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China’s President Xi and First Lady Peng Visit U.S. on Official State Tour09/29/2015

President Xi of China completed his first state visit to the United States this week, a whirlwind seven-day tour that started in Seattle, then headed to Washington, D.C. for meetings with President Obama and a formal state dinner, followed by a trip to New York where Xi gave a speech at the biggest gathering of world leaders at the United Nations. From the tour and su ...Read More

Air China Launching Newark-Beijing Service Oct. 2609/29/2015

A new route on Air China from the New York area to Beijing will make getting to China easier for travelers from North America, especially from the tri-state area. Air China’s new four times weekly nonstop service between Beijing and Newark Liberty International Airport will launch on October 26, 2015. The PEK-EWR route will be operated on Air China’s new-generatio ...Read More

Henan Tourism Kicks off Promotional Campaign in New York City09/29/2015

Henan, China, is home to Shaolin kung fu, the iconic Shaolin Temple, tai chi, the Longmen Grottoes, and a myriad of incredible natural and historic offerings. This stunning Chinese destination recently kicked off a new campaign to bring a piece of its beauty to New York City, starting with a series of videos on the seven-story, 120-foot-tall Nasdaq screen in Times Squ ...Read More

Wyndham Celebrates Opening of 1,000th Hotel in China09/29/2015

The Wyndham Hotel Group hit a major milestone this month as it became the first global hospitality company to open 1,000 hotels in Greater China. The latest three hotels – the Wyndham Urumqi North, the Wyndham Qingdao, and the Ramada Plaza Changsha South – tipped the group into the quadruple digits for Chinese properties and solidified the hotel operator’s commi ...Read More

President Xi Declares 2016 “China-U.S. Tourism Year”09/24/2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Washington State this week and gave a speech in Seattle announcing the launch of a “Chinese-U.S. Tourism Year” for 2016. Li Jinzao, chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) vowed to work with leaders in both countries to make the year of tourism a success. Tourism between the two countries continues to grow, ...Read More

New Unprecedented Access at Forbidden City & Ongoing Improvements09/24/2015

Exciting news: almost all portions of the Beijing’s Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, will be opened to the public after decades of many sections being off limits for visitation. Starting in 2020, 80% of the popular site will be open (up from the current 65%), with a goal of 85% in the long-term. This is a major change from the previous 30% accessibil ...Read More

Silk Road Themed Subway Train Launches in Xi’an09/24/2015

China’s historic Silk Road route continues to be a focus this year and a subway train in Xi’an is a moving display of just that. The train’s six cars are painted both inside and outside with depictions and information on the Silk Road as part of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative.  The train’s exterior depicts the desert and camels, the major mode of tra ...Read More

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