Travel portals are expecting an average 50% jump in bookings this month with people looking for quick weekend getaways by clubbing their leaves with off days.
China remains the world’s largest outbound tourism source market following a 5% increase year on year in the number of Chinese outbound tourists to 62.03 million in the first half of 2017.
China received 138 million inbound tourists in 2016, up by 3.5%, and generated USD 120 billion, up by 5.6%, compared to USD 109.8 billion by outbound tourists, with tourism trade surplus of USD 10.2 billion.
Virgin Australia, the airline part-owned by HNA Group, aims to add new routes to mainland China to tap into the Chinese backer's aviation hubs and the record flow of visitors heading Down Under.
A $1 trillion global airport spree is threatening the status quo of Singapore and Hong Kong as key transit points connecting travelers in Asia to and from the rest of the world.
Hoteliers are prioritizing budgets around social media and marketing campaigns over spending on the specific services that Chinese travelers require.
Spring Airlines, China's largest budget carrier, is determined to meet growing demand for affordable travel —— but not necessarily by flying solo
A luxury “air cruise”, which can hold up to 450 people, will only carry 86 wealthy Chinese to Kenya for $45,000 a ticket, more than 38 times the country’s gross national income of USD 1,160 per capita.
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