Purchases of luxury goods by Chinese made up 33% of the world's total luxury goods sales in 2018, up from 32% in 2017.
It is the first cruise line to offer both Alipay and WeChat Pay payment options onboard a passenger ship in North America.
For the past 15 years since Ctrip went public, Mr. Liang said the biggest change in the market was completely going from offline to online and to mobile.
The company has ambitions to become the Universal Studios of China and plans to open its first park by the end of this year in eastern Jiangxi province.
About A$360 million (USD259 million) is pumped into the Gold Coast economy by Chinese travellers each year.
From January to October of this year, the report said that around 5.82 million international tourists visited the Philippines.
Hotel MoMc is optimistic of the budding markets in the second-, third- and fourth-tier cities and aims to integrate local characteristics to create personalized stays.
From January to October 2018, the number of Chinese arrivals to Thailand totaled 9 million, generating revenue of 495 billion baht ($103 billion).
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