Posted by: oliviapontet | August 26, 2016

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The robe is a garment inside ample long sleeve which is closed either by rail, a buttonhole or a belt at the waist. He sometimes has patch pockets and length stops between the knee and ankle. He slips on like a coat and is worn crossed for most. It is the garment of choice which is generally refuge in the bathroom. It is made with different fabrics but the most popular is the one that is 100% cotton terry because it is soft, comfortable and absorbent. It is said that women are the true followers bathrobes, this is not entirely true because men too are fond especially if they are made with good quality fabrics like terry bathrobe man.

The use of terry bathrobe man

All robes have their own uses. They can be a garment that is used to wipe the cold or protect themselves before or after a bath, shower or swim. They can be worn over sleepwear. They can be worn at home for a relaxing day. The robes are also used in hair salons in order to protect the client’s clothes or in some sports such as clothing before and after delivery. And for sponge bathrobe man in particular, apart from its practical side, there is a design clothing a man can wear with class and style to showcase her beautiful body. And since this is a terry bathrobe, one can say that it is comfortable to wear even during the hottest season of the year because it does not choke and very good perspiration absorption.

How bathrobe sponge man?

The sponge bathrobe man is made with terry 100% pure cotton or Egyptian cotton. It comes in a beautiful range of colors. It is sweet, soft and comfortable. It is made with a material of high quality, pure and noble. It has an extraordinary absorption capacity because the terry absorbs a reasonable amount of water. It can have different models like terry bathrobe with shawl collar bathrobe sponge neck kimono, terry hooded bathrobe. It can be long or short. And to maintain, can be washed in the machine.

The sponge bathrobe man is very practical but also very classy.

Posted by: oliviapontet | August 17, 2016

Discover the contempory art in China

The market of the Chinese contemporary art has known these last few years a strong increase. This could be explained by the economic growth form the Chinese economy, which was significant and helped the Chinese to become richer. With a higher purchasing power, and the emergence of the middle class, the Chinese are looking for more diversified hobbies and center of interests. And thanks to the western influence, the interest of the Chinese are becoming stronger, always looking for more social prestige. And regarding the security policy in the country, it is definitely for the Chinese a good way to express themselves and the less censored one in China. We can find for instance the denunciation of tortures of red guards, which is not related in the history books of the country.

The beginning of the Chinese contemporary art

The Chinese contemporary art takes its origins from the time of Mao. Indeed, until his death in 1976, the artists were only making masterpieces representing the “socialist realism”, the totalitarian art that needed to serve the interests of the communist party.

The Chinese art knew a new era with the arrival of Deng Xiaoping in the Chinese government, bringing a new opening from 1989. It is characterized by a certain freedom expression and a boom of creativity. Some new artistic movements are arising, like the “Xiamen dada” and the “policial pop art”.

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The events occurred in Tiananmen have shocked the Chinese artists, who took the decision to leave for foreign countries. This was the born of an hybrid art, a good mix between western and eastern art.

The boom of the Chinese art

The market of the Chinese art has really exploded in the 2000s, with the emergence of the masterpieces delivering messages. The content of those are implicating more contextual messages. Between 2004 and 2006, the sales of Asian contemporary arts from Sotheby’s and Christie’s, professionals in this industry, are currently escalating. These sales increase from 22 to 190 million of dollar! Most of these sales are Chinese, and half of the most popular artists are Chinese.

Nowadays, these artists have become multimillionaire. We can find Wang Guagyi, who owns a Jaguar car, and a mansion of 10 000 m² in Beijing, and many other galleries all around the world like in the 798 neighbor in Beijing, made from old weapon factories and transformed.

Among the biggest Chinese artists, we can today find the Gao brothers. These former activists from Tiananmen, sometimes censored, have nowadays more than 798 galleries and have an international dimension worldwide. They are the author of remarkable performances, like the one where they destroy a Mao status with women’s breasts.

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There is also Yue Minjun, a “realist cynic” really appreciated from the Chinese patrons. Its masterpieces are also available at the Cartier foundation in Paris.

Liu Bolin is also a famous artist coming from China with a solid reputation in the art industry? After its factory has been shut down in Beijing, and the interdiction of exposing its pictures, he started his own “silent revolution”. He also camouflaged himself in the urban scenery in order to protest against the government.

Liu Bolin

An uncertain future

The contemporary art in China stays very rich: you would be able to find some other interesting artists. You can find some masterpieces at the Loft gallery and some other design objects from China at the Chinart gallery as well.

