Outbound visits are forecast to climb 11 percent this year to over 166 million, while inbound tourism will see about 143 million visits, up about 1 percent.
Universities and the industry need to collaborate better to inform students about work in the hotel and hospitality sector.
With 31 million foreign visitors entering Japan in 2018 -- among them 8 million Chinese -- Chinese-run startups in Japan face no shortage of potential customers.
The vacation package site suffered a nearly 30% loss in revenue in China, due in part to staffing issues and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war.
In 2018, China's per capita expenditure on education, culture and entertainment hit 2,226 yuan, accounting for 11.2% of per capita consumption, data from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism showed.
About 50 million units of homes across China are available to meet the requirements of travelers' online booking for short-term stays,
Under the agreement, Baidu will deploy its cloud services and artificial intelligence capabilities to provide Ctrip with solutions tailored to tourism scenarios and businesses.
Some 3.4 million Chinese people traveled to Singapore in 2018, up 6% from 2017, state-backed Xinhua News Agency reported.
While architecture and design enable properties to curate a memorable stay, it’s also a powerful tool for communicating a brand’s message.
A proliferation of soft brands, online travel agencies, homesharing players offer independent hotels new distribution and marketing choices, but are intensifying the competition for players such as WorldHotels.
D-EDGE is the European No1 and World No3 hotel distribution technology provider in hospitality. It has support teams in over 100 countries across Europe and Asia.
OpenSparkz is a Platform-as-a-Service startup allowing consumers to consolidate multiple loyalty and points programs into one.
Travelport will be extending access to NDC content to Smartpoint connected agents throughout 2019.
The deal could make GetYourGuide Germany’s latest “unicorn” - a startup with a valuation of more than $1 billion.
The Global Wellness Institute calculated the global spend on wellness tourism at $639.4 billion in 2017. The sector grew 6.5% per year from 2015 to 2017, more than twice the growth rate for general tourism.
The delay in China openings resulted in a $15 million revenue reversal for the fourth quarter.
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