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.
Shoppers from China spent 18% more on Tax Free Shopping in 2014 compared to 2013 according to Global Blue.
John Ross, former economic advisor to Ken Livingstone when he was Mayor of London, criticized western media coverage of Hong Kong’s too hypocritical on his official verified Weibo account, which attracted hot discussion of Chinese netizens.
In TNS Connected Lif study, it found that one third (33%) in mainland China, 32% in Hong Kong, watch online video every day, on either PC or mobile devices:
In August 2013, China outbound travelers kept growing, Asia was the main destination for Chinese tourists. Data showed that Hong Kong, Macao, Thailand and Singapore were the top choices of Chinese outbound travelers. And the number of travelers to Australia surged 40% compared to last month.
As the number of Chinese outbound tourists increased, the outbound spending went up. The outbound spending in 2012 reached USD 102 billion. In UK, Chinese tourists annually spent about 300 million British pounds (2.85 billion yuan). According to UK China Visa Alli estimation, UK loses about 1.2 billion British pounds (11.4 billion yuan) retail revenue […]
The annual financial report of Alipay, part of Alibaba Group, showed that half of Alipay revenue came from Taobao. In the top 10 cities of per capita Alipay expenditure listed in the statement of account, four cities of Taiwan are included. Perhaps more surprising is that Taiwan’s Chiayi City climbs atop. The per capita Alipay […]
Consumer confidence also fell by one point last quarter in China from 105 to 104 according to third quarter global online consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy. According to the same Nielsen survey, Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of […]
According to Nielsen’s report on Hong Kong digital behavior, 87% of Hong Kong consumers have used the Internet in the past 12 months, compared to neighboring markets such as Singapore (67%), Malaysia (38%), Thailand (31%), Philippines (30%) and Indonesia (19%).