We don’t know if this trend is just a fad or is destined to become a more durable trend along the time. Regarding the events China went through recently, and the changes the Chinese society is facing, we can definitely expect some other changes in the art industry and more creativity in the next few years.

Posted by: oliviapontet | August 4, 2016

Robbers use teargas in raid on Chinese tourists near Paris

Located in central Paris, in the Rue de Provence, sits the bar and restaurant Stan & Co. It is a dimly lit, cozy French bistro with wooden ceilings and stained glass trim. The waiters are busy croques Monsieurs and mugs cafe au lait hidden in tables are in cozy bay.

source http://www.thelocal.fr/20160802/thieves-use-teargas-to-rob-chinese-tourists-near-paris

Stephanie Verret has run the place for 25 years. But it’s started to change only in the last few, the Rue de Provence. “Sold on the street their shops Chinese All men,” she says. “Before, it was like a small village with people coffee and croissants in the morning.”

Now lucrative Chinese restaurants and duty-free shops line the street. Masses of Chinese tourists crowd the narrow footpaths, following flag-wielding guides down, pushing in a race past each other to come forward.

Stephanie found daily in a scene that looks as Paris more like downtown Beijing. “They do not say hello, they do not speak French, they do not speak English,” she says incredulously.

Who time in France will testify that perhaps the most important word is “Bonjour” spent. It means more than a greeting – it is also a marker of civilized encounter.

“A woman came here and spat on the ground,” says Stephanie. “I just have a napkin, put it in her hand and said in French:” Take it ”

 

 

With hundreds of thousands of Chinese travelers now embarking on their first trip abroad, Stephanie Street is a microcosm of the clash of cultures occurring in many countries. But far from being against the masses of tourists flock each day past her restaurant, Stephanie is sympathetic.

“It’s not their fault, they are two different cultures,” she says. “No one tells them how we live, what our habits are.”

When I went on tour with a Chinese group, I saw that she was correct in most cases. Operators had to educate little interest to customers about French customs or culture. For them, the Chinese market is a numbers game: the number of people you get on a bus, the number of places you visit as little time as possible can in.

They do not make good job of tourist monuments or museums take. On the big tours, this stops for 40 minutes at most to be planned. And Paris is not very responsive to Chinese visitors. For example, more than 800,000 visitors from China last year, despite the Musée du Louvre will have no Mandarin audio guide.

Chinese tourists are literally afraid of nothing — not even a swamp of hungry crocodiles.

Online photos showing a group of Chinese tourists on a flimsy looking raft and feeding a swarm of crocodiles have made everyone else very uneasy.

The group of tourists were visiting the Elephant Kingdom park in Chonburi while on a trip to Thailand.

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Photos show men, women and children standing aboard the raft situated in the middle of a green swampy lagoon. The raft appears to be made of plastic barrels, metal railings and wooden beams.

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The Chinese tourists were given sticks with meat dangling from them to feed the crocodiles.  Over a dozen large crocodiles can be seen encircling the raft in the photo.

chinese-tourists-crocodile-thailand6While no one was injured from the excursion, safety concerns have been raised about the park.

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The Chonburi tourist park is home to 4,000 crocodiles, according to an Elephant Kingdom spokesperson.

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The Chinese tourists’ apparent disregard for safety has been denounced by netizens on Weibo, with one commenter asking:

“What if those people got pulled down or even fell into the lake accidentally?”

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Posted by: oliviapontet | July 15, 2016

Indonesia, the Paradise for Chinese tourists

Indonesia natural Beauty !

The natural beauty, the beaches, the cultures, and many other things make Bali become tourist gateway to enjoy their free time alone with family, friend or the significant one. Are you too want to go there? If so, be sure you get to know Bali before you step in there. As this is your first time to visit Bali, it is possible that you will easily get confused toward certain thing. Prior that thing happens on you, some tips while traveling in Bali may be a good help for you. Now, after you prepare your passport, ticket, thing to pack and so on. Add some tips herein as your guidance to enhance your time in Bali.

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Thence, make note to these following once you think about Bali as your next destination for vacation. Are you ready?

