The circumstance may add another tailwind to the luxury market in Bangkok, where a tourism boom has put the city on the map for investors, especially mainland Chinese who have come in droves.
All together generating tourism revenue of RMB 2.78 trillion, up by 13.5% over the same period of last year.
Their overall spending went from double digits to a 4% increase in 2017, and a 2% drop last year.
Mafengwo has about 130 million users, out of whom 4 million users a year see contents for traveling in Japan.
Hotel occupancy rates that averaged 90% in the first half will fall by a third or more and that arrivals from the mainland to Hong Kong, a key shopping destination for Chinese, could slow to a trickle.
Huawei aims to launch its own business-facing mapping service Map Kit in October, with Booking.com already embracing the initiative, reports China Daily.
China, Indonesia and India remained the biggest source of visitors and spending, with visitorship remaining relatively stable.
Passenger number was growing slower than flight capacity in the first five months of 2019 between the world’s two largest economies.
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