The end of the Christie's zodiac head drama that began in 2009 demonstrates the company's increasingly long-term commitment when it comes to the future of luxury in China.
A population of well over 1.3 billion, one of the world's fastest-growing luxury markets, and a well-publicized "myopia epidemic": for high-end eyewear brands and designers, China looks like a slam dunk.
An accelerating trend toward international cooperation could give business aviation in China the lift it needs to finally get off the ground.
Although the recent Beijing International Film Festival sent an encouraging message to filmmakers hoping to break into China's booming film market, barriers to entry aren't likely to break down anytime soon.
With an average length of stay of six days and an average daily spend of $174 per person, Chinese tourists are highly sought after by Bali tour operators and hoteliers.