Shanghai Disney to welcome 10m visitor

Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters entertain visitors at Shanghai Disney Resort.[Photo by Yin Liqin/For China Daily] Shanghai Disney Resort said it is ready to welcome its 10 millionth visitor, as the resort approaches its first anniversary on June 16. “In the next few days, Shanghai Disney Resort will welcome its 10 millionth guest,” said Robert… Read more

Ireland entices Chinese tourists with trade show

[Photo provided to China Daily] Ireland’s tourism authority kicked off its annual road show in Beijing on April 24. The five-day event also includes stops in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. “Our annual sales mission is an important event in our marketing calendar,” says Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland. Its purpose is to enhance and… Read more

Just 21 images to help you relax on Earth Day

Just 21 images to help you relax on Earth Day Our world is crazy. It’s also beautiful. There are a lot of terrible things happening in the world right now. People around the planet are worried about politics, war, diseases and illnesses, catastrophes, and the general litany of concerns brought on by life, work, school, […]

PR Nightmare: United Posts Job Listing for Public Affairs Exec

Barely 48 hours after United Airlines employees created a national scandal by dragging a doctor violently from his seat, America’s newly controversial airline posted a job listing for a Public Relations manager on District Daybook, the “premier resource for political and policy professionals in Washington D.C.” The company is seeking someone with “the courage, the creativity,… Read more

Over 1m Chinese tourists to visit NY in 2018

Annual Chinese visitor numbers for New York are expected to exceed 1 million by 2018, according to NYC & Co, the city’s official destination marketing organization. New York welcomed a record 958,000 visitors from the Chinese mainland last year, according to statistics by NYC & Co, a 10 percent increase over the previous year, making China… Read more

Tourists returning to Europe

Tourists are returning to Europe with that rebound evidenced by improved hotel bookings, tax-free shopping and air traffic. Security fears after attacks in Paris in 2015 and in Nice last July slammed French visitor numbers, but the latest government statistics show they rose in the final three months of last year. Particularly noticeable is an […]