Thursday, August 17, 2023

China’s Travelers Favored Singapore and Indonesia in July

  • Chinese Hotel Performance: Hotel RevPAR in China increased by 37% compared to the same week last year, despite a strong 107.7% increase from a year ago. In comparison to 2019, RevPAR rose by 16.9%.
  • Chinese Travelers in Singapore: Chinese tourists were the largest source of visitors to Singapore in July, doubling their numbers from June. Singapore experienced a 104.2% increase in visitor arrivals from China, contributing to a 95.3% year-on-year rise in total arrivals for the month.
  • Hotel Openings and Expansions: Accor is partnering with Sarin Hotels for a new Sebel hotel in Wellington, New Zealand; Hotel Marvell, Byron Bay’s first five-star hotel, is opening with luxurious amenities; Melco Resorts’ W Macau hotel will open in Macau’s Studio City with 557 rooms; and Narai Hospitality Group is set to open Lub d Japan Osaka Honmachi, expanding their presence globally.

STR reported Chinese hotel data for the week ending August 12th. Hotel RevPAR in China was up 37%, up against a 107.7% comp a year ago. Compared to the week in 2019, RevPAR was still up 16.9%. If you are one of those wondering where all the Chinese travelers are, in July, most of them apparently went […]