HNA Finally Reveals More Details About $7.5 Billion HiApp

We finally have some more details about HNA's $7.5 billion-backed HiApp. While its a good first step, it's still unclear what HNA's vision for the app is.

Key Takeaways from the WeChat Developer Conference

WeChat showed developers what it has in store for 2018 at its annual developers' conference in China. One thing is for certain: China's dominant social network wants to become much more than a messaging platform, and brands should make note.

Blocked MoneyGram Deal Means Alipay’s Global Ambitions are Limited to Chinese Tourists For Now

Ant Financial's blocked purchase of MoneyGram ultimately means that Alipay will be limited to Chinese tourists globally in the foreseeable future.

Chinese Travel is Transforming Consumer Technology Around the World

While Chinese travel is transforming the strategies of tourism stakeholders around the world, it's also driving innovation in consumer technology for users all over the world.

This Year’s Most Important Stories in Chinese Travel

2017 was a big year for Chinese travel with a flurry of news and happenings that will likely come to shape the industry in the years to come. These are our top picks for the most important stories of the year.

Ride Hailing Giant Didi Sets its Sights on the Chinese Tourist

Didi's latest two big moves abroad and into mobile payments signal its clear intent of harnessing the growth of Chinese outbound tourism.

Airbnb’s Success in 2017 Underpinned by China Efforts

Airbnb has had its first year of profitability since its founding. Part of its success is underpinned by rising popularity in China despite some stumbles.

WeChat Pay Launches ‘Flagship Airport’ Program in Battle Against Alipay, UnionPay

WeChat Pay hopes to get a stronger hand in the mobile payments battle with a new focus on international airports frequented by Chinese travelers.

China Mobile Launches UK Cellphone Carrier for Chinese Tourists

China Mobile is launching its own cellphone carrier in the United Kingdom to cash in on the growing number of Chinese tourists and expats in the country.

Helsinki Airport’s Ambitious KOL Campaign Draws Mixed Results

Helsinki Airport's innovative marketing campaign with a Chinese KOL failed to capture much attention in China's crowded social media landscape.