Destination Media and OTA Observation Report Social 

Trends in Chinese High-End Tourism 2019

A new report from Chinese luxury travel agency SparkleTour identifies the main keywords and trends in the development of high-end Chinese tourism. The report has been translated to give you insights on the demographics, sales channels, destinations, and other trends in Chinese luxury travel consumption. You can view the original report in Chinese here.    Keyword 1: Post-90s Consumerism The proportion of travel decision makers aged 19-29 reached 22.1%, a significant increase compared to previous years. In their hotel choices, Chinese luxury travelers born in the 1990s show a preference for novel experiences,…

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F&B 

Meituan Dianping and Chope form partnership to tap into Chinese tourists love for food

Both parties decided to integrate their apps as Chope currently operates countries which are seeing a flood of Chinese tourists. Meituan Dianping, the Tencent-backed Chinese food delivery giant, has announced a partnership with Singapore-based dining platform Chope to help Chinese tourists make reservations at restaurants around Asia Pacific. Both parties decided to integrate their apps as Chope currently operates in Singapore, Bali, Jakarta, Bangkok, Phuket, and Hong Kong, countries which are seeing a flood of Chinese tourists who are willing to spend a big chunk of their budget on food,…

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Airline Hotel Media and OTA Observation Social 

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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Content Observation Technology and data 

China, part 3: The state of the travel startup ecosystem

In Febuary 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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