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Fun Winter Activities in China02/01/2016

The winter months mean cooler weather as well as potential snow throughout much of China. But there are many fun winter activities to be enjoyed throughout the destination. In Beijing, enjoy an afternoon of skating on Kunming Lake by the Summer Palace. One of the finest examples of Garden Architecture in China, the Summer Palace, is located in northwest Beijing. Mo ...Read More

With Expansion of International Tourism, China Leads Outbound Growth02/01/2016

International tourist arrivals grew by 4.4% in 2015 to reach a total of 1.184 million in 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Some 50 million more tourists traveled to international destinations around the world last year as compared to 2014. Overall, 2015 marks the 6th consecutive year of above-average growth, with international arrivals incre ...Read More

Beijing to Protect and Renovate Last Hutong02/01/2016

Officials in Beijing will continue to preserve the city's cultural heritage in the narrow streets and alleys known as the hutong, in the downtown area. In the older districts of Dongcheng and Xicheng, some people will temporarily relocate to avoid further damage to ancient architecture. Hutong are commonly found in cities throughout northern China, but they are at ...Read More

Hainan Airlines Launches Changsha-Los Angeles Route02/01/2016

Hainan Airlines officially launched the non-stop Changsha-Los Angeles route on January 21, making it the company's eighth North American route. The twice-weekly service will be flown on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, operating every Monday and Thursday. The duration of the flight is approximately 13.5 hours. See below for Hainan Airlines' Changsha-California route flight sc ...Read More

1,000 Americans Visiting the Great Wall on March 2501/21/2016

To celebrate China-U.S. Tourism Year 2016, China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), China National Tourist Office-U.S.A. (CNTO) and three tour operators are working together to bring more than 1,000 American tourists to the Great Wall of China in Jinshanling, Hebei Province, on March 25, 2016.  Click here for more information about these itineraries that you ma ...Read More

Hangzhou & Guizhou named to NY Times 52 Places to Go in 201601/21/2016

Earlier this month, the New York Times annual travel story on top places to visit featured two delightful destinations from China: Hangzhou at #16 and Guizhou at #44. According to the story, “Hangzhou used to be known for its ancient poets and painters; now, the city is home to the booming e-commerce company Alibaba, and will take a step on the global stage in 2016 ...Read More

China Extends Overseas Tourist Tax Refund Program to Six More Destinations01/20/2016

China recently decided to include another six destinations in its tax rebate program for overseas visitors to boost inbound tourism and consumption. Foreign tourists visiting Liaoning, Anhui, Fujian and Sichuan provinces, Tianjin municipality and Xiamen city can enjoy value-added tax refunds on their purchases in specific shops starting from Jan 1, 2016, according to ...Read More

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