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The US Welcomes Chinese Tourists In America

The US Welcomes Chinese Tourists In America

While the local economies of many countries such as France and Australia have benefited from an increase in Chinese tourists in the last decade, restrictive visa policies have placed the U.S. behind the curve in attracting Chinese tourists in America. In recent years, the U.S. administration has begun taking the initiative to increase tourism to the states as part of a comprehensive effort to spur much needed job creation. The following is a curated list of articles that provide insight into the efforts of the U.S. to attract more Chinese tourists.

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Ringing in the Chinese New Year in New York: Affinity China’s Dragon Week

Ringing in the Chinese New Year in New York: Affinity China’s Dragon Week

We are getting very excited for the upcoming Dragon Week we will be hosting with Affinity China on January 23 - 27, 2012 in New York. We will be bringing together 100  High Net Worth Chinese guests for a week of exclusive branded events with luxury brands such as Bergdorf Goodman, Monblanc, Piaget, J. Mendel, Ralph Lauren, Estee Lauder, Tribeca Wine Merchants, Coach and others. We will be releasing key findings from a week of travel and shopping with high net worth Chinese consumers, but in the meantime, please refer to our press release (below), see the Dragon Week Website at http://dragonweek.affinitychina.com/ or contact us (sage@chinaluxurynetwork.com) if you would like to discuss in more depth.

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306,000 Chinese tourists visited New York last year: more to come…

306,000 Chinese tourists visited New York last year: more to come…

A new article in Business Insider came out today reiterating what we already know. Spendy Chinese tourists are traveling the globe, much to the benefit of luxury good retailers. An article in the Business Insider looked into Chinese tourists going to New York. Last year 306,000 Mainland Chinese visited New York - up from 59,000 in 2002.The typical Chinese tourist stayed for 11.3 days in New York and spent $3,297 per trip. Chinese tourists contributed US$877 million to the New York economy last year.

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