Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka surpass 1 million mark in July as Chinese market booms

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka surpassed the one million mark in July, with the majority of arrivals now from the Chinese market.

New research shows Chinese travel driven by the young, wealthy and tech-savvy has published their 4th major annual study of Chinese traveller habits, the Chinese International Travel Monitor (CITM).

China predicted to become the world’s biggest overseas investor by 2020

According to a joint report by the economic research firm Rhodium Group and the Berlin-based Mercator Institute for China Studies, China will become the world’s biggest cross-border investor by the end of this decade

Kunaavashi Island to be first five-star resort developed by private Chinese company

The development project of a five-star resort on the island of Kunaavashi, Vaavu atoll, has been revealed. This will be one of the first investments projects in the Maldivian tourism development sector by a Chinese private company – CJL Investments Pvt. Ltd.

Chinese investment in global hospitality sector soars, Maldives strengthens ties

As Chinese investment in the hospitality sector surges, the Maldives announces investment forum in Beijing, President visits China.

A Day in the Life Of: Layla Zhang, Chinese GRO at Kihaad Resort

Our ‘A Day in the Life Of’ series takes a look at how a typical working day might unfold for employees in the hospitality industry.

Ministry of Tourism reveals plans to build Chinese-friendly resorts

The Ministry of Tourism has announced plans to build Chinese-friendly resorts and hotels in the Maldives, to cater to the growing number of Chinese tourists visiting the Maldives.