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Free Wi-Fi & Smart Technology in China

The China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) dubbed 2014 the “Year of Smart Travel” and China is following suit with new initiatives using technology to make visiting China even more navigable and enjoyable. One example is in the Heibei province of China, where travelers will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi coverage. Tourist attractions in the area will be Wi-Fi hotspots and online reservations, e-tickets and other digital interactions will be available and encouraged. In the Anhui Province, seven pilot scenic spots will also be offering full WiFi coverage at attractions such as the Intangible Cultural Heritage Park, Binhu Wetland Forest Park and even Ziwei Cave. These spots will roll out tourism tips and voice navigation for cell phones and other places such as Sanhe Ancient Town are working on the development of QR codes, apps and more. Stay tuned for more “smart technology” to be unveiled in China to make travel throughout the destination even easier.

Sanhe Ancient Town - Anhui Province

Sanhe Ancient Town – Anhui Province

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