Earlier, Alipay enabled its payment service for taxis in the Pyeongchang and Gangneung areas, where the Winter Olympics were hosted in February.
By the end of 2018, a Bulgarian Tourism Information Centre will be opened in Beijing.
In the first half of 2018, foreign patients accounted for almost a third of medical tourism sales and jumped 10%. Growth from China was 30%.
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.
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