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Soaring Chinese tourism means big money for U.S. cities

August 31, 2018/0/0/

Original Article: https://www.curbed.com/2018/2/2/16964908/travel-cities-tourism-china-chinese-los-angeles — Visitors from China spent $33 billion in the U.S. in 2016, a figure sure to rise By Patrick Sisson —Feb 2, 2018, 1:05pm EST The Hollywood Walk of Fame. Famous LA destinations have seen a sharp rise in Chinese tourism over the last decade. There’s a Chinese proverb that says “traveling thousands of miles […]

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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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Chinese Designers Take the Wheel in New York, Los Angeles

May 11, 2015/0/0/

Making over 70 percent of luxury purchases outside of mainland China, Chinese consumers now support a vast network of brands and industries worldwide, boosting luxury and fashion brands as well as retailers, hotels and tourism providers. Now, a growing number of tourism industry professionals see what many global fashion and luxury watchers have long known: […]

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What’s Behind China’s Luxury Hotel Buying Spree?

February 11, 2015/0/0/

For years, the stereotype of the traveling mainland Chinese consumer has been a group-tour attendee who spends next to nothing on two-to-three-star accommodations, eats at low-end Chinese buffets…and drops thousands at luxury boutiques around the world. Stories abound of frustrated luxury hotels in Manhattan watching as big-spending VIPs clear shelves on Fifth Avenue then promptly […]

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Chinese Travelers “Hit the Road” in 2015

January 26, 2015/0/0/

With more Chinese tourists moving beyond group packages and developing their own itineraries, self-driving trips have become one of the hottest areas of growth. Among younger travelers and middle-class families in particular, renting cars to explore overseas locales at their own pace is fueling an increase in Chinese arrivals from LA to New York — […]

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