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  • Not to mention that you will meet talented and aspiring craftsmen in Bali. If you are kind of personal that love so much about bring a signature of certain place that you visit, for instance sculpted stone, wooden furniture and so on. Apart of its beauty, the price is somehow not that high. Before you lose your control by buying too much, start to figure out how much money that you need for the shipping cost to ensure how many pieces that you can afford to tag along.
  • There are many places you can visit while spending your time in Bali. If you prefer something like crowded city, Kuta will be a great destination to go. Too, that place is very popular for the beaches and the best place for many tourist to stay. However, if you want to do some adventure and distinctive experience in Bali, you better get out the town. Bukit Peninsula can be one best destination you can enjoy for the nature and the culture. In fact, you will have such a feeling that you be in another world. In addition, to reach the place, you can rent motorbike.

 

Certainly the lists are not stopping there, as you will find out also;

 

  • Speak about go out somewhere like Bali’s countryside with motorbike, be aware with the yellow vodka. The yellow liquid is basically a gasoline inside vodka’s bottle. For gas station, you will mostly find them in major city. And yes, that is the reason why you will mostly find that yellow liquid on the other side of the road.
  • If you look for wifi while taking great time in Bali, the good news is, you will find them for free. But the bad news is, not all of the wifi that’s available is free.
  • Want to eat something you never taste before, be sure that you won’t forget to taste krupuk, a typical deep-fried rice sugar. This one is very affordable and mostly you will find it sold on the street.
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What do you think about the tips above? Hopefully, those all can assist you to enjoy Bali without hassle as you know some tips before traveling to Bali. Now, take your passport, book ticket, and take your luggage to travel to Bali.

 

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Posted by: oliviapontet | June 25, 2016

#brexit : Chinese tourists searching booking travel to UK

With the pound plummeting in value after the shock of the decision of the UK to leave the EU, tourists in Shanghai are the best of the situation and snap package holidays in the UK.
According to Shanghai Daily, the Shanghai travel companies reported a surge in bookings after the referendum results were announced, with many also looking to buy the book too.
Shanghai Spring Tour revealed that almost all their packages in the UK were sold for the summer. Travel online operator Ctrip also said he noticed a jump of clicks on its website for visits to the UK.

 

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For Chinese tourists, who love nothing more than a trip abroad to soak up the culture and splashes on luxury goods, the recent decline in the value of sterling is as much a 10 percent reduction on all spending in the UK.
Ctrip said the new policy of multiple entry visas to two years implemented by Britain also helped to attract Chinese travelers.
“I was thinking of a holiday destination because my 13-year-old daughter will have her summer vacation soon. I had almost decided on Japan, but now I think Britain can be a good idea because it can be cheaper, “said Xiao cherry.
The document also noted that Japan, which was already a favorite destination for Chinese tourists, may lose some of its popularity. As speculators sell the book and buy the yen, the rising cost of travel to Japan may deter some from making the trip.
Last year, China’s outbound tourists spent nearly 1.2 billion yuan ($ 183 billion) on shopping sprees abroad, buying up nearly half of luxury goods the world in the process.

British pound taking a hit after the vote Brexit local travel agencies are reporting a significant increase in tourists from Shanghai buying packages in Britain.

 

As pound falls, Shanghai tourists agency boost packages to Britain

Shanghai Spring Tour said many tourists booked visits to Britain after the vote result was announced, with a large number of them eager to buy the book as well.

Almost all trips organized this summer in Britain were sold, he said.

“I was thinking of a holiday destination because my 13-year-old daughter will have her summer vacation soon. I had almost decided on Japan, but now I think Britain can be a good idea because it can be cheaper, “said Xiao cherry, a worker in local white collar.

online travel provider Ctrip said he has noticed a jump of clicks on its website on visits to the UK.

The depreciation of the pound will reduce spending by Chinese tourists traveling in Britain, a boon for those who like shopping, says another operator of online travel Tongcheng.

Ctrip said the new policy of multiple entry visas to two years implemented by Britain also helped to attract Chinese travelers.

 

source :

http://www.shanghaidaily.com/metro/society/As-pound-falls-Shanghai-tourists-book-packages-to-Britain/shdaily.shtml

http://www.chinahush.com/2016/06/02/5-luxury-hotels-in-asia/

http://www.enterprisebiz.net/business/top-10-outbound-tourism-destinations-for-chinese.html

Posted by: oliviapontet | June 21, 2016

THE FAVORITE PLACES OF FRENCH IN SHANGHAI

France is an important source for Shanghai tourists from across the world. Shanghai receives each year approximately 150,000 French tourists, this number is constantly increasing . In recent years, the two countries expressed their desire to deepen bilateral cooperation to advance tourism. But what attract both French in Shanghai and what are their favorite spots?

