Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is a holiday that celebrates the beginning of a new year based on the traditional lunar calendar. Akin to Christmas in the western world, over a quarter of the world’s population observes this holiday, especially in East Asia. This celebration is family oriented, as parents take vacations with …

The mobile-only world is fast approaching in the travel industry. In terms of mobile booking rates for hotels, Asia is far ahead of the rest of the world, and China is leading the pack with 60% of its online bookings made on a smartphone. North America and Europe stand at just 28% and 33%, respectively. One of the reasons for …

As the most populous region for centuries, Asia-Pacific (APAC) is now one of the largest markets in every sense. Nearly two-thirds of the world’s population resides here, and their demand for travel increases steadily every year. Due to improvements in residents’ lifestyles and internet service investment, in 2018, digital ad spend across the whole region surged massively to $210.43 billion, …

There are two major holidays in China that most Chinese make big travel plans for. The first is the Spring Festival, which coincides with China’s Lunar New Year and when millions of people travel to spent time with their families. The second major holiday is China’s National Day. It’s often called Golden Week because the holiday lasts a whole week, normally …

Metasearch Trends for Chinese New Year

As a Taiwanese immigrant now residing in the US, I personally get into the “holiday spirit” during this time of the year. If you’ve heard that 2018 is the “Year of the Dog,” you may already know that another side of the globe is currently celebrating Chinese New Year, which is also called “春节” (Chūn Jié): a week-long traditional holiday …