Chinese New Year

China Outbound and Inbound Tourism Spending Rebounds on Ant Group's Cross-Border Merchant Networks During Chinese New Year Break

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Saturday, February 17, 2024

A global campaign has been in full swing on the Alipay+ merchant network since December 2023 to attract Chinese tourists.

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  • A global campaign has been in full swing on the Alipay+ merchant network since December 2023 to attract Chinese tourists.
  • While traditional Asia favorites keep their enthusiastic following, more distant destinations in Europe, ANZ, the Middle East and North America are also picking up in Chinese traveler spending.
  • Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Macao SAR, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, France, Australia and Canada are the top destinations for Chinese travelers by their Alipay spending.
  • Chinese restaurants, tourist attractions and public transportation are the most popular use cases for international visitors traveling in China and experiencing the festival.

GD Today released the video of the 2024 Chinese New Year Address from the Governor of Guangdong

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Monday, February 12, 2024

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240212274499/en/
    2023 is a landmark year for reform and development in Guangdong.
  • The economy of Guangdong has accelerated its recovery and development, and Guangdong's population has exceeded 150 million.
  • In 2023, the GDP of Guangdong ranked first in the country for 35 consecutive years, becoming the first province exceeding 13 trillion yuan.
  • Guangdong will further take good advantages of "overseas Chinese" and regard them as a bridge to expand its high-level opening-up to the outside world.

CGTN AMERICA & CGTN UN: China Media Group Launches "2024 Spring Festival Gala for Overseas Chinese"

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Sunday, February 11, 2024

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CGTN America & CGTN UN release "China Media Group Launches '2024 Spring Festival Gala for Overseas Chinese'"

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  • And this year for the first time ever, China Media Group launched the '2024 Spring Festival Gala for Overseas Chinese' to the world.
  • And this year for the first time ever, China Media Group launched the '2024 Spring Festival Gala for Overseas Chinese' to the world.
  • The gala also recalled the history of 'Qiaopi,' letters and remittances sent by overseas Chinese to their families in China in previous centuries.
  • Stories of overseas Chinese who have made great contributions in promoting exchanges were highlighted during the gala event.

CGTN: 2024 Spring Festival Gala: A fusion of tradition and innovation captivates millions worldwide

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

BEIJING, Feb. 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Spring Festival Gala, an annual celebration produced and broadcast by China Media Group (CMG), unfolded on the eve of the Spring Festival on Friday evening.

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  • BEIJING, Feb. 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Spring Festival Gala, an annual celebration produced and broadcast by China Media Group (CMG), unfolded on the eve of the Spring Festival on Friday evening.
  • As China's most-watched TV program, the gala has been an annual tradition since its first broadcast in 1983.
  • The 2023 gala has garnered 11 billion views across all CMG media channels, making it the most-watched TV show in the world.
  • For instance, the project "Spring Festival Gala is waiting for you," inviting ordinary people who have become internet celebrities, has become a standout feature of this year's Spring Festival Gala.

CGTN: 2024 Spring Festival Gala: A fusion of tradition and innovation captivates millions worldwide

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

BEIJING, Feb. 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Spring Festival Gala, an annual celebration produced and broadcast by China Media Group (CMG), unfolded on the eve of the Spring Festival on Friday evening.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Feb. 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Spring Festival Gala, an annual celebration produced and broadcast by China Media Group (CMG), unfolded on the eve of the Spring Festival on Friday evening.
  • As China's most-watched TV program, the gala has been an annual tradition since its first broadcast in 1983.
  • It also incorporates cutting-edge technologies like extended reality (XR) and immersive stage interaction technologies to enhance the viewing experience.
  • For instance, the project "Spring Festival Gala is waiting for you," inviting ordinary people who have become internet celebrities, has become a standout feature of this year's Spring Festival Gala.

Alipay AI Features Attract 600 Million Interactions During Its 2024 Five Fortune Chinese New Year Campaign

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Friday, February 9, 2024

Alipay’s AI features drew nearly 600 million interactions during Alipay's signature annual Five Fortune Chinese New Year campaign in a short span of 12 days, from January 29th to February 9th.

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  • Alipay’s AI features drew nearly 600 million interactions during Alipay's signature annual Five Fortune Chinese New Year campaign in a short span of 12 days, from January 29th to February 9th.
  • The campaign encourages consumers to collect digital Five Fortune cards in the Alipay app as they gear up for the most significant festival of 2024.
  • These innovative features enable users to spend the fortune cards to create an AI-generated video or image, or earn more fortune cards.
  • The "AI Fortune Hunt" challenge is the most popular means of collecting fortune cards this year.

Yambo Revolutionizes Interactive Marketing with Groundbreaking Gaming Patent

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Friday, February 9, 2024

Leveraging its patent portfolio, Yambo aims to integrate Apple's visionary approach to virtual reality (VR) and OpenAI’s ambition for artificial intelligence (AI) in gamification, delivering unparalleled interactive experiences to consumers worldwide.

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  • Leveraging its patent portfolio, Yambo aims to integrate Apple's visionary approach to virtual reality (VR) and OpenAI’s ambition for artificial intelligence (AI) in gamification, delivering unparalleled interactive experiences to consumers worldwide.
  • "At Yambo, we believe in pushing the boundaries of what is possible," says Mike Onghai, CEO of Yambo.
  • With its disruptive approach and cutting-edge technology, Yambo is not just participating in the evolution of interactive marketing; it is leading it.
  • For more information about Yambo and its revolutionary approach to interactive marketing, please visit https://www.yambo.com

Global Link 丨Chinese Spring Festival celebrated across world

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Friday, February 9, 2024

SHIJIAZHUANG, China, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report from Great Wall New Media: This year marks the first year that Chinese Spring Festival has been officially listed as a UN floating holiday.

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  • SHIJIAZHUANG, China, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report from Great Wall New Media: This year marks the first year that Chinese Spring Festival has been officially listed as a UN floating holiday.
  • From a Chinese traditional folk festival to a UN floating holiday, the Spring Festival, as an important part of traditional Chinese culture, is showing its unique charm and influence to the world.
  • The correspondents of Great Wall International Communication Center have recently sent reports on how locals celebrate Chinese Spring Festival.

The Ultimate Guide to Maximizing Your Fortune in Hong Kong

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

With this “Ultimate Guide to a Prosperous Year of the Dragon” curated by feng shui master Mak Ling Ling, you can effortlessly unlock a perfect new year while immersed in the festive bliss around Hong Kong!

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  • With this “Ultimate Guide to a Prosperous Year of the Dragon” curated by feng shui master Mak Ling Ling, you can effortlessly unlock a perfect new year while immersed in the festive bliss around Hong Kong!
  • No Chinese New Year trip to Hong Kong is complete without a visit to the temple!
  • Among the numerous temples in Hong Kong dedicated to Kwun Yum, the one in Hung Hum is the largest and most famous in Kowloon.
  • Don’t miss out on the festivities and temple-hopping itineraries to usher in good fortune for the Year of the Dragon!

Happy Chinese New Year! Celebrate, with the world

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

Besides the spring couplets, what else do the Chinese use to touch up our homes during the Spring Festival?

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  • Besides the spring couplets, what else do the Chinese use to touch up our homes during the Spring Festival?
  • And there are different elements, like the lanterns and the Chinese knot.
  • I'm very happy to see how people's interest in Chinese culture is growing.
  • Although the origins are different: Christmas originated from Christianity, and the Chinese New Year is connected with agriculture.