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Forbidden City to Limit Daily Visitor Amounts to Improve Overall Guest Experience01/30/2015

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City, announced recently that it plans to limit the amount of visitors to this incredible site to 80,000 a day in order to alleviate overcrowding during peak season. With visitor experience and safety in mind, the Museum plans to put the limits in place as early as summer 2015. More than 15 million people vis ...Read More

Hainan Airlines Proposes New Flights from CA and Seattle01/30/2015

Hainan Airlines has filed for two new routes from the U.S. to China: one from San Jose to Beijing and the other from Seattle to Shanghai. The growing Chinese carrier would like to begin service on the new routes in the second quarter of 2015. The proposed service from San Jose would be the first direct flight to China from California’s Silicon Valley. It would also ...Read More

Art in China: Monsters of New York Comes to Beijing01/23/2015

The popular “Monsters of New York” series, drawings created by Sadi Tekin, a New York-based designer and illustrator, where he draws colorful and whimsical monsters onto photos of cities, is coming to Beijing. A new photo contest put on by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development asks entrants to share their Beijing photos with the hastag #WeHeartBe ...Read More

China To Launch Tax-Free Shopping for Visitors01/23/2015

Incredible news for tourists to China: visitors will soon be able to shop duty-free throughout the country. China’s Ministry of Finance confirmed that tourists can claim tax refunds on purchases of 500 yuan or more that they make throughout China. Visitors will be refunded the 11 percent tax on goods that cost approximately USD$81 or more at one store in one day, ...Read More

World Snow Day Celebrations for Children across China Promotes Beijing 2022 Bid01/23/2015

China joined more than 30 countries across the world recently by hosting events as part of World Snow Day, promoted through the International Ski Federation (FIS).  The World Snow Day and International Children's Ski Festival was hosted by the Chinese Ski Association in 15 ski resorts across the country, with snow and ice events for children and families. In downtown ...Read More

Winter Fishing Festival On Now in Shenyang, Northeast China01/23/2015

The annual Daliao Culture & Winter Fishing Festival kicked off at Wolong Lake this week, with festivities and events occurring throughout the seven-day festival. Wolong Lake is located in Shenyang city, the capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning province, and is the largest freshwater lake in the province. The lake serves as the backdrop for the festival, which c ...Read More

“Beautiful China 2015 – Year of Silk Road Tourism” Launches01/16/2015

To promote the Silk Road as China’s latest alluring destination, an area rich with history, culture and new experiences for your clients to encounter, the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) introduced the theme for year 2015: “Beautiful China 2015 – Year of Silk Road Tourism.” A recent event took place in Xi’an, capital of northwest China’s S ...Read More

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