has partnered with luxury fashion retailer Rebecca Minkoff to enable Chinese tourists in the US to make purchases at all Rebecca Minkoff retail locations — including New York, Chicago, Los AngelesRead More
Starting August 31st, Chinese tourists in South Africa will have more opportunities to pay via smartphone as Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform.Read More
From ride-hailing to luxury brands, hotels and restaurants, Alipay is working to cover every aspect of Chinese tourists' travel in the US.Read More
Aeroflot now offers Alipay as a payment option on its website to enhance service for Chinese customers. Aeroflot is the first transport partner of the Chinese payment system in Russia. Read More