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The hottest shopping destinations for Chinese tourists

Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Singapore are among the hottest shopping destinations for Chinese tourists last year, according to Ctrip.

Tourists devote a quarter of budget to shopping

Retail shopping continues to be the largest expense for tourists from China, according to a survey from Nielsen and Alipay.

Chinese tourists leaving wallets at home

Spending by Chinese tourists may have peaked, new research says.

Chinese travellers spending less in stores

Chinese tourists are travelling more but spending less in stores, says a new report from global consulting firm Oliver Wyman.

Retailers need to embrace changing Chinese tourist demographics

Korean retailers are scrambling to find ways of marketing to the growing number of Mainland Chinese tourists travelling alone.

Chinese tourist shopping myths debunked

Myths about the behaviour and spending patterns of Chinese tourists abroad have been debunked by a new report.

Chinese tourists expected to spend $45b

Chinese tourists will dominate in Asia Pacific this year, according to the MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index.

Where Chinese tourists are spending their shopping dollar

As Chinese tourists discover new destinations, retailers in neighbouring countries are being left in the dust.

New app aids Chinese tourists in Korea

South Korean location-based coupon application provider YAP Company has launched a new app that provides Chinese tourists with various tourism-related information, including shopping and transportation.

Chinese are Manchester’s top retail spenders

Chinese tourists spent more in Manchester’s stores than those from any other nation in 2013. That’s according to the travel tax refund company Global Blue, which said visitors from China spent 29 per cent more on tax-free shopping in Manchester stores during 2013 compared to the previous year, with an average transaction spend of £677 ($1133). “China is the top spending international globe shopper in the region, representing 50 per cent of the total tax free spend,” said Gordon Clark, U…


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