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Great Wall in Need of Additional Protection and Visitor Education07/02/2015

The Great Wall of China is one of man’s most ambitious innovations, standing the test of time since its creation thousands of years ago. But it seems both man and nature are a threat to the wall, for which preservation is a massive task. While some sections, especially those near major cities such as Beijing, have undergone improvements to protect their structures, ...Read More

Taiwan Residents No Longer Need Visa-like Permit to Enter Mainland07/02/2015

Mainland China has removed entry permit requirements for Taiwanese residents, deepening the connection between the two sides and boosting cross-Straits exchanges. Now residents of Taiwan can enter mainland with a three-month pass (called “Taibaozheng”) that will make getting into Mainland easier. The simplified entry procedure will do away with the 100-yuan visa-l ...Read More

Hilton Garden Inn Opens in North China07/02/2015

The Hilton Garden Inn Dandong opened this week, debuting the brand’s third property in China and the first internationally branded hotel in Dandong. Hilton Garden Inn Dandong features 202 guest rooms, all within walking distance of the scenic Yalu River, which is located in northern China’s Liaoning Province. The hotel sits in the heart of Dandong’s original cit ...Read More

USA Today Names China to “Hottest Destinations for Summer 2015” List06/26/2015

USA Today and SmarterTravel.com have released a list of their “10 hottest destinations for summer 2015” and China has made the cut. Just in time for summer vacation, the article touts one-in-a-lifetime activities and destinations, at “surprisingly affordable prices.” The author notes the new airfare routes to China from Delta, Air China, Hainan Airlines and Ch ...Read More

Massive Permanent China Exhibition Opens at Chicago’s Field Museum06/26/2015

The famous Field Museum in Chicago debuted the 9,000-square-foot Cyrus Tang Hall of China this week, the Field’s first new permanent exhibition in four years. The immense exhibit brings cutting-edge technology together with ancient Chinese relics to present a comprehensive and elegant representation of China. The collection of ceramics, textiles, bronzes, sculptures ...Read More

Tianjin Joins 14 Chinese Cities in Offering 72-hour Transit Visa Policy06/26/2015

As of this month, Tianjin is the latest Chinese city to allow transit passengers 72-hour transit visa-free visitation. This port city in northeastern China, which is home to a blend of ancient and modern, Chinese and Western styles, will be the 15th city to welcome travelers from the U.S., Canada and 49 other countries to visit for up to 72 hours without a visa. Visit ...Read More

New Hotels Continue to Debut throughout China06/26/2015

Now is an exciting time to visit China, and the new hotels cropping up throughout the country offer visitors even more options for their stay while in the destination. Two new properties opening this month are the Element hotel in Suzhou and the Six Senses resort at the Qing Cheng Mountains. Starwood Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of its first Element b ...Read More

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