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Paris Attacks: How Will Chinese Tourism Fare?

November 23, 2015/0/0/

The tragic events of November 13th in Paris are unlikely to easily fade from the minds of Parisians. Already reeling from the Charlie Hebdo attacks earlier this year, a somber, fearful and weary mood prevailed in the city as Parisians returned to work last week. Eerily quiet streets and empty bistros across the city begged the […]

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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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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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