The Trip.com Group and UnionPay International have released a report based on Chinese outbound tourism bookings and spending in the first half of 2019. According to the report, Chinese outbound travelers spent US$127.5 billion in the first six months of the year.
We caught up with Merlin Entertainments’ Global Trade Strategy Director, Dominique Sidley, to learn about their Alipay partnership in London and how the company is developing digitally to serve their Chinese customers.
Dragon Trail’s President, Americas, Matt Grayson is leading a marketing workshop called “Reaching Chinese Travelers” at Arival, a travel conference dedicated to tours, activities and attractions, September 24-27 in Las Vegas.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia on June 14th, and while China won’t be represented on the pitch, it certainly will be in the stands. This is part of a growing trend for Chinese travelers to attend sporting events around the world.
From the end of March 2018, Dragon Trail Interactive has added international hotel brands and overseas attractions and museums to its weekly WeChat rankings.