Initially often, the French will visit the typical and traditional places like the typical temples and gardens. They love the Jingan temple, which is both the oldest and the newest, it is all the more spectacular as it is situated in the middle of skyscrapers . Yuyuan garden is the favorite of the French, it is in the old city , the streets and aroundBuddhist temples are among the only places in town to have kept an old perfume. Oftentouristsalsolike to go through the typical small market such as the foodmarketTanggu Road or the Shiliupu tissue market where itis for example possible to provide to make her own clothes or curtains. To overshadow the sometimes stifling modernity of Shanghai, the  Qibao neighborhood you can admire the authentic Chinese landscapes with a channel passing through this area.

Apartfromthisverytraditionalside must not forget the inevitable . In this category must love the French , may first quote the band which has become the symbol of Shanghai with its magnificent buildings along the waterfront has become one of the most elegant places in the city . The Shanghai museum pays a tribute to the art .Speaking of art and creativity can also cite the M50 which is an ancient textile factory where many works of art are exhibited, it is industrial chic and captivating place where the French love to stroll on weekends.

For the very modern and economic side of the city, European-like to go first in the main street of East Nanjing Road where there’re many stores. Pudongalsoreflects the growing modernity that is where many impressive towers are installed as the Shanghai World Financial Center and Jinmao Tower. The Quarter is worth seeing for its numerous panoramic terraces with spectacular views but also for the tour of the Pearl of the Orient is the true symbol of Shanghai that all tourists come to admire.

Shanghai is a city full of confidence and always in motion that attracts French tourists so that French companies as Daxue Consulting , but the city can also show other facets. That you have a weak (weakness) the cooking (kitchen), the culture or the immense skyscrapers. Shanghai will know how to embark you on its world. Shanghai does not wait more than you!

Posted by: oliviapontet | February 5, 2016

South Korea top destination among Chinese tourists

Chinese visitors to South Korea buying fewer global luxury pillars as Louis Vuitton and Chanel in favor of brands from us cheaper, such as young, independent travelers represent a larger share of tourists.

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Attracted by the “Korean wave” of exports of culture, dramas and K-pop to food and fashion, young Chinese visitors price-conscious are looking for a more authentic experience and cheaper shopping.

South Korea trails only Thailand as a destination for Chinese travelers abroad, including heavy retail spending has helped make South Korea’s largest duty free market world.

The focus on value will put more pressure on global luxury retailers already struggling with slowing sales in China after years of rocketing growth, as a government crackdown on graft and bites lavish spending.

“You can buy these brands everywhere, and it’s actually cheaper to buy these brands in other countries compared to the prices in South Korea,” said the 21-year-old Zhu Xin, who was making his shopping in Stylenanda in Hongdae, a Seoul neighborhood popular with young adults.

“Now that we’re here, we should buy local brands,” she said.

The average prices of items of global brands in South Korea the most sold are cheaper than they are in mainland China, but still cost more in Europe, Singapore and Dubai, according to data from HSBC.

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In the shops of downtown Seoul on rights managed by Lotte Hotel Lotte Duty Free and Shilla Hotel of the Samsung Group, LG Household & Healthcare Whoo and Sulwhasoo cosmetics AmorePacific are the trademarks sold in 2015, surpassing Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Richemont Cartier store data shows.

“This does not necessarily mean that luxury retailers to launch cheaper stuff, but it does mean that they need to be more relevant at every price,” said Erwan Rambourg, HSBC analyst in Hong Kong.

The number of Chinese tourists in South Korea plunged 2.3 percent in 2015 to around 6 million due to the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) epidemic. However, the brokerage CLSA said China’s growth of incoming traffic has rebounded from September and is expected to jump 28 percent in 2016. The South Korean government expects a record 8 million Chinese visitors this year.

NEW GENERATION OF TRAVELLERS

Chinese tourists in South Korea are younger: from those of 20 and 30 rose to 46.1 percent last year from 40.9 percent in 2013, according to the Korea Culture and Tourism Institute managed by the government.

While older Chinese tourists usually travel in groups where they are transported between shops catering to them, Chinese learners tend to be better informed about what they want, independent travel and spend less on purchases.

“I use my mobile phone to research what products to buy in South Korea,” said the 20-year-old Chinese tourist Liu Yuting. “Many Chinese girls as South Korean products, because most of them are cheap and cute.”

