|2021-01-26||China’s Family Travel Bookings by Themes Read More|
Theme parks at 27% ranked top, to be followed by Natural Scenery at 22%, Architecture at 19%, City Sightseeing at 12% and Museums at 11%.
|2021-01-25||Female dominate China’s Family Travel Bookings Read More|
Female account for 74% of the bookings, and those age between 7 and 12 years old account for 60% children taking part in family travel.
|2021-01-22||Family Travel bookings in China by Parent’s Age Read More|
Based on bookings with children in past year, C-trip, China’s major travel portal, “post-80s” parents accounted for 41%, "post-90s" parents accounted for 32%, and "post-70s" parents accounted for 20%.
|2021-01-21||China's ice and snow tourism suffered big losses in 2019/2020 Read More|
In the 2018-2019 winter season, China’s ice and snow tourists totaled 224 million and dropped by about 130 million during the 2019-2020 winter season.
|2021-01-20||China expect more ice-snow tourism travelers Read More|
China's ice and snow tourism travelers projected to 230 million trips during the current winter season which lasts from Nov20 to Mar21, generate revenue of more than RMB390 billion.
|2021-01-19||Chinese skiers to spend more in coming year Read More|
A report released by China Tourism Academy in early January on ice-and-snow tourism, 82% respondents are interest in short-distance ice-snow tours while 53% will keep or spend more for such trips than last year.
|2021-01-18||Beijing saw more Skiers in New Year Holiday Read More|
Beijing Skiing Association Chairman reported skiing grounds near Beijing during the three days New Year Holiday this year saw 40% to 50% more skiers than last year.
|2021-01-15||Huge medical tourism market from Asia Pacific Read More|
The global medical tourism market is forecast to be worth US$65.8 billion in 2025, which the Asia-Pacific will account for around 40%.
|2021-01-14||Huge private sector medical expenditure in Hong Kong Read More|
From report by the Hong Kong Food and Health Bureau, the city’s private sector medical expenditures in 2019 totaled HK$86.9 billion or US$11.1 billion, which is projected to grow at compound rate of 7.6% per year and will reach Hk$134 billion in 2025. Good potential for health / wellness tourism.
|2021-01-13||China's Medical Tourists Read More|
A study in early 2020 found 65% of the mainland Chinese who went abroad for medical treatments and services in 2019 came from high income groups of entrepreneurs and enterprises’ senior management; and 99% of these business went to destinations like USA, UK and Japan.
|2021-01-12||Hotel rates went up in China during New Year Read More|
From China’s major travel portal, C-trip, hotel rates during the New Year Holiday this year are higher than same period last year with three star hotels increasing by 23%, four star by 21% and five star by 17%.
|2021-01-11||Macau Hotels raised prices during New Year Read More|
Rate of Macau's hotels between Dec 31 and Jan 3 average MOP$1127.6, which on the whole a rise of 7.6% over the last Golden Week in October; and rate for five stars hotels average MOP$1447.7 while four stars hotels at MOP$701.1.
|2021-01-08||China outbound to Macau during New Year Read More|
On average, 19629 inbound from mainland China visited Macau each day between Dec 31 and Jan 3, accounting for 92% of the city’s total daily inbound in the period.
|2021-01-08||Updates on COVID-19 Situation in Hong Kong Read More|
|2021-01-07||Hong Kong Business Prospect Survey on Covid-19 impact Read More|
The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC) conducted a survey in early November 2020 received 314 companies responded, and found 40% of HK companies expect the city’s business prospects to be negative in 2021, 22% saw their turnover plunge by more than half in the first 10 months of 2020, and 29% already cut down on number of staff comparing to the beginning of last year.
|2021-01-06||Hong Kong to allow vaccine inoculation records be used for travel Read More|
Media report Hong Kong will soon have a new e-booking system for vaccine inoculations, and the government is in talk with other countries over recognizing an electronic record for COVID-19 vaccination may be used for travel purpose.
|2021-01-05||Beijing to restrict travel during coming holidays Read More|
Beijing will during New Year and Chinese New Year discourage travel agencies from various markets and online travel agencies to organize tour groups to the city; while the city’s travel agencies and online travel agencies will also suspend group tours nor selling ticket hotel package to domestic destinations designated as medium or high risk areas.
|2021-01-04||Chamber of Commerce project Hong Kong economy to rise this year Read More|
Mid last month, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce HKGCC projected the city’s economy will drop 6% in 2020 but will rise 3.5% in 2021; and unemployment rate rise to 7% in 2020, and will fall to 4.8% in 2021.