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Summary of Upscale Hotel Programming in China

The secret to success of the upscale hotel investment in China is to program the most appropriate facilities based on the location, branding and positioning of the property, and not to compete on luxuriousness and scale of facilities.

The HVS Greater China Update – 1st Quarter 2015

HVS notes that the tourism in Greater China suffered a sharp decline, influenced by regional political and national policies.

The HVS Greater China Update – 4th Quarter 2014

Markets in the region are experiencing some headwind amid an economic slowdown, changes in demand patterns and increases in supply.

Excerpts: China Hotel Investment Watch 2015

The annual China Hotel Investment Watch, now in its sixth edition, serves as an important indicator of the investment climate in the Chinese hotel market for stakeholders in their effort to evolve the Chinese hotel industry to the next level!

Asia Pacific Hotel Watch 2015

APHW 2015 provides comprehensive up-to-date information on tourist arrivals, hotel performance trends, and existing and future hotel supply, covering 44 cities in 15 countries across the Asia Pacific region.

The Greater China Update - 3rd Quarter 2014 大中华地区更新 - 2014年第三季度

While declines in inbound tourism in mainland China abated, mainland Chinese outbound tourism to Hong Kong and Macau slowed. 赴中国大陆入境游降幅收窄,同时中国大陆的港澳出境游增幅减速。

In Focus: Shenzhen, P.R. China

This article provides an overview of current tourism trends, hotel market and hotel investment environment in Shenzhen, drawing special attention to Qianhai - one of the most rapidly developing areas, on the back of a renewed focus by the Government.

Chinese Tourism and its Trajectory in the Vancouver Market

Since Canada received Approved Destination Status from China, the country has experienced a surge of Chinese tourists. This article examines the reasons behind the surge and what hotel operators need to do to capture their fair share.

Understanding the Motivations: Why the Vancouver Market is on the Chinese Investor’s Radar

Understanding why Chinese investors consider investing in foreign markets comes down to five motivations. This article examines each motivation with emphasis on the city of Vancouver.

Impact of Chinese Investment and Tourism on the Vancouver Lodging Industry

Centuries of Chinese immigration has led to the current surge in tourism and investment into the city. This first installment of a three-part series examines how history has created a roadmap for Chinese investment and tourism into Vancouver.