Lotte Department Stores, a chain owned by Lotte Shopping Co Ltd, average spending by Chinese visitors fell to 500,000 won ($ 412) in 2015 from 900,000 won in 2013, although the increase in visitor numbers set consisting of the difference, a manager of the chain said.

“While past generations luxury goods purchased in the dark, the younger generations are more sensitive trend in consumer prices,” said KB Investment & Securities analyst Yang Ji-hye.

 

sources

http://kto.visitkorea.or.kr/eng/tourismStatics/keyFacts/KoreaMonthlyStatistics.kto

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-southkorea-china-tourists-idUSKCN0VE02D

 

 

Other readings

https://touristchinese.wordpress.com/2016/01/29/uk-digital-marketing-campaign-works-in-china/

https://touristchinese.wordpress.com/2015/01/05/the-advertising-market-in-china/

https://touristchinese.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/chinese-outbound-tourism-market-for-2015/

Posted by: oliviapontet | January 29, 2016

UK digital Marketing Campaign works in China !

The number of Chinese tourists visiting the UK rose by 37% during the first nine months of last year, bringing the total to more than 200,000 in 2015.

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Chinese visitors collectively spent just over 4% in 2014 – or £ 435m – depending on the VisitBritain tourism body. However, it was a rebound from a decline of 1% from the same period a year earlier, after rising 68% in 2013.

While the number of Chinese visitors saw the fastest growth in the first nine months of last year, other tourists increased their spending by a greater amount.

VisitBritain aims to attract Chinese tourists with new names for landmarks
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The number of tourists from Saudi Arabia down 3% slipped, but they spent 44% more, taking their total expenditure of £ 466m. The number of visitors from France in 2015 remained at the same level as the previous year, but their collective expenses increased 9% to £ 1.2bn, exceeding Germans to be the second biggest spenders collectively behind Americans, who have spent £ 2.3 billion during the period.

Luxury retailers such as Burberry reported conditions “harder” in the UK towards the end of last year due to a slowdown in spending by tourists from China and the Middle East.

The relatively high value of the pound against the euro has encouraged visitors to look for luxury goods on the mainland instead of London or the Bicester Village shopping center discount, Oxfordshire.

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Chinese crash in the summer of 2015 also raised concerns about the slowdown in the economy, but it remains a fast growing market.

VisitBritain, which hopes to double spending by Chinese visitors to £ 1 billion by 2020, said they were already among the biggest spenders – ringing up to £ 2,688 per person. Chinese visitors already account for nearly a quarter of tourism spending in the UK.

Higher incomes have enabled millions of Chinese to start taking a vacation outside their country. The World Tourism Organization estimates that 100 million Chinese will leave the country on vacation this year. While Asian countries are the top five destinations, France, Italy and Germany are in Switzerland also in the top 10.

The UK has proved less popular, as it is outside Schengen single visa EU block. In an attempt to increase the number of visitors ahead of the Chinese New Year on February 8, the United Kingdom introduced a new two-year visitor visa to Chinese nationals in early. The new visa will cost £ 85, the same as the previous visa of six months, and allows licensees to make several trips to the United Kingdom.

“China is the largest emitter in the world market and a huge opportunity for tourism to Britain,” said the director VisitBritain Patricia Yates.

 

see also

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jan/27/chinese-tourist-numbers-coming-to-uk-up-nearly-40

http://ecommercechinaagency.com/shanghai-digital-agency/

 

Thailand is already a favorite stop for China index MasterCard Asia Pacific destinations. Yet the country is not only in South Asia trying to attract more Chinese travelers to their country. Indonesia…

The ANC said the problems at home will not deter tourists from China because of their high purchasing power and affordability in Thailand.

“The purchasing power of Chinese tourists remains high because of China’s per capita income growing for many years and low household debt to GDP, which led to a sharp increase in the middle-income class” …

The low cost of travel to Thailand meant also remained attractive to Chinese visitors, the research arm of the Siam Commercial Bank added.

The growth of China’s gross domestic product slipped to less than 7% for the first time since 1982, came to 6.9% last year. Capital flight due to concerns about the domestic economy slowed its stock markets, …

sources

http://marketingtochina.com/tag/chinese-tourists-account-for-the-thai-market/

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/tourism-and-transport/843384/chinese-tourists-won-t-be-deterred-by-problems-at-home

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