Chinese visitors boost tourism to record high

  The Times Square masses of humanity, sidewalk-blocking phalanxes and museum-entrance lines added up to an unprecedented 56.4 million visitors to the city in 2014, officials said Monday. New York City was the place to be in 2014, when 56.4 million visitors flocked to the Big Apple, the de Blasio administration announced Monday. It was [...]

Top Ten Luxury Brands on China’s Top Social Media Weibo

                      China’s leading social media platform Sina Weibo has become the battleground for overseas luxury brands to gain market share in China. From this chart, we can see car makers are taking the lead and top fashion brands are following suit.. Cadillac has the largest [...]

UK Businesses Urge Government Simplify Visa Application Process for Chinese Visitors

Britain is treating Chinese citizens “like criminals” under its complex visa entry system, which prevents thousands of tourists from visiting the UK and boosting economic spend, industry chiefs warned. Business leaders including British Airways boss Willie Walsh; Nick Varney, chief executive of the Madame Tussauds owner Merlin Entertainments; and Grant Hearn, Travelodge chief, have warned [...]

Chinese Buyers are Keen on Property Investment in the US

According to a report by the U.S. National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently, Chinese investors now make up the second-largest group of foreign buyers of homes in the US, accounting for $9 billion of sales in 2011. According to a report in Financial Times, with a “huge” influx of wealthy mainland Chinese looking towards purchasing [...]

Made in America, Please? China Shells Out for U.S. Exports

In China, there is a hunger for all things American — and U.S. businesses, small and large, are taking note. According to the U.S.-China Business Council, the Chinese spent $104 billion in U.S. exports in the last year — up 542 percent from 10 years ago. In China recently, Oscar Atkinson, a CEO at Silicone [...]