News Archive

China Unveils Law to Improve Tourism05/06/2013

After nearly 30 years in the works and several revisions throughout the past year, China’s top legislature has recently adopted a new law to address tourism issues, protect the interests of tourists to China and foster the industry’s growth sustainably. This first-ever tourism law details provisions on tourists’ rights to fair treatment and safety. It also set ...Read More

CNTO Message to U.S. Travelers05/03/2013

Regarding Bird Flu in China and the Sichuan Earthquake: 1. Since the occurrence of H7N9 bird flu in some parts of East China in March, the Chinese government has been working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO) in joint efforts to put the spread of the disease under control while, at the same time, keeping all related information transparent. So far, ...Read More

National Tourism Day Brings Discounts to Beijing04/30/2013

China’s National Tourism Day occurs on May 19, 2013 this year and, as such, many of the tourist sites throughout Beijing will be free or discounted on that day. Sites in Beijing that will be offering discounted entry rates – or free entry altogether – will include Songshan National Park, Guyaju (the ancient shelter sites on the cliff), Yunju Temple, Zhoukoudian, ...Read More

China’s First Crowne Plaza Opens in Xishuangbanna04/26/2013

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) recently opened the 520-room Crowne Plaza Resort Xishuangbanna in Yunnan Province, a southwestern province in China, near the border of Myanmar and Laos. The opening of this Xishuangbanna hotel marks the company’s first Crowne Plaza Resort in China. The Crowne Plaza Resort Xishuangbanna has a wide range of room types and suites f ...Read More

CNN Highlights Family-Friendly Activities in China04/24/2013

China is a place of history, natural wonders and exotic sights, but not all travelers may necessarily think of it first for family travel. But, as CNN described in its recent “China with children” article, there are many activities throughout China to keep kids awed and entertained. If simply standing atop the famous Great Wall is not enough to impress all the mem ...Read More

Hangzhou Tourism Road Show Visits New York04/22/2013

Hangzhou Tourism visited New York City last week as part of its U.S. Road Show. The event was held in Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan on April 18th and brought together more than 170 travel professionals and officials. New York City Council member Peter Koo, China National Tourist Office in New York Director Yaping Xue, and Chinese Deputy Consul General to New York, Do ...Read More

Believe It Or Not Museum Opens in Shanghai04/10/2013

A new Believe It or Not Museum featuring a wide array of oddities, items and scenes is scheduled to open to the public in Shanghai in late April 2013. The museum is just off the Shanghai Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, a pedestrian-only tunnel that connects the Bund and Lujiazui Financial Districts; visitors travel through the tunnel in an automated car and take in vibrant a ...Read More

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