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What Do Chinese Tourists Care About in New York?

November 10, 2015/0/0/

As CLA found in recent discussions with Chinese tourist-shoppers in Paris, the demands of outbound Chinese travelers are rapidly changing, making it difficult for retailers and brands to anticipate who’ll show up, what they’ll want, and how staff should approach them. In the case of Paris, a steadily growing number of independent travelers are looking […]

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“China Ready” Programs: Coming Soon to a City Near You

November 2, 2015/0/0/

With continued strong growth in Chinese tourism–around 62 million outbound travelers hit the road in the first half of the year–cities around the world are seeking to benefit from booming airlift and unparalleled spending levels. Over the remainder of 2015 and into 2016, CLA expects many tourism and brand marketing professionals to take a page […]

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How Do Chinese Tourists Really Feel About Paris?

October 26, 2015/0/0/

There’s no denying that France holds a special place in the hearts of Chinese tourists. Last year, an estimated 2.2 million mainland Chinese travelers visited the country, up from 1.7 million in 2013. And owing to a weaker euro, French retailers have continued to see strong sales to Chinese travelers in 2015. The allure of […]

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Upcoming “U.S.-China Tourism Year” Could Be Very Good for Business

October 19, 2015/0/0/

Although this week’s state visit to the UK by Chinese president Xi Jinping (and the¬†increasingly buddy-buddy relationship between the two countries) are getting the headlines at the moment, a recent announcement by the US Department of Commerce indicates that the US will remain a leading beneficiary of outbound Chinese investment and tourism in the year […]

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New CLA Report: Chinese Tourist Spending to Double by 2020

September 28, 2015/1/0/

The world’s top tourism spenders since 2012, Chinese travelers are poised to become even more valuable for retailers, hoteliers, and travel destinations worldwide. According to a new report by China Luxury Advisors and the Fung Business Intelligence Centre (FBIC), total overseas spending by Chinese tourists, which is expected to increase 23 percent this year to […]

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