The New Terminal at Guangzhou’s Baiyun is More Bad News for Hong Kong

The new terminal Baiyun International Airport will cement Guangzhou's, and China Southern's, growing importance for international travel. On the other hand, Cathay Pacific and Hong Kong International's influence will decline even further.

Alibaba’s Latest Move in Travel is a Partnership with “China’s Airbnb” Xiaozhu

Alibaba's OTA Fliggy is partnering up with Chinese home-sharing company Xiaozhu in an attempt to strengthen its portfolio in the Chinese tourism market.

Ctrip Hopes to Bring Supersonic Flights to China with Strategic Investment in Boom

Chinese online travel agency Ctrip is investing in a Denver-based aerospace startup that is currently developing a supersonic business jet.

New Central Village Outlet Mall Promises to Be Thailand’s Biggest

Thailand established itself as a major international tourism destination primarily through its wide variety of cultural, culinary, and natural offerings. But for the ever-growing...

China’s Low-quality Ski Resorts Are an Opportunity For Japan

China had around 12 million winter sports enthusiasts in 2017. Most of them are beginners and many are unhappy with the quality of Chinese facilities. While bad for China's ski industry, it's good news for destinations like Japan and Switzerland.

Creativity Necessary to Reach China’s Wealthy Garden Travelers

The Chinese outbound market is diverse, and includes an ever growing number of older, wealthier travelers, including garden travelers. Reaching out to them requires creativity in both digital marketing and tour customization and planning.

WeChat’s Fake News Problem That Hurts Destinations

Fake news about international destinations are rampant on WeChat according to a new study, and there may be few, if any, sources to counter claims that destinations are dangerous Chinese citizens. To make matters worse, there is no real, clear solution to the problem.

North Korea Bus Crash Could Be Worst Chinese Tourist Incident in Years

A fatal bus crash involving Chinese tourists in North Korea could prove particularly challenging at a time of change on the Korean peninsula.

China’s Real Estate Woes Are Good News for Home-sharing Firms

China's real estate market is struggling, with ever rising prices and expansion in supply. This is bad for both Chinese consumers and potentially dangerous for the Chinese economy. However, it's also a big opportunity for home-sharing companies.

Chinese Luxury E-tailer Secoo Partners with Caissa Travel for Luxury Travel Ambitions

Secoo, a Chinese luxury e-commerce platform, is vying a piece of China's luxury travel market with its expansion into lifestyle through a partnership with HNA Caissa Travel Group.