How Chinese demands and innovations change the global tourism industry

How Chinese demands and innovations change the global tourism industry

5 Nov 2018, 11:00 - 12:00

Asia Inspiration Zone - AS1070

Presentation by COTRI China Outbound Tourism and Research Institute (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Arlt) about the Trends and Developments in Chinese Outbound Tourism and what that might mean in 2019, followed by three presentations by Chinese companies on customised Travel using Big Data, into the global arena and a payment all in one for recommendations and guides. This is followed up by a Panel on How will Chinese demand and Chinese innovation change the global tourism industry?

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  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt



    COTRI China Outbound Tourism and Research Institute

    First visit to People’s Republic of China in 1978 1991-1999 owner of Inbound Tour Operator  China -> Europe with offices in Beijing and Berlin ...

  • Kane Xu



    Ctrip Customized Travel

    Since 1995, Kane Xu, CEO of Ctrip Customized Travel Platform, has been in the tourism industry for 23 years. She joined Ctrip in 2003 and has worked...

  • Charles Liu


    Europe Director

    Ctrip TTD

    Ctrip TTD was established in 2014 and now offers more than 30,000 local products in 50 different categories covering 700 plus cities in more than 80...

  • Yi Liu


    Co-founder & Chief Business Officer


    Liu Yi, co-founder and chief business officer of Huizuche, a leading outbound car rental platform in China, graduated from EMLYON Business School...

  • Jeremy Abbott


    Head of UK & Ireland


    Jeremy joined UnionPay International in 2012, and is Head of UK and Ireland based in London. Previously he was involved in payments strategy and...

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