Kuoni Group travel experts hosted 20 leading hoteliers from nine European destinations on a visit to Beijing and Shanghai last month to learn more about Chinese travellers and their expectations when visiting Europe on group tours. Hosted by Marco Russi, Kuoni Group Travel Expert’s Vice President for Hotel Sourcing and Reservations, the whirlwind tour helped them understand how to better meet the particular needs of these visitors. Says Marco: “As the biggest group travel provider in China, we bring a lot of visitors to European destinations and book hundreds of thousands of room nights every year. Many Chinese visitors are experiencing a long haul destination for the first time and to win more of their business, hotels need to reassure them of the welcome they will receive. “Because of the size in our business in Asia, we can also help Europe’s hoteliers understand the nature of group travel in other countries with growing numbers of outbound tourists.” Get the full story at Breaking Travel News