China Outbound Tourism Market News

Heathrow claims China connections add £510m to UK economy

Heathrow claims China connections add £510m to UK economy

30 January 2018 Airline News

As prime minister Theresa May sets off on a trade mission to China, research out today underscores the value of frequent, direct connections between the UK’s hub airport, Heathrow, and the Middle Kingdom. It also identifies the urgent need to add capacity on these routes in order to support the government’s trade strategy.

UKinbound urges Chinese visa reform as Golden Week begins

UKinbound urges Chinese visa reform as Golden Week begins

27 September 2017 Tourism News

UKinbound is urging the government to make its two-year reduced cost multi entry Chinese visa pilot a permanent scheme. The scheme is due to end in January 2018, however with China’s Golden Week holiday set to begin on Sunday, UKinbound has surveyed its tour operator members to find out what impact the visa pilot has had on their businesses to date.