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Festive Christmas Events throughout Shanghai12/17/2013

Shanghai is abuzz with a festive atmosphere and more than ready to celebrate the holiday season. In addition to Shanghai’s regular iconic tourist attractions, this winter brings additional holiday activities and offerings, including the following: Merry KissMas at Shanghai Xintiandi: The renowned Xintiandi section of Shanghai will be aglow with Christmas-themed art ...Read More

High-Speed Train Service Added to Popular Routes12/16/2013

High-speed train services connecting the Yangtze River Delta Region and northeastern China will commence on December 28, 2013, reducing the travel time from Shanghai to Harbin, the farthest provincial capital in northeast China, to less than 13 hours. High-speed trains will run between Shanghai’s Hongqiao Station and major cities in the northeast (Harbin, Changchun ...Read More

Air China Upgrades to Boeing 777 for San Francisco-Beijing Route12/16/2013

Starting February 11, 2014, Air China will deploy a new 311-seat Boeing 777-300ER on its daily flight between Beijing and San Francisco, replacing the B747-400 aircraft that is currently operating. The new aircraft features flat-bed seats in first and business classes, while the economy class seats enjoy personal in-flight entertainment units and power outlets. The B ...Read More

Shenyang and Dalian to Start 72-Hour Visa-Free Stay12/03/2013

Starting January 1, 2014, the Chinese cities of Shenyang and Dalian will launch a 72-hour visa-free stay policy to both destinations for travelers from 45 countries. Shenyang is the capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning province, while Dalian, its provincial neighbor in the south, is known for its scenic views and seaside resorts. Shenyang and Dalian are the s ...Read More

Shanghai Airport Tops the World for Visa Checks12/02/2013

A recent industry survey revealed that Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport has the fastest visa checks of any major airport in the world. Airports Council International, a trade representative of the world’s airports, tested more than 100 major airports around the globe in the third quarter of 2013 and ranked Pudong first in terms of “waiting time for visa ...Read More

New High-Speed Railway for Tianjin and Qinghuangdao12/01/2013

A new high-speed railway connecting the two northern port cities of Tianjin and Qinhuangdao was put into operation last week, cutting travel time between the two destinations significantly. The new railway line runs through 14 districts and counties in northern China’s Hebei Province and Tianjin Municipality, covering 178 miles and reaching speeds of up to 217 km p ...Read More

American Airlines to Launch Flights from Dallas to China11/11/2013

American Airlines announced plans to launch nonstop daily flights from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Shanghai and Hong Kong starting next June, marking the first direct air service connecting China with Dallas/Fort Worth. The airline currently offers flights to Hong Kong out of Los Angeles and Chicago O’Hare, but the addition of the DFW to Hong Kong rou ...Read More

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