Tourism Ireland is doubling its marketing investment in China, to €1 million, and will also double its marketing team to 12 over the coming months. The destination aims to grow Chinese visitor numbers to 200,000 by 2025.
Chinese authorities have suspended the use of the Boeing 737 Max 8 by domestic carriers following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft over the weekend. It was the second fatal accident involving the aircraft type following its launch in 2017.
The number of border crossings from mainland China increased in the last quarter of 2018 by seven per cent, but this growth only benefited the destinations of greater China, according to new research.
The European Travel Commission has published a report quantifying the potential impacts of visa facilitation for Chinese travellers on European tourism.
Three of the England’s leading cities have announced a joint tourism campaign to make it easier than ever for Chinese visitors to explore England. The partnership will see London, Manchester, Birmingham and surrounding areas join forces to promote a unique tourism experience to Chinese visitors.