The sister act that brought you Hong Kong Getaway Private Tour makes your acquaintance this week, with inside knowledge from Co-founder, Mandy Cheung.
Mandy begins to tell us…
My sister Apple and I have delivered more than 1,250 tours since starting out four years ago. As born and bred Hong Kongers, yet fluent English speakers, we discovered that all the mainstream tours in Hong Kong were either provided by expat/foreign tour guides or commercialised, big tour companies. If you want to see the real Hong Kong that we love, then we’re the perfect companion.
The Chinese travel market is exploding. As a startup it’s one of the most exciting spaces to be in. Independent travel now makes up over 70% of outbound travel from China and spending by Chinese travelers at destinations is up to $215B a year.
Despite the large number of technologies in China that allow easy booking of hotels and flights – there is still a lack of solutions to help Chinese travelers navigate their chosen destinations. Finding the local services & experience that truly elevate their trips with a special personal touch can be hard – that’s where we come in.
As chozun starts to reach new Chinese customers and serve them wherever they go, we are beginning to see some trends that will likely take flight in 2017. We’re sharing a few to watch out for. (more…)