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Silk Road Development Focuses on Culture & Tourism05/30/2014

The famous Silk Road route continues to be a major topic, both internationally and within China. A recent expo wrapped up in Xi’an in China’s Shaanxi province this week, where participants highlighted development along the Silk Road economic belt and where several preliminary deals worth approximately $144 billion were signed. But this is more than just a business ...Read More

2014 Youth Olympic Games Come to Nanjing, China05/30/2014

The second annual Youth Olympic Games will take place this year in Nanjing, China, from August 16-28. Located in eastern China, Nanjing is an important city in China’s history, economic, and education centers. At a recent conference held by the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (NYOGOC), the 80-day countdown to the games began and a virtual torch, whi ...Read More

Tourism to Tibet Continues to Grow05/22/2014

The number of tourists traveling to southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has increased in the first four months of 2014, as the region continues to grow as a world-class tourism destination. More than 830,000 tourists visited Tibet from January through April, an increase of 23.4 percent from the previous year. With breathtaking nature, culture and attraction ...Read More

Further Efforts in Beijing to Reduce Smog05/21/2014

Beijing will move 300 companies out of the city before October in continued efforts to reduce smog and increase industrial reform in the capital and throughout China. These specific companies are shown to have high energy and water consumption. “These factories and companies will be relocated in nearby cities or regions after technology upgrading and product restruc ...Read More

Hangzhou Hires “Modern Marco Polo” as Ambassador05/21/2014

When Marco Polo visited Hangzhou, China hundreds of years ago, he described it as “The City of Heaven, the most beautiful and magnificent in the world.” A recent contest put on by the Hangzhou Tourism Commission sought to find a modern-day Marco Polo who could appreciate the beauty, nature, history and culture of Hangzhou and spread word of it to the world. This w ...Read More

Huffington Post Highlights the Great Wall Less Traveled05/21/2014

The Great Wall of China is one of the biggest highlights of China for most visiting the destination. With 5,500 miles of wall spanning across northern China, there are many parts of the wall you could visit. A recent article from the Huffington Post highlighted the Huangya Pass (or Huangyaguan), located approximately 59 miles east of Beijing. The article describes how ...Read More

Two China Exhibits Debut at Top U.S. Children’s Museum05/15/2014

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the world’s largest children’s museum and and one of the top family attractions in the U.S. according to USA Today, debuted two new China exhibits this month. The first, entitled Take Me There:® China, offers visitors an exploration of both ancient and modern China. Families can “fly” over the Great Wall of China, ...Read More

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