BANGKOK, 19 March 2019: China the host for this year’s Mekong Tourism Forum will require delegates to sign up for an inclusive package to attend the event scheduled 28 to 29 May in Dali, Yunnan province.

CTW Awards now open

HAMBURG, 15 March 2019: China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) has opened applications for the Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award 2019. Organised by COTRI since 2004, the CTW Award partners once more with Ctrip,...
BANGKOK, 8 March 2019: Destinations outside of ‘Greater China’ that have seen consistent growth in Chinese tourist arrivals in the past would be wise to brace themselves for a softening in China’s outbound travel market, according to...
HONG KONG, 8 March 2019: Rising rapidly to 2.2 million trips in 2017, Hong Kong’s outbound travel to Japan stalled in 2018.  Why? Most likely a string of natural disasters caused the blimp, according to...
SHANGHAI, 5 March 2019 – The newly launched ITB China Buyers Circle will boost purchasing power and spotlight the importance of MICE* business and corporate travel. In addition to founding partners, the list of supporters continues...
HONG KONG, 4 March 2019: Virgin Atlantic named Michelle Chu as commercial manager Hong Kong and Southern China last week. Based in Hong Kong, Chu will lead the sales team to oversee business in Hong...
SHANGHAI, 18 February 2019: Chinese travellers are spending more according to a spending power index that has consistently climbed over the last three years according to the China Tourism Academy. Since 2017 when the...
Ctrip International, one of China's largest online travel agencies was the source of new data that gives a breakdown of the payouts from insurance firms for various claim categories. Almost half (46%) of insurance...
BANGKOK, 14 February 2019: Airbnb released new data highlighting Thailand as one of the top five global destinations for travellers from Mainland China during the Lunar New Year (CNY) holiday. Described by many as...
SHANGHAI, 31 January 2019: Thailand, Japan and Singapore are the top destinations for Chinese travellers according to Hotelbeds’ latest booking data. The leading bedbank, identified the top-10 international destinations for Chinese travellers for the seven-day Chinese...