Shoppers from China spent 18% more on Tax Free Shopping in 2014 compared to 2013 according to Global Blue.
Alipay starts offering the purchase of public transport cards via its mobile apps Alipay Wallet for cross-border travelers.
More and more Chinese travelers tend to spend their vacation in foreign countries, and the U.S is one popular destination for them. In terms of the number of entries and consumption of Chinese travelers in the U.S, Brandusa estimates China is going to be the largest inbound tourism market for the U.S in 2018.
The travel guide app helps travelers make their travel plan in destinations. The top 3 travel guide mobile apps in China were Tuniu travel guide, Mafengwo, and Qyer guide in September 2014.
In Q3 2014, total transaction value of China online travel market exceeded RMB72.64 billion ($11.87 billion) with increase of 15.2% quarter on quarter and 20% year on year.
China international travelers to the United States will grow 172% from 2013 to 2019, the largest total growth percentage according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
China replaced France as Canada’s second largest source of overseas visitors in August 2014 with a 4.6% increase to a record 43,000 trips according to Statistics Canada.
It is estimated that during China National Day’s golden week starting on Oct 1, tourism market is expected to see 480 million person-trips in 2014 with an increase of 13% YoY and total revenue will reach RMB270 billion ($43.96 billion) with an increase of 20% YoY according to China Tourism Academy’s latest research. In addition, the research […]
China outbound tourists on average spent RMB 20,000 (US$3,252) during travel per person and shopping is an important part of their spend in oversea trips (57.8%), according to a report released at Beijing Fragrant Hills Tourism Summit, organized by World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF).
Short-term trips from China have grown from 234,000 in 2003-2004 period to 769,000 in 2013-2014, making a record number of visits to Australia according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
China Tourism Academy estimates total revenue generated from China’s travel industry is going to reach RMB 3.3 trillion (USD 530 billion) this year with 3.76 billion person trips.
Before March 8 in 2014, the International Women’s Day, Qunar conducted an online survey of female travel enthusiasts. Post-80s accounted for over 56% of respondents. In terms of travel frequency, 41% of respondent chose 1-2 times inbound travel and 1-2 times outbound travel; about 15% said they “quite enjoy traveling”, and would travel for 3-5 […]