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Beijing Makes History as it Wins Election to Host 2022 Winter Olympics08/11/2015

China’s capital city was selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, making it the first city in the more than 120 years of Olympic history to be awarded both the winter and summer games. Beijing triumphantly hosted the summer games in 2008, making history with its breathtaking opening ceremonies and stunning venues including the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. Th ...Read More

Wyndham Bringing Eight New Ramada Hotels to China08/11/2015

The Wyndham Hotel Group announced this month that it will open eight new Ramada properties throughout China, increasing the brand’s portfolio in China by more than 10 percent. The Ramada Nanjing, a 156-room upscale business hotel, will be the first to open this year, with the Ramada Plaza Chibi opening in Hubei later this year, and six additional properties schedule ...Read More

Marriott Opens First Hotel in Zhuzhou in China’s Hunan Province08/11/2015

The Zhuzhou Marriott Hotel debuted as the company’s 80th Marriott International hotel across six brands in China and the first in Zhuzhou in China’s Hunan province. The hotel offers 311 guest rooms and suites, four food and beverage outlets, fitness center with indoor pool, 16,000-square-feet of function spaces and more; it is located within the Zhuzhou Hi-Tech Pa ...Read More

New Airport for Xinjiang Region, Making Silk Road More Accessible08/11/2015

China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is a part of the famous historic Silk Road and is a focus of the Chinese government for its potential for tourism visitation. Now getting to Xinjiang’s outstanding scenic spots and many cultural heritage sites will be made easier, thanks to a new airport opening this month. Koktokay Airport is located in Fuyun (within Xin ...Read More

Harbin Offers 72-Hour Visa-Free Entry08/11/2015

As of this month, the northeastern city of Harbin will officially join 14 other cities throughout China that allow transit passengers 72-hour visa-free entry. Passengers arriving via Harbin’s Taiping International Airport (on their way to a third country or region) can explore Harbin for up to 72 hours without a Chinese visa. Harbin is best known for its famous Ice ...Read More

Global Business Travel Market Booming, with China at the Lead08/11/2015

The Global Business Travel Association released its Annual Global Report & Forecast recently, which projected worldwide business travel to be up 6.5% from last year and China projected to see an even bigger jump than any other country over the next five years – more than 60% by 2020. The Report surveyed business in 75 countries across 48 industries and found tha ...Read More

Alexander+Roberts Introduces New “China by High-Speed Rail” Itinerary08/09/2015

China’s high-speed rail network continues to expand across the country, connecting travelers to more sights throughout China, with better travel times and more comfortable amenities. A new itinerary from prominent American tour operator Alexander+Roberts (formerly General Tours) highlights this route, taking travelers on an 11-day trip through China in Executive Cla ...Read More

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