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Air China’s Website Revamped12/15/2014

Air China launched their newly revamped website this month, which offers visitors to the site a more user-friendly experience. The new site is available to visitors from a range of countries around the world and in several languages. It allows users to purchase tickets online, generate a custom itinerary, learn about baggage policies and visa application, and even res ...Read More

Archaeology Museum to be Built in Xi’an12/15/2014

Xi’an is the capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province and home to the world-famous Terra Cotta Warriors, and will now also be the site of China’s first archaeology museum. The Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology recently announced plans for the museum, with a total investment of more than 50 million USD. Over the past 50 years, the institute has col ...Read More

Li Jinzao Appointed Chairman of CNTA12/09/2014

The China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) recently appointed Mr. Li Jinzao the new Chairman of CNTA. Mr. Shao Qiwei, the outgoing Chairman extended a warm welcome to Li, noting his successor’s extensive experience in local and central government and his reputation for open-mindedness, pragmatism, knowledge, and profound understanding of tourism. Shao also exp ...Read More

Beijing, China Featured in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade12/05/2014

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which takes place each year in New York City on Thanksgiving morning, featured for the first time in its 88-year history a float focused on Beijing, China. The parade’s 3.5 million parade-goers and more than 50 million television viewers witnessed the “Beauty of Beijing” float, which featured red and gold (significant colors ...Read More

Shanghai, China Ranks in Top 20 Cities for Tourists12/05/2014

Shanghai, one of China’s most iconic cities, ranked #16 in the world for international visitors this year. In a recent article from Conde Nast Traveler entitled “Top 20 Cities for Tourists,” Shanghai was cited for its affordability compared to other cities on the list, its popularity with business travelers, and its “buzzy art scene.” The top 20 rankings are ...Read More

Hello Kitty Theme Park Debuts in China12/05/2014

A new theme park celebrating everything Hello Kitty is slated to open to the public on New Year’s Day 2015. Located in the Zhejiang Province of China, approximately three hours by car from Shanghai, the new “Hello Kitty Park” will be the largest Hello Kitty theme park in Asia. The park features six zones, each of which is “hosted” by an iconic Hello Kitty ch ...Read More

Yanqi Lake Serves as Host to APEC Summit & Now Open for Tourists11/26/2014

The 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit took place at Yanqi Lake last week, with both the lake area and its new hotel properties opening to much acclaim. The surrounding venues, including the Yanqi Lake International Convention Center, and the Sunrise Kempinski Hotel – which CNN recently posited as “the most incredible hotel to open this year” ...Read More

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