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Global Destinations Keep Close Eye on China’s Super Golden Week Holiday

October 6, 2015/0/0/

China’s Golden Week is in full swing, with Chinese consumers traveling the world for sightseeing, dining, wine tasting, fun, and of course, shopping. Coming just a few days after the Lunar Mid-Autumn Festival, this week’s holiday is considered a “Super Golden Week,” one that lets Chinese tourists combine the two holidays for a longer travel […]

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New Hong Kong Tourism Restrictions to Boost Japan, Korea

April 13, 2015/0/0/

Long considered the go-to destination for mainland Chinese gray-market vendors (stocking up on everything from luxury handbags to diapers), Hong Kong is set to crack down on unlimited visits by residents of nearby Shenzhen. According to the BBC, this week China announced that it will stop issuing multiple entry Hong Kong visas to Shenzhen residents, in […]

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China’s Online Video Boom Has Global Implications (and Ambitions)

December 15, 2014/0/0/

With many young, digitally savvy Chinese leapfrogging straight to online video, watching 698 million hours of video on Youku Tudou and an estimated 569 million hours on iQiyi this August, the country’s online video market has become big business. As consumers increase their time watching streaming TV shows and films — particularly on mobile devices, which […]

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