Tag: Chinese tourists

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30 0

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019 00:19 0

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category to Dark Sky® Alqueva. The ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13 0

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last ... Read More

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 15:45 0

A visitor from Canada fell to his death from a zipline in the northern province of Chiang Mai on Saturday. Thai rescue officials said the ... Read More

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 08:42 0

The African Tourism Board is ready to be launched in Cape Town on Thursday during the upcoming World Travel Market at the Cape Town International Convention ... Read More

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 08:45 0

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest ... Read More

Chinese outbound tourists’ favorite activities ranked

Chinese outbound tourists’ favorite activities ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:15 0

While their non-Chinese counterparts trotted along the desert of Egypt, transporting themselves to the ancient days where Pharaohs ruled, the typical Chinese tourists would find ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29 0

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% ... Read More

Chinese traveling overseas: 150 million in 2018 did it

Chinese traveling overseas: 150 million in 2018 did it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:03 0

A total of 149.72 million outbound trips were made by Chinese tourists in 2018, up 14.7 percent from the previous year, the Ministry of Culture ... Read More

Chengdu International Tourism Expo expected to attract 300 exhibitors from 30 countries

Chengdu International Tourism Expo expected to attract 300 exhibitors from 30 countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 14:15 0

According to the joint report by the China Tourism Academy and Online Travel Service giant Ctrip, number of outbound Chinese tourists reached 71.3 million in ... Read More

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:04 0

Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound arrivals to the UAE from ... Read More

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2019 06:32 0

Is China keen to export telecommunication equipment to spy on countries. New Zealand thinks so, and tourism has to suffer as a China retaliates. China ... Read More

Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence

Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 20:25 0

Year 2019 begins with a very encouraging growth trend in tourist arrivals to Nepal. According to the Immigration Department (and its offices) 77,300 international visitors ... Read More

Minsk Tourism introduces ‘spatial orientation’ concept for Chinese visitors

Minsk Tourism introduces ‘spatial orientation’ concept for Chinese visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 00:35 0

55 destination street signs in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, have been translated into Chinese language, according to Elena Plis, director of the Information and ... Read More

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 20:28 0

Travel experts today revealed the top international destinations for Chinese travelers during the seven day Chinese New Year holiday period that started this Monday, February ... Read More

Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average

Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average

editor editor- February 5, 2019 00:54 0

The Chinese are heading to Europe in ever-greater numbers to celebrate their New Year this week (February 4-10).  Bookings to European Union destinations are ahead ... Read More

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 17:25 0

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said that South Africa wants to attract more Chinese visitors and is striving to make their travel easier ... Read More

Beijing International Travel Mart: Wooing big-spending Chinese tourists

Beijing International Travel Mart: Wooing big-spending Chinese tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 18:08 0

Chinese travelers made 162 border crossings in 2018, an increase of 12 percent year-on-year, according to COTRI Chinese Outbound Tourism Research Institute. That alone is ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 15:53 0

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese ... Read More

Zimbabwe appoints new Tourism Ambassadors

Zimbabwe appoints new Tourism Ambassadors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 17:05 0

Touchroad International Holdings chairman Dr He Liehui has been appointed Zimbabwe's tourism ambassador to China. Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Prisca Mupfumira made the ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism gets welcoming news while in a state of crisis

Zimbabwe Tourism gets welcoming news while in a state of crisis

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019 07:05 0

After reports of government torture against protesters, after the internet was shut down for two days, Zimbabwe tourism officials launched a project called Grand Tour Africa-New ... Read More

Chinese tourists put Russia in top three most popular European travel destinations

Chinese tourists put Russia in top three most popular European travel destinations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 18:17 1

China’s largest travel company, Ctrip, says that Russia was in the top three (after the United Kingdom and France) most popular European travel destinations for ... Read More

Louvre 10.2 million, New York Metropolitan Museum 7.4 million visitors in 2018

Louvre 10.2 million, New York Metropolitan Museum 7.4 million visitors in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2019 10:56 0

The “Heavenly Bodies” explored the links between fashion and the Catholic Church and attracted 1.7 million people to the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. ... Read More

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 4, 2019 04:13 0

Tanzania is now targeting China as a new and an upcoming lucrative tourist market source in South East Asia after the traditional tourist market sources ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

Angkor in Cambodia booming with 2.6 million international visitors in 2018

Angkor in Cambodia booming with 2.6 million international visitors in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:20 0

Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia located in Cambodia's northern province of Siem Reap. Stretching over some 400 km2, ... Read More

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:08 0

The two Korean couples arrived in Thailand on Christmas Eve for a holiday. Now the two men are dead after drowning in a golfing accident ... Read More

Chinese Visitors arrival to Egypt promising

Chinese Visitors arrival to Egypt promising

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 08:25 0

The Red Sea resorts in Egypt have been working hard recently on attracting the Chinese tourists, said Abdullah in an exclusive interview with Xinhua news ... Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 21:30 0

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may be a dangerous undertaken. Christians all ... Read More

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 08:08 1

The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81% from 1.6 million in 2018 to 2.9 million in 2022, according ... Read More

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