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China Eastern Airlines joined the other two members of the Big Three carriers, China Southern and Air China, in dropping out of Ctrip-controlled booking site Qunar because of customer complaints about irregular bookings on the site.

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Last year, China surpassed Canada as the number one international inbound travel market into Los Angeles. Ernest Wooden Jr., president and CEO of Discover Los Angeles, visited Skift’s New York office recently to discuss how the destination marketing organization was one of the first U.S. tourist boards to open an office in Beijing over a decade ago.

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October 20, 2012 - Cyprus Mail

CTO Pushes to Bring in More Tourists from China - by Jacqueline Agathocleous

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) aim to attract between 5,000 and 10,000 Chinese tourists this coming spring, though there are still several obstacles to overcome.

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August 27, 2012 - Bangkok Post.

Asean spells out tourism priorities ahead of 2015

Asean countries are now working on a clear road map to achieve the tourism objectives of the Asean Economic Community in 2015. There will be a new ‘Asean for Asean’ campaign and special promotions, along with enhanced strategic cooperation with the growth markets of China, Korea, Japan, India and Australia.

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Asia-Pacific holds increasing sway in the global commercial real estate market, as Hong Kong-CBD was the world’s most expensive office market and the region accounted for six of the top 10 most expensive markets worldwide, according to CBRE Global Research and Consulting’s semi-annual Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey.

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