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Coresight Conversations: Female Founders Forum

CLA Co-Founder joined Coresight Conversations to chat with Coresight Founder Deborah Weinswig to discuss how Female Founders are adapting to the coronavirus crisis. Renee shares key learnings from China and how businesses adapted in the China market.

Free Report Download: Coronavirus Briefing China’s Outbound Tourism Will Be Hurt but Possibly Not for Long

Scroll to the end of article for free report download! In collaboration with China Luxury Advisors, we look at how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting Chinese outbound travelers and airport retail around the world ⎯ and we offer suggestions for how travel-impacted firms could cope with the disruption. The coronavirus outbreak is set to impact…
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Implications of the Coronavirus

2020 has started off on a difficult track for China. With the outbreak of the coronavirus most Chinese citizens are deeply concerned and worried about the spread of the virus, with many staying inside for the last few weeks to reduce their risk to exposure. As China begins to restart the economy, this week we…
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Alibaba Reopens Sesame

Fresh from the largest 24-hour sales event in the history of the world — Singles’ Day, on November 11th — Alibaba is already setting up for another major début, before the US even has a chance to celebrate Black Friday. Singles’ Day (光棍节) generated US$38.4 billion in Gross Merchandise Value this year – a 26% increase over last year –…
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7 Insights on Chinese Tourism from WTM London 2019

Stargazing is especially attractive to Chinese tourists in destinations like Nova Scotia (pictured). Photo courtesy of Tourism Nova Scotia / Photographer: Acorn Art Photography Original Article: https://jingtravel.com/moma-wechat-advent-calendar/ 13 Nov 2019 | Article by: Sienna Parulis-Cook Dragon Trail attended WTM London from 4-6 November, 2019. In addition to giving a keynote and running a panel on customization and personalization in…
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Bigger than Black Friday, More Epic than Cyber Monday… Singles’ Day!

Singles’ Day, November 11th, is here! It’s the quintessential do what I want, all about me, self-care day. Stay out late, shop for whatever you fancy, travel at a moment’s notice or spend the day binge watching your latest TV obsession. It celebrates the freedom of being single. It has also, in more recent years,…
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A Silver Lining: The US-China Trade War and Its Impact on Tourism

US-China Tensions and Chinese Tourism:  It’s not as bad as you’re hearing. It’s temporary. It presents an enormous opportunity. The recent drop in inbound international tourism from all countries has been among the most notable drags on U.S. exports, but there is a glittering silver lining, in the case of visitors traveling from China and…
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Upcoming CLA Speaker Events in London

World Travel Market London, November 6, 2019 Personalisation and Customised Travel: The Drivers of Asian Tourism Get up to speed on the latest news and trends in the rapidly developing Chinese outbound tourism market and digital landscape, and what these mean for tourism brands and businesses who want to tap into the world’s leading source…
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U.S. travel industry to Chinese tourists: What trade war?

A Chinese tourist takes pictures of Washington DC t-shirt at a tourism kiosk in Washington. Across the country, the U.S. tourism industry is trying to counter one of the casualties of the trade war with China that is still raging despite this month’s temporary truce: A drop in the flow of affluent Chinese visitors to…
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Chinese Outbound Tourists Survey 2018: Urban Millennials Lead the Charge to More Independent, Adventurous Travel

Scroll to the end of article for free report download! This report details the results of our fourth annual proprietary survey of Chinese overseas tourists’ travel and spending behaviors and preferences, undertaken in partnership with China Luxury Advisors. The top six takeaways from our 2018 survey are:  Millennials—those in their 20s and 30s—are changing the…
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