A woman walks past a Tiffany & Co. store in Beijing in November. Photo: AP

Tiffany & Co. losing its shine with Chinese tourists as US sales fall by more than 25 per cent

  • Trend, which is worsening as trade war escalates, represents threat to US luxury companies, which depend on deep-pocketed foreigners
  • Problem likely to be exacerbated by travel warning issued by China dissuading citizens from visiting US, citing crime and harassment by US authorities
Topic |   Chinese tourists

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A woman walks past a Tiffany & Co. store in Beijing in November. Photo: AP
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The advisory comes amid escalating tensions between Beijing and Washington. Photo: AP

Chinese told to raise safety awareness in US travel advisory

  • It comes a day after warning over increased visa delays and denials for students seeking to study in America
  • Tourists told to respond ‘actively and appropriately’ in light of US law enforcement agencies using methods to ‘harass’ travellers from China
Topic |   US-China relations

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The advisory comes amid escalating tensions between Beijing and Washington. Photo: AP
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