The Tourism and Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has applauded the commencement of online visitor visa applications for Chinese nationals.
Sinorbis has released a white paper explaining how Australian businesses can better capitalise on inbound Chinese tourism.
Australia is now trialling an online visa application service for Chinese travellers.
Registrations are now open for Tourism WA’s 2014 China Travel Mission to Chengdu.
Anantara Emei Resort and Spa in southwest China is the first luxury international hotel to open in this region.
New research from the 2014 TripAdvisor-BCG report highlights methods for capitalising on the growth in the Chinese travel market.
SPICENEWS goes inside the hot new Jing An Shangri-La hotel in West Shanghai, a property that’s already receiving significant business from Australian PCOs
NSW is reaping the rewards of targeted strategies to attract visitors from the growing Chinese market as more than 3,000 Chinese delegates arrived in the State on Tuesday for Perfect China’s Leadership Seminar.
Minister for Tourism, Major Events and Arts, George Souris, has launched the NSW Government’s plan to greatly increase tourism from China in order to double visitor expenditure to the State by 2020.
Anantara has officially opened its first hideaway in China at one of Asia’s hottest beach destinations, the Sanya Resort & Spa on Hainan Island.
Marriott International has announced that it expects to more than double the size of its portfolio to at least 265 hotels in the Asia-Pacific region in the next few years.
Club Med is ready to open its second resort in China next year nestled within a 114 acre park haven, due to open in early 2013.
Marriott International has celebrated the opening of the 383 room Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing Hotel in Shanghai, centrally located in the Caohejing New Technology Development Zone and offering a retreat for business travellers in the heart of the neigh
Increasing numbers of visitors from China is neither inevitable nor guaranteed, said Tourism Australia managing director Andrew McEvoy who has cautioned as the agency moves into the second year of its 10-year strategy to grow demand from its fastest growi
As part of an ongoing commitment to the Chinese business events market Tourism Australia has appointed two senior executives who will be responsible for developing its operations in the Greater China region.
With Chinese New Year approaching, Accor has announced that 20 of its hotels in Australia have achieved Chinese Optimum Service Standards to enable to them to better cater for the growing inbound market from China.
Sofitel Luxury Hotels recently announced the opening of a new hotel in the city of Foshan in 2014, which, at 236 meters tall, will become the city’s tallest building.
The world’s leading Hoteliers are confident of a strong finish in 2011, particularly thanks to a rebound in corporate travel and a significant upswing in MICE market business across the globe.
As Starwood plans to open one hotel every two weeks in China for the remainder of 2011, the company’s President and CEO, Frits van Paasschen has decided to relocate his senior leadership team to Shanghai until mid-July.
Starwood’s expansion in China is continuing at a rapid pace, with the chain set to open three more Sheraton properties in the country before the end of January.