The Chinese are spending – and losing – less in Australia as reality starts to bite

The strong rise in Chinese tourism over the past decade continued into 2018, with overall numbers up 13% to 1.4million. But for Crown Resorts they’re…..

Chinese tourists continue to visit Europe in increasing numbers as connectivity grows

Chinese tourists are continuing to put Europe at the top of their favourite destinations despite the relative slow-down in the Chinese economy and any concerns…..

Jetstar Asia suspends three routes as network experimentation continues

Singapore-based LCC Jetstar Asia has suspended three of its newest routes, highlighting the challenges of finding new profitable destinations in the crowded and intensely competitive…..

Chinese consortium to sell stake in Toulouse Blagnac Airport. Did the French authorities make a bad decision on the original sale?

CASIL Europe is reported to have decided to sell its 49.99% stake in Toulouse Blagnac Airport. The decision is said to come as France’s Government…..

Chinese tourist spending driven by mobile payment options

In 2018, 69% of Chinese tourists sampled have used mobile payment while traveling overseas, up 4 percentage points from 2019, according to the latest whitepaper…..

Apple and United Airlines: a stunning corporate account disclosure by the US carrier

Apple is United’s largest corporate customer at its San Francisco hub, generating USD150 million in revenues annually. Apple spends a staggering USD35 million per year…..

Airport Arrivals – the top five most anticipated airport openings in 2019

The travel and tourism sector is a key global economic driver, but how will the air transport industry will continue to support economic growth against…..

Ctrip confirms US trade war is impacting tourism

Consumer spending on outbound trips has taken a hit thanks to China’s trade war with the US. This is the sentiment from China’s largest online…..

China to commission 200 new airports by 2035, but the economy may say otherwise

The Chinese Government intends to develop and commission more than 200 new airports by 2035, increasing the total number of operational airports in mainland China…..

Full visa liberalisation for Chinese travellers into Europe could generate EUR12.5 billion per annum in additional inbound spending

New research from the European Travel Commission shows that visa liberalisation between China and Europe would undoubtedly increase demand from one of the most lucrative…..