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Over 40 years of diplomatic drama, a rising China opens up to, and transforms, the world  

Over 40 years of diplomatic drama, a rising China opens up to, and transforms, the world   | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
When the inner circle of China’s Communist Party endorsed a new direction for the country in December, 1978, few would have imagined the immense changes that would be unleashed. Deng Xiaoping’s push for ‘reform and opening up’ launched China’s rise from the wreckage of the Cultural Revolution to the world’s second-biggest economyTo mark the 40th anniversary of the start of the process, the South China Morning Post takes an in-depth look at the forces that shaped that transformation. In the first part of our series, Cary Huang examines the new era of diplomacy that Deng ushered in to allow China to focus on economic development
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Alibaba's Singles' Day: The Aussie businesses doing it big in China

Alibaba's Singles' Day: The Aussie businesses doing it big in China | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Australian businesses have once again managed to capture a decent chunk of China's e-commerce pie on the biggest retail day of the year, Singles' Day.
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3 Reasons Why Chinese Outbound Travel Growth May Slow

3 Reasons Why Chinese Outbound Travel Growth May Slow | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Chinese tourism will continue to grow, but economic forces in China will inevitably mean that the growth in tourists and spending will slow down.
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Indonesia to join China's Singles Day shopping frenzy by offering local products on Alibaba - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Indonesia to join China's Singles Day shopping frenzy by offering local products on Alibaba - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Put down the roses and blow out the candles because Singles Day is almost here, and this year Indonesia has announced they will be joining the festivities.
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China's 'flaunt your wealth' challenge goes viral with people falling out of cars with luxury goods - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

China's 'flaunt your wealth' challenge goes viral with people falling out of cars with luxury goods - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Photos of wealthy people lying face down — surrounded by luxury bags, shoes, and cash — go viral on Chinese social media as the country's rising middle class flaunt their wealth.
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WeChat Has More Users Than China’s Entire Internet—But What’s Next?

WeChat Has More Users Than China’s Entire Internet—But What’s Next? | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
WeChat Social Commerce Report 2018, released today by Youzan and Newrank, shows some surprising trends.
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Chinese Whispers: WeChat Moments Ads Q3 Rankings, and More

Chinese Whispers: WeChat Moments Ads Q3 Rankings, and More | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
In a ranking released by WeChat that rates brands' ad performance on moments pages, luxury brands Tiffany, Cartier, and Maserati were named.
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3 Real Challenges Artificial Intelligence Will Raise for Luxury Brands

3 Real Challenges Artificial Intelligence Will Raise for Luxury Brands | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
AI is not simply a yellow brick road to financial success. There will be some key challenges for luxury companies wanting to use AI.
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Travel Brands Increased WeChat Activity, But Did It Grow Visibility?

Travel Brands Increased WeChat Activity, But Did It Grow Visibility? | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
International travel brands increased their WeChat presence in the third quarter in an attempt to attract more Chinese tourists. But did their efforts work?
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Will China's baijiu be the new whisky?

Will China's baijiu be the new whisky? | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
China’s mission to protect its economy now includes a college where students study baijiu to turn it into the next whiskey: a drink with global recognition.
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WeChat Pay option at 600 outlets in S'pore from Nov 1, Singapore News & Top Stories

WeChat Pay option at 600 outlets in S'pore from Nov 1, Singapore News & Top Stories | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Shoppers at Cold Storage, Giant, Guardian and 7-Eleven outlets will be able to pay for their purchases with their mobile phones via WeChat Pay from Nov 1.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Think Tank: The WeChat Transformation of Luxury Brands –

Think Tank: The WeChat Transformation of Luxury Brands – | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
As WeChat redefines how luxury brands connect, engage and sell to consumers today, it requires a different approach.
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Chinese travelers embrace mobile payments - USA - Chinadaily.com.cn

Chinese travelers embrace mobile payments - USA - Chinadaily.com.cn | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Mobile payment continued to soar at popular overseas destinations for Chinese travelers during the weeklong National Day holiday that ended on Sunday, according to major mobile payment provider Alipay.
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Alibaba's Singles' Day smashes last year's record

Alibaba's Singles' Day smashes last year's record | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Alibaba on Sunday tore through last year's Singles Day sales record, racking up more than $30.8 billion in the 24-hour shopping event.
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Why being ‘China ready’ matters

Why being ‘China ready’ matters | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Due to the inspired marketing strategies of Tourism Australia and the state tourism boards, Australia attracts China’s big spenders.
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Hermès Launches its First-Ever Chinese E-commerce Website

Hermès Launches its First-Ever Chinese E-commerce Website | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Hermès launched its Chinese e-commerce website on October 17, signaling its efforts to capture the nation’s online luxury shoppers.
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HNA Unable to Pay for Airbus Order Valued at Over $1 Billion

HNA Unable to Pay for Airbus Order Valued at Over $1 Billion | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
HNA Group, which owns Hainan Airlines, has been unable to pay for its $1 billion plus order for Airbus A330s, costing the company millions in upkeep.
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Europe Set to Launch First EU-China Virtual Cultural Tourism Fair

Europe Set to Launch First EU-China Virtual Cultural Tourism Fair | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
The European Travel Commission is hoping its virtual travel fair will remain a major matchmaking hub, long after the EU-Chna Year of Tourism ends.
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Alibaba Kicks off the Singles' Day Shopping Bonanza

Alibaba Kicks off the Singles' Day Shopping Bonanza | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba officially kicked off the Singles' Day Global Shopping Festival to mark the 10th anniversary of this event.
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West Wins in Luxury E-commerce Site Ranking, as China Plays Catch-up

West Wins in Luxury E-commerce Site Ranking, as China Plays Catch-up | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Chinese consumers still see services provided by Western luxury e-commerce platforms as more satisfying and advanced than their Chinese counterparts.
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Small Chinese cities in China are the future for luxury

Small Chinese cities in China are the future for luxury | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
More than half of all luxury consumers in China live outside the top 15 cities, and they are young and well educated, report finds.
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Alipay Partners with HMSHost to Bring Seamless Payment Experience to Major Airports Across the U.S. and Canada

Alipay Partners with HMSHost to Bring Seamless Payment Experience to Major Airports Across the U.S. and Canada | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
Alipay Brings Familiar Mobile Payment Experience for Chinese Consumers NEW YORK , Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alipay, the world's leading digita
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China Leads Mobile Payment Adoption across Asia-Pacific –

China Leads Mobile Payment Adoption across Asia-Pacific – | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
There has been much discussion about China’s mainland leading the world in mobile payment, but how advanced is it compared to other markets? Chinese mainland consumers like to use mobile payment even more than cash, which makes it a distant leader in mobile payment adoption among six APAC markets, according to a Lightspeed survey. As high as 96% of consumers from the mainland mentioned they used 'mobile payment app' in the past six months, seven percentage points higher than No.2 'cash', according to the survey that Lightspeed carried out from July 20 till 31 in six APAC markets. It collected
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Adventure tourism rising among young Chinese - CGTN

Adventure tourism rising among young Chinese - CGTN | Chinese Travellers | Scoop.it
China's younger generation is turning its back on the traditional holiday routes of museums and shopping malls in favor of new and adventurous experiences.
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