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Palace Museum to Offer Half-Price Tickets & Other New Amenities

08/22/2014

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City, is ramping up its offerings this Fall. Starting next month and going for a trial period from September 12-14, visitors can purchase half-priced tickets to the Palace after 2pm. The discounted tickets will be just 30 yuan ($4.90). In addition, on the first Wednesday of each month from November 2014 through April 2015, teachers, college students, doctors, volunteers, police and military personnel will be able to visit free with an appointment. And in further efforts to make visitors’ experiences at the Palace Museum even more comfortable, hundreds of new seating options and improved bilingual signage and navigation marks will be added throughout the grounds. The Palace Museum is working to upgrade the facilities and amenities to improve the visitor experience, as well as in preparation for the former imperial palace’s 600th anniversary in 2020.

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Ancient Rock Carvings Discovered in Dazu, Chongqing

08/22/2014

China is well-known for its incredible historic relics from centuries ago, but it seems that more ancient artifacts are still being discovered. Researchers are studying tombs in Dazu district, Chongqing province that were recently discovered and dating back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279).Two groups of tombs were discovered, each with exquisite rock carvings inside, as ...Read More

Guizhou Ups Tourism Offerings with Better Technology & Transportation

08/22/2014

Located in southwest China, Guizhou province is home to the stunning Huangguoshu Waterfall and Fanjing Mountain, as well as other awe-inspiring natural and cultural offerings. However, it is still a lesser visited area of China. With the goal of bringing more visitors to their region, the Guizhou tourism administration is launching smart technology systems to help the ...Read More

Ritz Carlton to Open World’s Largest Public Golf Complex in China

08/22/2014

The Ritz-Carlton, Mission Hills is slated to open on the tropical island of Hainan in China in late 2015. Adding to the luxury hotel brand’s growing portfolio of high-end hotels and resorts in China, the new property will be The Ritz-Carlton’s first golf resort in China. The 201 room resort will include 21 private villas, and its Haikou Missions Hills Golf Club wi ...Read More

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