The Importance of Learning Chinese



With over 80 million Chinese tourists spending more than $100 billion on international travel in 2012 you can’t ignore the numbers.  If you work in the hospitality industry in a city like Hua Hin, tourism is the main source of income. The numbers have been steadily climbing since 2000 when only 10 million Chinese nationals travelled abroad. This remarkable growth is due to the relaxed restrictions on foreign travel by the Chinese government and the rise of middle class Chinese family with disposable income.

Many tourism authorities are implementing programmes to both attract and facilitate the Chinese traveller, but the pace of growth appears to be outstripping the pace of change required to meet demand in the hospitality industry.

One local business recognised 6 months ago there is a need for Chinese language courses in Hua Hin. Since then Insight English language Schools in Hua Hin & Cha-am have been developing course outlines and materials for beginners wishing to learn General Chinese and Chinese language tailored for the hotel industry.

Just speaking a few words of Chinese could be the difference you need to ensure your business is recommended to other likeminded tourists.

Mandarin is the most widely spoken language in the world with more than 800 million speakers. Mandarin may appear to be a difficult language to learn but many elements of the language are fact simple.  For example verbs and nouns have only one form. Many people who study Mandarin also find the beauty of character-writing, exciting and a break from tradition.

Studying another language can be a rewarding challenge. By using proven learning methods the process can be easier and more fun than initial expectations. Learning Mandarin with a native speaker in a classroom or workshop environment, where live instruction creates interaction between the students develops confidence in using the language. Insight English Language Schools in Hua Hin & Cha-am has been quick to introduce Chinese to complement its programmes of English and Thai courses due to demand.  Learning Chinese will prepare you to do business with the ever growing number of Chinese visitors. The Chinese tourist, now out numbers any other nationality visiting Thailand. Learning Chinese will become essential if you want your business to thrive from millions of Chinese tourist spending billions of dollars every year. Call Insight English now to find out how they could help your business succeed in this highly competitive world, 0848818396.

Speaking a few words of Chinese could be the difference between success and failure in the future.