Chinese tourists to the European Union (EU) grew slightly by 5.1% year-on-year for the whole year of 2018, greatly promoted by the EU-China Tourism Year, according to a report from ETC and ForwardKeys. There were 17 million daily flight bookings to Europe. The top 3 most popular EU destinations by the volume of Chinese arrivals were […]
Customized Europe travel accounted for 10% of overall customized outbound travel with orders growing 130% in 2017 compared with the previous year, according to the latest report from Ctrip and COTRI. Find out the top source cities for custom trips to Europe, traveler preferences, and top growing cities for custom travel in China. Chinese took […]
Chinese Tax-Free Shopping spend dropped into negative growth falling -24% year-on-year in March 2016 according to last month’s Globe Shopper Report by Global Blue.
A total number of 220 million Chinese residents will travel overseas with a total spend of $450 billion in 2025 , up from 120 million residents spending $250 billion in 2015 according to Goldman Sachs’ report.
About 64,000 mainland Chinese travelers went to UK in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Office for National Statistics in the United Kingdom.
About 2 million Chinese visited France last year, and the number was expected to reach 5 million in recent years. Chinese tourists increased by 50% on a year-on-year base in Q1 2015.
The Hurun Report recently published The Chinese Luxury Traveler 2015, for the fourth consecutive year. The report revealed the features of Chinese traveling enthusiasts, including their decision-making process, social media habit, travel trend, sales and gifting preference.
GBTA expects China to continue to grow its domestic business travel market much more rapidly than the other countries in the world with estimated spending growth of 14.2% in 2015 and 12.1% in 2016. China is poised to overtake the U.S. as the number one business travel market in the world.
Business travel in Asia Pacific, led by a dominant China, outpaces the rest of the world, according to a newly released travel forecast by the GBTA Foundation. Driven by infrastructure investments, exports and service development, business travel spending in China has grown from US$32 billion in 2000 to US$225 billion in 2013, an average of […]
Alipay has recently reached a cooperation agreement with Global Blue in which Chinese tourists can use Alipay for tax refund while shopping in Europe according to Sina Tech News. The details of the service will be announced in mid July. There are over 5,000 merchants from France, Germany, etc. at the beginning and the service […]
WTO estimates that 100 million Chinese tourists will travel outside China by 2020; 4.6 million Chinese tourists are expected to visit Europe in 2012. A recent Roland Berger survey confirms that outbound Chinese tourism is going to boom in Europe in the years to come. The figures for 2012 are already impressive. They expect 18 […]