New York – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that its initial assessment of the impact of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak (COVID-19) shows a potential 13% full-year loss of passenger demand for carriers in the Asia-Pacific region. Considering that growth for the region’s airlines was forecast to be 4.8%, the net impact will be […]
The “Charming Beijing” promotion event, kicked off on Monday at the Promenada Mall in northern Bucharest, the capital of Romania. The event headlined officials from both China and Romania bent on informing Romanians about China.
European destinations reported healthy growth this summer despite rising political risks and less relaxed financial conditions posing a threat to the global economic outlook.
In news from Ctrip, China’s largest travel agency, tourist flows from China to Russia increased by 150 percent in January-July compared to the corresponding period last year.
The Turkic Council for tourism will be launching a pilot program beginning in April 2017 alongside the tourist product “silk road”.
Russia took the first place among European destinations, and third in the overall list of countries visited by Chinese tourists during “Golden Week”, the national holiday of China.
More and more, touristic flows from China to Russia are in the news. According to reports, more than 400,000 Chinese visited Russian in 2014 alone, and the most recent numbers show double this many tourists. Chinese travelers listed Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ulyanovsk, and Kazan as their most desireable destinations in 2014. But other destinations like Sochi […]
A recent analysis by Euromonitor International shows that, generally, the larger the city, the higher the income inequality all over the world. The conclusion is valid in the U.S., but also in Brasil and China.
The economy in China is very changing, and this means our conceptions about it must do the same. The idea that a few blessed, rich Chinese venture out into the world with old cameras, following tour guides round historical monuments, is very far from reality.The fact is that travel and leisure are every important aspects of life for the Chinese.
Chinese tourists are now the biggest spending Asian tourists, spending an average of $874 per person on shopping whilst overseas, according to the latest figures from TravelZoo Inc.
One of the world’s largest travel companies, JTB Group, has signed a deal with emerging tech company llusions Online to enhance the Japanese company’s World Travel eXchange system.
Internet travel deals company TravelZoo is reaching out to Chinese markets with the integration of a new online payments system, Alipay, into its Asia Pacific portal.
A brand new tour on the famous Trans-Siberian Railway begins this summer – a new and improved, luxurious tourist trip will depart from Moscow this August, and promises to be a most unforgettable experience.
Tourism in Hong Kong is set for an unexpected boom this Easter as travelers look to avoid visiting earthquake-hit Japan as it struggles to recover from nuclear meltdown.
The Far East is proving to be the Promised Land for many Indian travelers nowadays. After decades of fascination with North American and European destinations, travelers from the Sub Continent are now turning their attentions to Southeast Asia, lured by the pull of perfect weather, low cost flights and straightforward visa rules.