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China, part 4: The digital distribution model

In Feburary train stations and highways around China are experiencing peak volume, as hundreds of millions of the country’s citizens travel to celebrate the Lunar New Year Spring Festival. The Year of the Pig officially began February 5, but Chinese people celebrate it during a 40-day travel rush period known as “Chunyun,” which this year runs from January 21 and March 1. During that time the government estimates more than three billion trips will be made, up 0.6% over 2018, with an 8.3% increase in train trips and a 12%…

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Chinese travelers to make 7 million outbound trips during Chinese New Year

Hotelbeds, the world´s leading bedbank, revealed the top international destinations for Chinese travellers during the seven day Chinese New Year holiday period starting on Monday, February 4th. According to booking data from the Hotelbeds platform for this year’s break, Thailand is the most popular destination, with Japan and Singapore ranked second and thirdly respectively. These are followed, in descending order, by Malaysia, the United States, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia, Vietnam, and South Korea. Whilst Spain and Italy have this year dropped out of the top ten countries, replaced by Vietnam and South…

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