China’s great reopening: preparing for the return of international Chinese travelers after the pandemic
After three years of the pandemic, China is finally reopening its borders and abolishing all its COVID-19 policies. Beginning on January 8th, 2023, China adjusted its immigration administration policies and procedures, dropping its quarantine requirements upon entry. Hence, overseas retailers and brands can expect an increase in Chinese travelers. Since the start of the pandemic, […]
Is virtual tourism in China meant to replace traditional tourism?
Nowadays, virtual tourism is a growing trend in China. According to the 2018 China VR Consumer Survey report, the most interesting VR-related theme for Chinese consumers is “travel and adventure”. It can be seen that virtual tourism in China has a wide potential audience and great commercial value. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020, […]
China travel retail market report
Now is the prime time to start your travel retail market strategy, and this report shows why. The new duty-free policies boost domestic travel retail shopping in China, including a cancellation of the 8K RMB / person spending limit for each item. Sales of Duty-Free goods in Hainan increased 103% YoY in 2020. Lastly, Brick […]