Until now, the ability of WeChat users to connect directly with U.S. sellers has been limited.
Canada welcomed nearly 8.6 million travelers from around the world in the first half of this year and more than 300,000 were from China, up 9.1% year-on-year
Visitor numbers from China, which accounts for the biggest portion of Japan’s tourists, shrank 3.8% in September, while tourism from South Korea fell 14%.
“Looking at the year to date, we see a setback in Chinese tourism arrivals of just under 5%,” said Olivier Jager, CEO and co-founder of ForwardKeys.
The two companies will cooperate on an equity basis, as Tempus controls substantial traffic flow and Chocolate Happy Land excels at running theme parks.
Plans call for it to fully open in June 2022, but the conservation center may be ready for visits by the public in 2020, when 600th birthday of the Forbidden City falls.
As part of its expansion plan, Trip.com will begin airport pick-up services and sales of activity products in South Korea by the end of this year.
Ahead of the Golden Week, Alipay expanded its service coverage to Iceland and the Maldives and now covers more than 110 countries and regions around the world.
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