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Smart City Program – New Form of Smart Tourism in China10/24/2013

Wanning, a coastal city on China’s southern tropical island of Hainan Province, has been exploring a new opportunity in tourism with the new wave of “smart-city construction” in China. As one of the 193 trial cities that has been approved by the central urban planning authorities in China over the past year to develop into a “smart city,” Wanning city gover ...Read More

China International Travel Mart 2013 Opens in Kunming10/24/2013

Asia’s largest travel fair, China International Travel Mart (CITM), opened last week in Kunming, the capital of China’s southwestern Yunnan province. At the opening of the four-day event, Shao Qiwei, Chairman of the China National Tourist Administration, said tourism has become one of China’s pillar industries, and announced that the government plans to deepen ...Read More

Kaiping “Diaolou” Make Interesting Attraction10/17/2013

The Kaiping “Diaolou” and Villages are located in Kaiping City in the Guangdong Province of China. The Diaolou are multi-story towers built to serve as watchtowers to protect Kaiping’s residents against intrusion. The Diaolou were originally built in the 16th century, though they were continued to be built through the 1920s and 1930s when they reached their pea ...Read More

Shanghai International Marathon Takes Place 12/110/17/2013

The annual Shanghai International Marathon will once again take place throughout Shanghai, with 35,000 runners expected this year. The course will allow runners and spectators to take in some of the city’s biggest attractions, with the starting line at the Bund and passing by the China Pavilion and other iconic Shanghai sites. For race details, registration and mo ...Read More

Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy Match in Hainan10/17/2013

Golf giants Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will go head-to-head in a two-man, 18-hole contest in China on October 28, 2013. The world-famous golfers will tee off on the acclaimed Blackstone Course, one of 10 Schmidt-Curley designed courses at Mission Hills Haikou Resort on the island of Hainan in China. This event will be Tiger’s only appearance in China this year ...Read More

Hengqin Island Theme Park and Resort Opening10/17/2013

With the opening of Chimelong, a $5 billion resort and theme park, next month, China’ss Hengqin Island will be on its way as a major attraction area – one that Reuters has called “China’s answer to Orlando.” Chimelong’s soft opening in November will include a mega rollercoaster and a whale-shark tank, as well as 1,880 hotel rooms, a conference center, spa ...Read More

Shanghai Art Fair Kicks off in November10/17/2013

The Shanghai Art Fair, which was established in 1997, will take place again this year, marking the 16th year of the event. The fair will take place from November 14-17, 2013 and will bring public and private art to Shanghai. More than 1,000 art galleries, organizations and agencies from throughout the world participate in this “art exchange” where classic and new ...Read More

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