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(MIS) UNDERSTANDING CHINESE TOURISTS: ARE YOU REALLY READY

ABOUT

As the second largest economy in the world with a growing middle class in the hundreds of millions which have started to travel the world, Chinese tourists represent today an incredible opportunity for European tourism. The number of Chinese tourists is estimated to increase from 100 million in 2010 to more than 200 million by 2020. As Chinese tourists start discovering the world, they are also becoming increasingly sophisticated in terms of product offer and destinations. The purpose of this program is to shed light on the changing nature of Chinese outbound tourism and help the various stakeholders in the tourism industry to better understand and capture the enormous potential of Chinese outbound tourism to Slovenia and South-East Europe. Should, for example, Slovenian tourism cater to Chinese tourist groups, or the sophisticated adventure seeker? Is there potential to market Slovenia as a spa and wedding destination? What does the Chinese tourist want and how do they make purchasing decisions? These are only a few of the fundamental questions that this program aims to answer. One of the key goals of this program is thus to provide a better understanding of the behavior of Chinese tourists, as well as insight into the different types of Chinese tourists in order to better target them and prepare a more effective offer.

FOR WHOM

Programme is aimed at everybody, who would like to gain the knowledge in doing business with China in tourism area and get familiar with their travel trends. It is designed for

  • Managers in tourism and hospitality companies (hotels, restaurants,…)
  • Representatives of incoming tourism agencies
  • Tourists agents
  • Anyone who is interested in tourism area and would like to adjust services according to Chinese tourist’s needs

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME*

22. FEBRUARY – 23 FEBRUARY, 2018


Thursday, 22. February 2018

PRELIMINARRY PROGRAMME*

9:00 Challenges of Chinese tourism, dr. Tina Šegota
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Challenges of Chinese tourism, dr. Tina Šegota
12:30 Break
13:30 Catering to China's many markets: marketing and mind sets of Chinese consumers? Davor Vuchkovski, mag.posl.ved
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Catering to China's many markets: marketing and mind sets of Chinese consumers? Davor Vuchkovski, mag.posl.ved

Friday, 23. February 2018

9:00 Chinese tourists in the Western Balkans: an overview of research and good practices, dr. Andrej Raspor
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Chinese tourists in the Western Balkans: an overview of research and good practices, dr. Andrej Raspor
12:30 Break
13:15 Dealing with Chinese tourists, case of EU companies, Tomasz Janczak, China Outbound Tourism Research Institute

*Programme is subject to change.


Location:
Confucius Institute Ljubljana
Faculty of Economics
Kardeljeva ploščad 17, Ljubljana Bežigrad


FREE OF CHARGE!

All places are already taken. We are planing to repeat the programme in April. For any question, please contact us to, please contact us to ciljubljana@ef.uni-lj.si.

Promo film about the Confucius Institute of Ljubljana[+introtext+]
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