Video Roll – Luxury Chinese Tourism

Tapping the High Net Worth Chinese abroad – Travel and Shopping, the Complete Presentation Set

Following the enthusiastically received symposium in New York on how to reach and engage the Chinese High Net Worth travellers and consumers on 29th February, the complete seminar presentations for both sessions are now available for those who were unable to attend. China Luxury Network, Jing Daily and ChinaContact jointly hosted two high velocity seminars […]

Assessing how AirAsia X is trying to capitalize on opportunities in China Exclusive: By Ritesh Gupta   If any outbound tourism source market can elicit an expenditure of $100 billion from approximately 100 million travellers in a year, then the lure of capitalizing on such opportunity is quite appealing. So it doesn’t come as a surprise when airlines are constantly evaluating the destination preferences of […]

Travel e-commerce set for a big leap in China as intermediaries invest aggressively

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  By Ritesh Gupta   China’s e-commerce sector continues to shine. According to the Ministry of Commerce People’s Republic of China, the trade volume of China’s e-commerce in the first half year reached 5.66 trillion yuan, up 30.1% year on year. Online retail market reached 1.1 trillion yuan, up 33.4% year on year, accounting for […]

Assessing why Skyscanner is optimistic about a fruitful presence in China 

Interesting battles lines are being drawn as the online travel market in China is witnessing strong interest from international players. assesses how Skyscanner hopes to strengthen its presence via its acquisition of Youbibi By Ritesh Gupta   Travel e-commerce category in China has proved to be a major conundrum for most of the intermediaries […]

Expanding Horizons : Lunch and Learn with Roy Graff “Chinese Guests in Hospitality and Retail Markets”

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Roy Graff, Managing Director of ChinaContact has been invited to be a guest speaker at the inaugural gathering for  a new networking series organised on September 23rd  by the YPO-WPO Exchange Organisation: Expanding Horizons. The luncheon will gather hoteliers and suppliers to the hotel industry to which Roy will introduce the potential presented by the Chinese consumer . […]

Ctrip asserts supremacy with its performance, gears up for deeper penetration 

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Chinese OTA Ctrip is building the accelerated growth momentum shown by the strong results in the recent quarters. And going forward, it is targeting even a bigger slice of the total pie. By Ritesh Gupta Correspondent If there is one entity in the Chinese travel e-commerce category that stands out for its sustained investment, […]

8 top tips for targeting Chinese outbound tourism

By Roy Graff, Managing Director of ChinaContact We have prepared these top 8 tips for VisitBritain’s China Welcome Charter portal, and I thought I would share them as they apply to all destinations. Here are our 8 Top Tips to help you get your business China Ready. Why 8 tips? Because No. 8 is […]

Planning to step into China as a meta-search brand? Be ready for the grind

Planning to step into China as a meta-search brand? Be ready for the grind Established meta-search brands including KAYAK and Skyscanner are set to foray into China. explores what to expect as these entities enter with contrasting market entry strategies Exclusive: By Ritesh Gupta Travel meta-search continues to spread its tentacles as established […]

China: Game-Changer Conference

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Note : The Game-Changer Conference is being postponed to a later date Following the state visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to the UK, this timely conference will clarify China’s position on the future of the UK-China relationship. The conference will take a close look at China’s transformation and self-realisation through its own developed paradigms for achieving […]

Chinese Social Media Underutilised by London Hotels, China Edge Study Shows

Chinese social media use has taken off in recent years and is an increasingly important tool to reach and shape opinions within the Chinese market. However, a recent study by UK-based luxury retail and travel consultancy China Edge shows that Chinese social media platforms have so far been almost entirely neglected by London hoteliers. China Edge surveyed […]

KAYAK’s plan for China – count on repertoire of tools and “fail fast, fail often” mentality

 KAYAK’s plan for China – count on repertoire of tools and “fail fast, fail often” mentality Exclusive: Interview with Debby Soo, VP, Asia Pacific at KAYAK In every business, there are decisive moments that eventually signal the beginning of a new era.   One just can’t stop relating this to what KAYAK is considering, […]