One of the challenges was how to design a park that is authentically Disney but distinctly Chinese.
Last year, China unveiled 10 new travel routes in forests, the first batch of such routes.
In 2018, travelers from the Chinese mainland to Hong Kong jumped 14.8% year-on-year to hit 50 million arrivals, a new high.
Japan is the fastest growing tourist destination for Chinese travellers and is already one of the largest destinations of Thomas Cook China’s outbound business.
The UK is expecting a boost in visits from China in 2019, with Visit Britain indicating that bookings are up 31% from January to June this year compared to the same period in 2018.
The Australian government will spend $5 million advertising to young Chinese urbanites.
“Luxury brands have gained a lot of traction and growth out of China, but the bloom is off the rose,” said Pam Danziger, president of Unity Marketing.
Withlocals is looking to expand beyond its current 30-city portfolio in Europe and Asia.
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