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What Slowdown? Why Chinese Outbound Tourism Will Continue to Grow

November 16, 2015/1/0/

Following this summer’s stock market drama and currency devaluation in China, some tourism industry analysts and observers suggested that outbound travel from China could also suffer, impacting everyone from luxury brands in Europe to duty-free stores in South Korea. But reality seems to paint a different picture. Last month, China Daily reported that Chinese outbound tourism […]

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From Confucius to California: Chinese Explore New Family Planning Options

August 10, 2015/0/0/

In China, traditional family values center on continuation of the family bloodline. According to Confucian philosophy, the worst form of unfilial conduct is a failure to leave behind descendants. During China’s feudal era, a woman’s virtue was often judged solely upon her ability to conceive and give birth. This has changed dramatically over the past […]

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Marriage Equality Ruling Set to Boost Chinese Tourism in US

July 6, 2015/0/0/

On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a historic decision that the United States Constitution grants same-sex couples the fundamental right to marry, making same-sex marriage legal throughout the nation. Widely celebrated by the LGBT community and allies across the nation, the decision also sent a ripple effect around the world. In China, […]

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LA Business Journal Highlights CLA Collaboration with Beverly Center

March 16, 2015/0/0/

Tourism Drive: Malls put Money on Drawing Chinese Visitors pdf: LABJ – BVC Feature It’s a common sight for Susan Vance, marketing and sponsorship director for the L.A. mall, and getting much more so. Last year, about 300 buses stopped there. They are already approaching half that so far this year, the result of a boom […]

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To Engage Chinese Consumers, Go for the Gut

February 16, 2015/0/0/

For the better part of a decade, most major luxury brands have used the Lunar New Year holiday as an opportunity to engage Chinese consumers through localized, limited-edition items. However, owing to plummeting luxury consumption within mainland China — which has only been worsened by the ongoing anti-corruption crackdown — and a decidedly more low-key […]

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