Chinese travellers are still influenced by macro events, but adventurous Millennials are pushing their travels further.
To counterbalance weak domestic consumer consumption, more than ever, Japan relies on inbound tourism to boost its economy. In this context, the Japanese government is taking an active role by implementing tourism-friendly measures, with major benefits to the retail and the overall TFS industries.
Asia Pacific is continuing to act as a global growth engine for the Tax Free Shopping (TFS) Industry. Greg Gelhaus, Global Blue’s Head of Asia Pacific, provides an update on this year’s TFS performance and some of the key trends which defined the last 12 months across the Asia Pacific Region.
Amidst the violent protests led by the gilets jaunes across the country, French retailers are struggling to get into the festive season. Almost a month after the start of the movement, what are the effects on French retail and its tourism scene?
Due to the Christian holiday traditions, European cities tend to dominate the most popular Christmas shopping destinations, but as consumers look for more unique gifts and experiences, they’re trying new places too.
During the 4th Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy in Madrid on November 19 & 20th, Global Blue revealed key insights about Chinese globe shoppers in Spain and possible levers to increase the country’s status as an attractive shopping and tourism destination for international travellers.
Global Blue revealed its latest data about 2018 European Tax Free Shopping progression during the Annual Altagamma Luxury Observatory Conference in Milan on November 15th .
We are pleased to share with you Global Blue 2019 international travel calendars, highlighting upcoming holidays for key tourist nationalities in Europe and Asia.
Following its successful launch and a boost from the FIFA World Cup, Russia’s Tax Free Shopping industry is off to […]