A private banquet on the Great Wall, arranged by Hong Kong-based Imperial Tours, is an example of the ultra-luxury experience high-end clients demand. How soon their appetite for travel to China will return is an open question. Photo: courtesy of Imperial Tours A private banquet on the Great Wall, arranged by Hong Kong-based Imperial Tours, is an example of the ultra-luxury experience high-end clients demand. How soon their appetite for travel to China will return is an open question. Photo: courtesy of Imperial Tours
A private banquet on the Great Wall, arranged by Hong Kong-based Imperial Tours, is an example of the ultra-luxury experience high-end clients demand. How soon their appetite for travel to China will return is an open question. Photo: courtesy of Imperial Tours
Luxury travel

Luxury travel to China? Not any time soon – wealthy tourists will want to head elsewhere after Covid-19, say experts

  • With Chinese borders closed and political tensions rising, luxury travel companies worry inbound tourism to the country will take a long time to recover
  • Huffman Travel is seeing clients cancel their trips instead of rebooking, and its CEO sees little hope of the country opening up to her US customers before 2022

Topic |   Luxury travel
A private banquet on the Great Wall, arranged by Hong Kong-based Imperial Tours, is an example of the ultra-luxury experience high-end clients demand. How soon their appetite for travel to China will return is an open question. Photo: courtesy of Imperial Tours A private banquet on the Great Wall, arranged by Hong Kong-based Imperial Tours, is an example of the ultra-luxury experience high-end clients demand. How soon their appetite for travel to China will return is an open question. Photo: courtesy of Imperial Tours
A private banquet on the Great Wall, arranged by Hong Kong-based Imperial Tours, is an example of the ultra-luxury experience high-end clients demand. How soon their appetite for travel to China will return is an open question. Photo: courtesy of Imperial Tours
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