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Hilton Opens First Hotel in Yunnan, China06/01/2015

Hilton Yuxi Fuxian Lake opened this week, bringing a Hilton brand hotel to southwest China’s picturesque Yunnan Province for the first time. The hotel sits on the northeast coast of Fuxian Lake, and only 55 miles from Kunming’s Changshui International Airport. Yunnan is a growing area for tourism and manufacturing, and the lake area is ideal for outdoor activities ...Read More

USA Today Features Beijing’s “Vibrant Food Scene”06/01/2015

A recent article from USA Today’s travel section highlights Beijing’s thriving food scene, which they assert has become “visibly more vibrant in the last few years” – in part, they say, due to the shift from formal fine dining to “genuine culinary experiences,” authentic eateries with a focus on the food, and even restaurants located in historic building ...Read More

Renovated Sichuan Art Museum Opens to Public06/01/2015

The Sichuan Art Museum, located in Chengdu, China, re-opened to the public last week after an extensive five-year renovation. The museum covers more than 200,000 square feet and is the largest professional art gallery in southwest China. A new exhibition of Sichuan art kicked off at the inauguration ceremony and will run through June 13. The museum also features works ...Read More

Palace Museum to Limit Daily Visitors to 80,00005/22/2015

In an effort to reduce overcrowding and improve guest experiences, Beijing’s Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, will limit the number of visitors to 80,000 per day starting June 13 this year. That date also marks China’s 10th Cultural Heritage Day. Visitors to the Palace Museum can buy tickets online ahead of time. The Palace Museum is so popular t ...Read More

World’s Longest &Highest Glass-bottom Bridge Opening in Zhangjiajie05/22/2015

This July, the world’s longest and highest glass-bottom bridge will debut in China, above the breathtaking scenery of Wulingyuan area. Located in Zhangjiajie, China – which was the inspiration for James Cameron’s movie Avatar – the bridge is nearly 1,000 feet above the ground, providing stunning panoramic views for those thrill-seekers willing to cross the bri ...Read More

Disney’s Shanghai Store Opens as First Store in China and Largest in the World05/22/2015

The largest Disney store in the world opened to the public this week in Shanghai. The 53,000-square-foot store is located in the heart of Shanghai’s financial district; it is the first Disney store in China, and one of the 340+ that company runs worldwide. The store has a 19-feet-high castle (a replica of the Magic Kingdom) at its center, which serves as the base fo ...Read More

New Flight from Los Angeles to China’s Chengdu05/22/2015

China Eastern Airlines announced it will be launching a new direct route between Los Angeles and Chengdu in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The new route will open on June 30, with three round-trip flights per week. United Airlines currently offers non-stop service between Chengdu and San Francisco, but this route is the first for southern California. [captio ...Read More

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