Chinese tourists shopping in Merci in Paris. Chinese millennials love the Merci-engraved medallion bracelets (a gold pendant on red thread) at this concept store with Chinese-speaking staff. Photo: Tamara Thiessen

Chinese millennial tourists in Paris swap luxury shopping for authentic local experiences, influenced by social media

It’s not cool for young Chinese travellers to queue at upscale Paris department stores like their predecessors. Instead they want to discover Parisians’ real way of life by visiting the best cafes, artisan bakeries, boutiques and concept stores

Topic |   Chinese tourists

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Chinese tourists shopping in Merci in Paris. Chinese millennials love the Merci-engraved medallion bracelets (a gold pendant on red thread) at this concept store with Chinese-speaking staff. Photo: Tamara Thiessen
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