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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Free Report Download: the Future of Chinese International Travel

Resonance Consultancy and China Luxury Advisors surveyed more than 3,000 mainland Chinese tourists who traveled internationally in the past 12 months about their long-haul, international travel preferences.

Inside the New MoMA WeChat Strategy

After a four-month-long renovation, an added 47,000 square feet, and a cost of $450 million, America’s newly-reopened premier modern art museum can be partially understood in numerical terms. But one overlooked metric can be found in MoMA’s revamped performance on WeChat. With a 200 percent increase in Q3 article reads over the same quarter last year, the…
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Trade war with China projected to cost U.S. billions in lost tourism dollars

Re: Trade war with China projected to cost U.S. billions in lost tourism dollars. Original Article: — By MEGAN CERULLO First published on August 22, 2019 / 8:58 AM/ MONEYWATCH Video source: The trade war with China is having a dampening effect on Chinese tourism in the U.S.The U.S. could see nearly 2 million…
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The Chinese Tourists’ Growing Interest in Arts & Culture

Re: The Chinese Tourists’ Growing Interest in Arts & Culture The Story: Tourism boards and tour operators around the world are citing arts, museum and culture as key focus points for Chinese tourists. The impact is being felt globally. What to Know: CLA research indicates that 86% of Chinese visitors to museums are likely to be actively…
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Re: Accommodations The Story: Where are Chinese travelers staying when they arrive at their travel destination? And who is welcoming them at their destinations of choice?  What to Know: Our study shows that full-service hotels and resorts are their first choice (60%), followed by limited service or economy hotels and resorts and boutique hotels. Upscale/luxury hotel and…
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The Platforms

Re: The Platforms The Story: If the mobile wars are a battle of two titans, the battle for dominance in booking platforms is a horse race with a very crowded and increasingly competitive field. What to Know: Our research shows CTrip as first among OTAs that travelers are most likely to use for both trip planning and booking.…
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Mobile, Mobile, Mobile

Re: Mobile, Mobile, Mobile The Story: The future of mobile is being written in China and in a pitched battle for mobile dominance, Chinese travelers may be the ultimate prize. What to Know: For young Chinese travelers, mobile technology is what makes a trip real. Without the witnessing, researching, proving, bragging, booking and sharing it makes possible,…
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