Aggregated China Travel News

The Malay Mail Online
China plans railway to India, Nepal borders by 2020
The Malay Mail Online
A China railway viaduct bridge under construction in the Kumtag Desert, Gansu province July 11, 2014. — Reuters picBEIJING, July 24 — China plans to extend a railway line linking Tibet with the rest of the country to the borders of India, Nepal and Bhutan by …

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CHINESE TRAVELLERS TURNING AWAY FROM TRADITIONAL TOURSTourism ReviewIn the past, it has been common for groups of Chinese travellers to choose to travel together on specially structured, highly-organised tours via a tour group but it seems that more an…

Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan killing 47
Travel Weekly
The ATR-72 operated by Taiwan's TransAsia Airways was carrying 58 passengers and crew when it crashed on Penghu in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China, authorities said. The plane was arriving from the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan.

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The Nation. (blog)
China Bars Sex Worker Rights Activist From Traveling to International AIDS
The Nation. (blog)
With a billion consumers, China is a land where everything can be bought and sold, and sex is no exception. Alongside pirated movies and blue jeans, the exchange of carnal pleasures for money is a pillar of China's capitalist boom. But its workers toil …

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Rocky road ahead for MalaysiaiAfrica.comWith most of the passengers on MH370 Chinese, tourist arrivals from China — an increasingly important travel-industry market on which Malaysia has pinned much of its hopes for visitor growth — dropped in the af…

Taiwan lifts yellow travel alert for Guangdong
China Post
Following the CDC's move, the MAC lifted its yellow travel alert for Guangdong but retained it for Hunan and Zhejiang provinces. Reminding the public that the H7N9 virus is still circulating, the MAC advised travelers to China to pay attention to their health and …

Morning People Are Less Trustworthy in the AfternoonThe AtlanticChina has a huge demand for more airline routes and more business-air travel, but nearly all of its airspace is locked up by the military, which only grudgingly makes it available. China h…

Scores feared dead in Taiwan plane crash
Breaking Travel News
China's Xinhua news agency reports a Transasia Airways plane crashed when making an emergency landing earlier. The TransAsia Airways flight was reportedly trying to make an emergency landing in typhoon conditions. A further seven people were on …

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Deer Jet Medical Launches China's First Global Air Ambulance Membership
PR Newswire (press release)
SHENZHEN, China, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Whenever a medical emergency occurs, a Chinese traveling abroad only has to make one call to receive a medical evacuation and repatriation by a dedicated air ambulance jet safe and fast. This is no …

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Deer Jet Medical Launches China's First Global Air Ambulance Membership
Nassau News Live
SHENZHEN, China, July 23, 2014 /Nassau News Live/ — Whenever a medical emergency occurs, a Chinese traveling abroad only has to make one call to receive a medical evacuation and repatriation by a dedicated air ambulance jet safe and fast. This is …

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The Malay Mail Online
NiHao China brings home the bacon for City of Angels
The Malay Mail Online
That's the synopsis of a newly released report from Resonance, an international consultancy group based in Vancouver that advises cities and governments on development strategies. After examining major US cities from both business and tourism …

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Taiwan lifts travel alert for China's Guangdong Province
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, July 23 (CNA) Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) withdrew a yellow travel advisory for Guangdong Province in southern China Wednesday, after health authorities lowered an H7N9 epidemic alert for that area. In a statement, the council said …

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Thanh Nien Daily
Charter flights from China to Da Nang resume as sea tensions ebb
Thanh Nien Daily
After China illegally placed a drilling rig in Vietnamese waters on May 2, tensions between the two countries flared. Chinese travel firms suspended their charter flights to Da Nang on May 23, leading to a sharp decrease in room bookings for the beach town's …

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CNN
Traveling to China? Weeks of flight disruptions lie ahead
CNN
(CNN) — For the next three weeks at least, flying to and within China is going to be a stressful affair, for even the hardiest of travelers. Hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed Monday and China's civil aviation regulator warned that more flights in 12 …

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Traveling to China? Prepare for the worst
KSPR
Hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed Monday and China's civil aviation regulator warned that more flights in 12 airports will be affected over the coming three weeks. The worst affected airports so far have been Shanghai's two airports — Pudong and …

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