Chinese travel to the U.S. falls

Chinese travel to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. This is the first time since 2003 that Chinese travel to the U.S. slipped from the prior year. Although many reports are blaming the trade tensions between the two countries for the decline, the […]

Trade war with China hits US tourism, says ForwardKeys

The U.S. trade war with China appears to have caused a significant slump in Chinese visitors to the United States, according to the latest findings from flight tracking agency ForwardKeys. The agency suggests that this slump could cost the American tourism sector “dearly” this year. Since March 23 when the first tariffs against China took effect, ForwardKeys’ […]

CiR tracks Chinese traveler attitudes and behavior

Alcohol attracts the most footfall, but beauty has the highest conversion rate among Chinese travelers surveyed by Counter Intelligence Retail in its largest and most comprehensive study of Chinese travelers’ attitudes to shopping in the duty free and travel retail market. Travel retail analyst, research and category expert CIR conducted online research among over 1,400 […]

Dufry debuts its Hudson concept in China at Chengdu Airport

Dufry continues its global expansion, most recently opening eight Hudson Travel Essentials Convenience Bookstores in China, at Terminal 2 of Chengdu Airport in partnership with Bright Power Beijing. The shops at Chengdu airport will be operated by Hudson Bright Power (Beijing) Commercial Company, a joint-venture between Dufry and Bright Power Beijing, a company which operates bookstores throughout China. […]

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