China Eastern Adds Flights & Routes

Thursday, March 6, 2014

To meet the booming demand for travel between U.S. and China, China Eastern Airlines will increase their flight frequency on non-stop flights between New York (JFK) and Shanghai starting June 25 through August 18, 2014 to accommodate travel during the peak summer travel season. These flights will be in addition to the daily flights between […]

China Working to Fight Pollution

Monday, March 3, 2014

China is working to make progress in the fight against pollution and the results are starting to show that there is some improvement. China has made recent efforts to control its coal consumption and development and has implemented a goal to reduce its carbon emissions per unit of GDP by 2020. The Chinese government has […]

China at the New York Times Travel Show

Monday, March 3, 2014

The China National Tourist Office (CNTO) exhibited at the 2014 New York Times Travel Show, which was held February 28 through March 2 and featured more than 350 exhibitors, travel experts and more at the Javits Center. China was highlighted at the Asia Pavilion of the exhibit hall, with representatives from many tour operators including […]

China Southern Adds New Route & Planes

Friday, February 28, 2014

Starting August 6, 2014, China Southern Airlines will launch a new direct flight between Guangzhou and New York. The new service will operate four times a week, departing Guangzhou’s Baiyun International Airport (CAN) every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 0140, and arriving at New York (JFK) at 0545. The return service will leave New […]

Beijing Planning Tax Refunds for Tourists

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Beijing Tourism Development Commission recently announced that it is working on a plan for tourists to claim tax refunds on shopping in Beijing. Details of the plan are still being determined, but the commission hopes the policy helps bolster spending in the destination. In addition to tax refunds, authorities are also working to make […]

IT&CM China Comes to Shanghai April 15-17, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings (IT&CM) annual event will take place in Shanghai this April, providing a platform for international and Chinese MICE exhibitors and buyers to meet in one dynamic marketplace. Attendees to the 3-day event can participate in structured business appointments, seminars, networking events, tours, and exhibition. For more information on this […]

American Airlines to Start Dallas to Shanghai Service

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Beginning June 11, 2014, American Airlines will launch a new nonstop service between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Shanghai (PVG), a first for any U.S. carrier. This nonstop route will complement American’s existing service from Los Angeles (LAX) and Chicago (ORD) to Shanghai. While the flight route starts in June, booking is available as of this […]

China Eastern Air to Promote Shanghai Disney

Monday, February 17, 2014

China Eastern Airlines and Disney Destinations International will be working together to promote Disney properties worldwide, including the Shanghai Disney Resort that is currently under construction in China. The partnership will include new packages to Disney Destinations and other brand promotions. Passengers on China Eastern will also be able to book flights and other Disney […]

China Investing in Tourism Potential of Northwestern Desert

Monday, February 17, 2014

The northwest deserts of China will be the focus of a new initiative aiming to develop the region as an international tourism destination. A five-year plan has been put in place for at least 2 billion yuan (329.8 million U.S. dollars) of investment in Shapotou, a vast desert area in Zhongwei City of Ningxia Hui […]

Xisha Islands an Ecotourism Paradise

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Xisha Islands are a cluster of islets, sandbanks and reefs located in the Hainan Province off the coast of China boasting an incredible ecosystem and tropical setting. There is limited development on the islands currently, with Sansha City on Yongxing, one of the Xisha islands, being the most established. The Chinese government will begin […]

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