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Sichuan Province Unveils New Tourism Website04/17/2014

The Tourism Administration of Sichuan Province recently launched a new website, www.tsichuan.com, which boasts a modern design, accessible layout, comprehensive information and interactive content, and multilingual versions for various languages. The site aims to explain, display and help tourists plan travel to the Sichuan province of China. Located in the upper r ...Read More

CNN: Two of World’s Longest Bridges in China04/17/2014

A recent article on CNN Travel from Travel + Leisure listed the world’s longest bridges of various types – from natural to man-made, over water to high in the sky – and two of the top 10 overall are in China. China’s engineered and natural bridges made many of the lists as well, with five of the top 10 suspension bridges in China, for instance. But it’s two ...Read More

Air China to Launch Beijing-Dulles Service04/17/2014

Starting early June 2014, Air China will offer nonstop air travel between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Beijing, China (PEK). The new flight, CA817/8, will be offered four times a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The outbound flight will leave Beijing at 1 p.m. and arrive in Washington at 2:35 p.m. local time. The return flight will ...Read More

Beijing & Shanghai Named Top 25 World Destinations04/10/2014

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, recently announced the winners of its 2014 Travelers’ Choice awards for destinations and Beijing and Shanghai were named to the list – making it not just to the top 25 destinations, but to the top 10 destinations overall. Hundreds of getaway locales were reviewed and rated, and these two Chinese cities were deemed ...Read More

Xi’an Launches 72-hour Visa-free Policy04/10/2014

The city that is home to the world-famous Terracotta Warriors, Xi’an, is the latest Chinese city to launch a 72-hour visa-free stay policy for travelers from 51 countries. Travelers from United States, Canada and 49 other countries will be able to take advantage of the new policy, allowing transit passengers to enter Xi’an for up to 72 hours without a visa. Passe ...Read More

Six Chinese Sites in “World’s Great Wonders”04/10/2014

The travel experts at Lonely Planet just released a new book, titled “The World’s Great Wonders,” which lists what they believe are the world’s 50 must-see wonders. Of the 20 natural wonders and 30 man-made wonders, China made the list six times. The Great Wall of China, Terracotta Army and Potala Palace even ranked in the top 10 greatest wonders, a winnowed ...Read More

Forbidden City to Regulate Visitor Numbers04/03/2014

Located in the heart of Beijing, the Palace Museum – also known as the Forbidden City – was home to China’s emperors and was the highest center of power for approximately 500 years. It attracts more than 14 million visitors annually.  Starting this summer, the Forbidden City will enact measures to regulate visitation in order to allow time for renovations and r ...Read More

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