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Chinese travellers use payment apps more than non Chinese tourists

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The Chinese travellers use more mobile payment apps to pay, while they shop, both in the national and international sector.
It was according to a new Nielsen report, jointly released by Nielsen and Alipay, which found that 93% of Chinese tourists would use mobile payment overseas if given the option than the non-Chinese tourists. In overseas, Chinese tourists also opt to pay the money via apps.
The survey is the first of its kind and examines the latest trends in Chinese tourists' overseas travel and spending, and their use of mobile payment platforms when travelling.
There are about 65%...
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New York welcomed more than 62 million visitors in 2017

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New York nicknamed as “Big Apple” has welcomed more than 62 million visitors in last year including 13.1 million international visitors.
According to the mayor's office, New York has all the luxurious amenities and the best connectivity by airlines.
The overall tourism in NYC has jumped 3.8 percent compared to 2016, despite the fact that NYC & Company, the city's tourism marketing group, predicted fewer foreign visitors in the wake of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The domestic tourism in New York had been predicted to rise.
NYC has also welcomed an all-time high for both domestic...
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Chinese tourists made 131 million international visits in 2017

Chinese tourists made 131 million international visits in 2017

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Chinese tourists are making the international visits with a rise of 7% from 2016.
According to the tourism statistics by China National Tourism Administration shows that Chinese tourists made 131 million trips overseas in 2017.
The International Association of Tour Managers estimates that Chinese tourists spent $261.1 billion on overseas travel in 2016. It is up 4.5% from the prior year and ranking these tourists first worldwide in terms of spending on overseas travel.
The Chinese travellers are looking for the merchants that accept familiar mobile payment methods and are ready to spend...
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