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China to Improving Visitor Experience – Starting with Upgraded Restrooms03/02/2015

The China National Tourism Administration recently announced it will build 13,000 new toilets and renovate another 9,000 toilets this year at tourist sites throughout China.  The “toilet revo-loo-tion,” as the initiative has been dubbed, is a three-year campaign to build a total of 33,000 restrooms and renovating 24,000 by 2017. With tourists’ experiences top o ...Read More

China’s Silk Road – by Water02/23/2015

The famous Silk Road, an ancient trade route extending from China to Eastern Europe, is the recent focus of China in terms of both historical preservation and touristic development. Now, visitors to China can experience the Silk Road first-hand, not just by land but also by water. South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region recently announced it will launch a cr ...Read More

Shangri-La Unveils Luxury Property in Historic Nanchang City02/23/2015

The Shangri-La Hotel, Nanchang opened earlier this month in Honggutan, the new central business district of Nanchang city. From its location on the west bank of the Ganjiang River, the hotel has direct views of the 1,300-year-old Tengwang Pavilion, one of the four famous towers in China, and is only 30 minutes from the train station and Changbei International Airpor ...Read More

Forbes: Chinese New Year Compared to American Thanksgiving02/23/2015

A recent article from Forbes compared the Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival as it’s known in China, to Thanksgiving in the States. With the recent occurrence of the Chinese New Year, which includes a week of festivities while offices and schools are closed to celebrate the new year, Forbes took a look at how this huge Chinese holiday compares to the American ...Read More

GX Airlines Launches in China02/23/2015

China’s HNA Group is launching a new air carrier called GX Airlines, providing more options for getting to and from China. The new airline is based out of Nanning, the capital of the autonomous region of Guangxi, China. Its inaugural flight, from Nanning to Haikou, the capital of Hainan province, kicked off earlier this month. After the successful launch of the Nann ...Read More

China’s 2014 Tourism Revenue Hits 551 Billion U.S. Dollars02/16/2015

Travel to China is increasingly popular, as evidenced in the 2014 revenue figures released recently. According to tourism officials, China’s 2014 tourism revenue grew 14.7 percent to reach 3.38 trillion yuan (approx. 551 billion U.S. dollars). Revenue from inbound tourism hit 56.9 billion U.S. dollars, up 10.2 percent from the previous year, according to Du Jiang, D ...Read More

China Properties Added to Exclusive Forbes Travel Guide 5-Star Hotel & Spa Lists02/16/2015

There’s good news for travelers seeking luxury in China, as the venerable Forbes Travel Guide has just been released and several properties in China are among the new honorees for 2015. Forbes has been evaluating hotels for its coveted ratings guide since 1958, with properties having to go through a rigorous inspection process wherein a team of anonymous inspectors ...Read More

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