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Chengdu 4th Chinese City to Offer 72-Hour Visa-Free Stays09/16/2013

Following Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, Chengdu has become the fourth city in China to adopt the 72-hour visa-free stay policy. Chengdu is China’s first inland city to offer a 72-hour visa-free stay to transit passengers, which will allow tourists from the U.S. and 44 other countries who have visas and departing plane tickets for another country to apply for “t ...Read More

Chinese Culture Opens Mets-Marlins Baseball Game09/16/2013

Chinese culture lit up Citi Field in Queens, New York, the home of the New York Mets, on a recent evening before a night game against the Miami Marlins. The annual event, now in its fifth year, featured a Chinese ribbon dance, kung fu and tai chi performances by more than 200 participants. The pre-game show was created to give baseball fans an insight into China thr ...Read More

World’s Highest Civilian Airport Opens in Sichuan09/16/2013

Daocheng Yading Airport, the world’s highest civilian airport, which is located 14,472 feet above sea level, began operations this month in China’s Sichuan province in a remote Tibetan region of China. The new airport will cut travel time from this provincial area to the city of Chengdu from two days to just 65 minutes. Additional flights to cities including Shang ...Read More

Terracotta Warriors among Top 25 Museums in World09/04/2013

Only one museum in Asia was included in TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards for Top 25 Museums in the World and that was China’s Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses in Xi’An.  The annual awards are determined based on TripAdvisor travelers’ reviews. For 2013, the Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses was ranked not only #11 in the World ...Read More

Hainan Airlines to Launch Daily Non-Stop Service09/03/2013

China’s Hainan Airlines recently commenced non-stop service between Chicago O’Hare airport and Beijing, making it the only certified Skytrax five-star carrier in China and the first Chinese carrier to enter the Beijing-Chicago direct market. Hainan Airlines will fly out of Chicago twice per week on Tuesdays and Sundays. In November, subject to government approval ...Read More

Rosewood to Open Ultra-Luxury Hotel in Chongqing09/02/2013

Located on the banks of the Yangtze River, the historic city of Chongqing furthers Rosewood's strategic expansion as it is not only the commercial centre and transportation hub for Southwest China, but the world's second most populous city. Rosewood Hotels & Resorts will open a new, ultra-luxury, 361-room hotel in Chongqing, China in 2015, in addition to its 279-r ...Read More

New Sheraton Hotel Opens in Shenyang09/02/2013

The Sheraton Shenyang South City Hotel has opened its doors in the Hunnan New District of Shenyang, the capital city of Liaoning Province in northeast China, closely located to the offices of many international corporations, nearby airport and leisure areas. Sheraton Shenyang South City Hotel features 340 contemporary guest rooms, including 38 suites. All rooms are e ...Read More

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