On Thursday 12th December Professor Arlt posted a new instalment in his Forbes blog: Social Media Bring Tasmanian Lavender Bear into Chinese Bedrooms — China Outbound Tourism Best Practice Example. This shows how rapidly Social Media could influence Chinese consumption patterns. If you want, please click on the “Follow” button to get a weekly mail about new posts automatically.
Here you will also find an article, about Chinese Outbound Tourism in New Zealand, released in TVNZ ONE NEWS, where COTRI and its country partner Zane Smith (Vation Ltd) are quoted: More Chinese to travel to NZ – research institute.
Moreover, On Wednesday 11th December Professor Arlt posted a new blog in Forbes titled Dreaming of Blue Skies – Chinese Tourists Looking for Fresh Air. If you want, please click on the “Follow” button to get a weekly mail about new posts automatically.
Finally the next four articles, where COTRI is quoted, show how the number of self-organized travelers is increasing since the new law went into effect in October 1;
- Routes News: Chinese arrivals drop around the world;
- Travel News Digest: New tourism law affects tourism sector;
- Wyse Travel Confederation: China tourism law hurts packaged tours, boosts independent Chinese travelers;
- NetGlobers: Chinese tourism laws affecting travel numbers to Thailand.