- Posted by Newsdesk
- On 2nd November 2017
- china, communism, ITB Asia, New Era, Party Congress, singapore, Xi Jinping
Last week saw General Secretary Xi Jinping consolidating his power at the 19th Party Congress of the Communist Party of China. Frugality was a keyword, with no flower decorations, no gifts for delegates and transport via shuttle buses instead of limos.
The proclaimed “New Era”, with China taking more centre stage than before, bodes well for a continuation of Chinese outbound travel. The concentration on quality and sustainable growth over quantity, with no more GDP growth projections mentioned by Xi made talking about “doubling the GDP within this and this period” sounding very 2012 – a good example for the tourism industry to stop talking about arrival numbers and start concentrating on quality and sustainable development also for the Chinese outbound tourism market […]
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