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China to Extend Visas for U.S. Travelers11/13/2014

The U.S. and Chinese governments have agreed to issue longer-term visas for tourism, business and education, making traveling to China for business and/or leisure easier. The new policy would extend the length of tourist and business visas for each country’s citizens to 10 years, up from the current one-year limit. Airlines including United Airlines and American Air ...Read More

China, U.S. Announce Major Climate Change Goals11/13/2014

President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a joint news conference this week to announce historic climate change goals from the two nations, including major plan for carbon-reduction emissions in both countries. Obama set a target of reducing greenhouse gases by 26 to 28 percent by 2025 (from 2005 levels), and China pledged to cap its emissions by 2030 or e ...Read More

Hainan Island Tourism Ambassador Crowned11/13/2014

Zhao Yujia, a 21-year-old student from northern China’s Shanxi Province who is currently studying in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province, recently won the Hainan Island Tourism Ambassador competition. As tourism ambassador for Hainan Island, she will travel across the world promoting Hainan Island’s beautiful beaches, tropical setting, and world-class hotels a ...Read More

Easier Access to Tibet – via New Train Line and at Festival in Canada11/06/2014

The colorful and unique culture of Tibet is on display this month in Canada at the 2014 Canada China Tibetan Cultural Week in Vancouver and Toronto, now through November 2014. The week-long celebration helps Canadians learn more about Tibet and its culture through performances, tastings, and folk customs presentations. For tickets and more information, please visit Ti ...Read More

Qingdao Ranks #1 in China for Tourist Satisfaction11/06/2014

Qingdao, the city on China’s east coast that is known as the home of Tsingtao Beer and for its beautiful beaches and mountains, recently ranked as the top city in China for tourist satisfaction. Surrounded by the sea on three sides, this waterside city scored high marks from tourists and other quality-control metrics in a recent study by the China Tourism Academy. T ...Read More

Hilton Launches Hampton Brand in China & Adds DoubleTree Properties11/06/2014

Hilton Worldwide continues to deepen its offerings throughout China and two new developments demonstrate this commitment. Hilton recently announced plans to bring the Hampton by Hilton brand to China, with the first hotel expected to be open by the end of 2015. Hilton has five existing brands in China, operating more than 17,000 rooms throughout the country, with almo ...Read More

Marriott Hotel Opens in Hainan11/03/2014

Marriott opened its first hotel in Haikou this month, with the debut of the Haikou Marriott Hotel. Haikou is the capital of China’s Hainan province, a tropical island in southern China. The 386-room business hotel joins Marriott’s four other Marriott International hotels in China’s Hainan province, which is quickly becoming China’s tourism hot-spot for its bea ...Read More

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  • 11/13/2014 China to Extend Visas for U.S. Travelers...Read More
  • 11/13/2014 China, U.S. Announce Major Climate Change Goals...Read More
  • 11/13/2014 Hainan Island Tourism Ambassador Crowned...Read More
  • 11/06/2014 Easier Access to Tibet – via New Train Line and at Festival in Canada...Read More
  • 11/06/2014 Qingdao Ranks #1 in China for Tourist Satisfaction...Read More
  • 11/06/2014 Hilton Launches Hampton Brand in China & Adds DoubleTree Properties...Read More
  • 11/03/2014 Marriott Hotel Opens in Hainan...Read More
  • 10/31/2014 China Focusing on Tourism from the U.S....Read More
  • 10/31/2014 Beijing closes 375 polluting plants so far this year...Read More
  • 10/31/2014 International Surf Event Returns to Hainan for Third Year...Read More