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Helsinki reaches out to millions of Chinese travellers with new Helsinki mini program

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China is the largest outbound tourism market in the world. The cooperation between Helsinki and Tencent gives the Finnish capital a groundbreaking channel straight into the mobile devices of WeChat users. Helsinki has set itself the goal of being the most digitalised city in the world, and the cooperation with Tencent ensures that the city is already now a globally remarkable innovator in digital tourism services.
In September 2017 the City of Helsinki and Tencent signed a cooperation agreement, according to which Helsinki will serve as an intelligent tourism model for Chinese outbound...
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China turns out to be Singapore's largest source market

China turns out to be Singapore's largest source market

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Chinese tourists travelling to Singapore in one year has topped the chart with almost three-million mark for the first time in history, turning China the largest source market in terms of tourism for the island nation.
As per the statistics published on Monday by the Singapore Tourism Board or the STB, a total of almost 3.22 million trips in 2017 were made by the Chinese citizens. It was a growth of 13 percent in comparison to 2016, China News Service reports.
This extensive growth has aided China to surpass Indonesia and become the biggest tourist source for Singapore, considering its...
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Austin Dillon Wins The Daytona 500 After Spinning The Race Leader

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