Chinese social media networks you should know about
In this article, we’re taking a brief look at a few social networks in China and how people use them. We pay special attention to WeChat, the all-in-one and most popular network with more than 1 billion active users.
Nature and travel: winning combo for Chinese travellers
As today we celebrate World Environment Day, we’re taking a brief look at the growing interest Chinese independent travellers have in nature when travelling abroad. There is a lot of different kinds of travel, and amongst those, many travellers go for adventure one as they want to get away from the city and reconnect themselves with nature.
Shake to Win on Canadian radio station FM 105.9 (Part 2)
Part two of Shake to Win founder Emily Cheung’s interview on the Chinese Radio Network in Canada (FM105.9) is online. Canada has one of the largest Chinese communities in the world.
Lights, camera, action: Chinese travellers, celebrities and film festivals
As the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival comes to a wrap this Saturday, we take a brief look at Chinese independent travellers’ interest in big events, including red carpet glitz. And while we’re at it, we also share some of our favorite spots in Southern France.
Hergé and Zhang, Tintin and Chang: The tale of how culture unites in fiction and in real life
This year, fictional comic character Tintin, pop culture icon of the 20th century, turned 90. In this article, we take a brief look at the relationship his creator, Hergé, had with China and how culture unites.
Me, mommy, and daddy: Chinese independent family travel
The family is the building block of Chinese society. So, in this article, we explore the Chinese approach to family travel and how it relates to independent travel.
Shake to Win on Canadian radio station FM 105.9
Last week, the Chinese Radio Network in Canada (FM105.9) invited Shake to Win founder Emily Cheung for an interview. Canada has one of the largest Chinese communities in the world.
When do Chinese independent travellers travel?
Contemporary China loves to travel abroad. Sounds trivial, doesn’t it? Well, it is not. Understanding the Chinese free time landscape can make a difference in effectively attracting Chinese visitors, just like understanding seasons can help with harvest. And tourism is all about seasons, too.
For the Dutch and the Chinese, more than a stereotype in common
As the Netherlands dresses up in orange for King’s Day, we are here wondering what Chinese and Dutch culture have in common. Not much at first glance, but historical ties are pretty old and mutual influence stronger than one may think.
Chocolate and China: The sweetest gift from afar (Part 2)
Get a few tips on how to attract Chinese visitors to your chocolate shop in Part 2 of our two-part series on chocolate’s popularity in China.
Chocolate and China: The sweetest gift from afar (Part 1)
This week, while many indulge in large doses of chocolate over Easter, we will explore chocolate’s popularity in China in a two-part series. Part 1 is an overview of the influence of Chinese culture on their taste for chocolate, at home and on the road.
Shake to Win at the Chinese University of Hong Kong: Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship
On April 11, our founder Emily Cheung spoke during an event that explored how gender dynamics play a role in business and hopes to encourage positive change.