Monday, February 6, 2023
Asia-Pacific

Outbound Chinese Tour Groups Have Restarted

  • Tour groups from mainland China to 20 countries have restarted, 11 of which are in Asia Pacific.
  • Meanwhile, in China, hotels and restaurants are frantically searching for employees. During the first six days of work after China‚Äôs Lunar New Year holiday, job openings in the hotel and catering sectors surged 40% from the same period a year earlier.
  • Colliers Philippines said the average hotel occupancy rate in Metro Manila is expected to further increase to over 60% this year, driven by a higher number of domestic and foreign travelers.

Tour groups from mainland China to 20 countries have restarted, 11 of which are in Asia Pacific. This includes Singapore, Philippines, Cambodia, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Macau and Hong Kong. Countries that are not on the list include Japan, South Korea and the US. The battle already is fierce for these low-margin […]