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Beijing Plans for Second International Airport05/15/2014

Beijing International Airport is the second busiest airport in the world, handling more than 73 million passengers, but is still close to reaching its maximum capacity due to the huge demand for travel to and from the region. Taking this into account, China plans to spend approximately $14 billion to build a new airport to handle the increasing air traffic in the regi ...Read More

Travel Weekly Opines on China’s Air Quality05/09/2014

A recent article in Travel Weekly written by Guy Rubin, a managing partner at Imperial Tours who has lived in Beijing since 1997, brings light to the media’s fixation on China’s air quality. The article cites research as well as first-hand experience on how air pollution and other environmental issues are being dealt with in China. While there is certainly much wo ...Read More

“Beautiful China” Photo Show Comes to U.S.05/06/2014

Pitzer College in Claremont, California (not far from Los Angeles, CA) recently played host to a photo exhibit entitled “Beautiful China,” featuring more than 80 photos of China’s beautiful scenery, people and nature. The photo exhibit was part of a two-day international forum on ecological civilization co-sponsored by the Xinhua News Agency Los Angeles Bureau a ...Read More

China Focusing on “Village Tourism” Concept05/06/2014

China’s major cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, are incredible tourist destinations. But some of its lesser-known areas – small villages, for instance – are a wealth of intrigue, history and incredible experiences for tourists as well. With this in mind, China plans to increase its participation in the development of “village tourism,” where visitors m ...Read More

Choice Hotels Brings Clarion and Quality Brands to China05/06/2014

Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced recently that it will introduce its first Clarion and Quality Hotels into China. The development will begin in Hangzhou, one of China’s most popular tourist destinations, with plans to expand across the region. Known for its historic relics and natural beauty, Hangzhou provide ...Read More

China Refocusing on Silk Road04/25/2014

The famous Silk Road route has become a topic of interest again recently, both internationally and within China. A recent investment conference in Beijing highlighted the historic route and discussed the idea of bringing more investment and tourism focus to areas along the route. The China Council for Promotion of International Trade is working to increase investme ...Read More

WTTC Global Summit Held in Hainan04/25/2014

The 14th annual World Tourism & Travel Council (WTTC) Global Summit took place April 24-25 in Sanya in the Hainan Province of China. With the world’s second largest tourism economy, China was a logical location for WTTC’s annual event, where North American audiences met to discuss the travel industry’s future as well as to discover the beauty of Hainan. S ...Read More

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