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Tibet Gears up for Fall Climbing Season09/27/2013

The Tibet Autonomous Region is heading into the start of “climbing season,” which occurs in the fall and spring. With five mountains in Tibet that are more than 8,000 meters in height – including Qomolangma, which is known as the “Mount Everest of the West,” and Mount Cho Oyu, the world’s sixth highest mountain – and thousands of mountains above 6,000 me ...Read More

More Buyers Are Welcome to Attend CITM 201309/25/2013

The largest professional travel trade event in Asia, China International Travel Mart (CITM 2013) will be held in Kunming, in the Yunnan province of China, from October 24-27, 2013. CITM provides trade buyers the opportunity to meet exhibitors from throughout China and the world. We invite and encourage you to register now to attend CITM 2013. The deadline for onlin ...Read More

14 Panda Cubs on Display in Chengdu09/24/2013

To celebrate the National Day holiday and to continue to raise awareness of the endangered Giant Panda species, 14 panda cubs – each about 1-2 months old – will be on display in the two nurseries at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, China. The 14 cubs on display are almost all of the 17 total cubs that were born this year (the others a ...Read More

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

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