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Beijing Comes to NYC’s Grand Central Terminal07/02/2013

The Beijing Tourism Roadshow, hosted by the Beijing Tourism Development Committee, recently occurred in the Main Concourse of Grand Central Terminal, New York City’s iconic century-old train station. The event promoted Beijing’s new 72-hour visa-free stay policy and other tourist attractions. Cultural performance including martial arts, fan dances, and Beijing op ...Read More

Shao: Sichuan Remains Beautiful and Safe for Travel07/02/2013

Cities in the Sichuan region of China have been hard at work rebuilding after the April 20, 2013 earthquake that occurred in Ya’an City in the Sichuan Province. The head of China’s tourism administration, Shao Qiwei, recently visited the area and declared it safe for visitors. “Sichuan and Ya’an remain beautiful and safe as before,” said Shao, Chairman of t ...Read More

China Eastern Improves Service for U.S. and China07/01/2013

Starting in 2014, China Eastern Airlines will introduce new generation Boeing 777-300ER airplanes to its round-trip New York to Shanghai route. The airline also plans to add more routes to the network in order to expand its capacity to meet the growing demand in the Asia-Pacific region. In 2012, China Eastern served 73 million travelers and ranked among the world’s ...Read More

Tourism to Tibetan City Tops One Million Tourists06/24/2013

Between January and May 2013, more than 1.18 million tourists visited Lhasa City, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in the southwest region of China. Statistics from Lhasa’s tourism bureau showed that the number of visitors increased by 35.9 percent from the same time period last year, and tourism revenue reached 1.03 billion Chinese yuan (166.7 million U. ...Read More

Beauty of Yangtze River Brought to North America06/20/2013

A Chinese delegation seeking to boost tourism to China’s Yangtze River recently visited key cities in North America, including New York, Washington D.C. and Toronto. The theme, “Explore the Magical Yangtze,” highlighted some of the sites that can be explored on China’s Yangtze River, including the Three Gorges Dam, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway and other sometimes ...Read More

Hilton Opens New Hotel in Shijiazhuang, China06/20/2013

The Hilton Shijiazhuang recently opened, making it the first Hilton hotel in northern China. Shijiazhuang is the capital city of Hebei Province and is approximately 170 miles southwest of Beijing. Shijiazhuang is the economic, political, cultural and scientific center of the province, and the new Hilton property is located in the heart of downtown Shijiazhuang. This n ...Read More

Explore the Magical Yangtze River06/11/2013

When most North American travelers think of China, visions of the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors likely come to mind. But the third longest river in the world, the Yangtze River, is also a sight worth seeing while in Asia – and an ideal travel route. The Yangtze River originates in the mountains of Tibet, in the world’s highest plateau, and flows east, co ...Read More

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