Aggregated China Travel News
Cruise Operator Wants You on a Slow Boat From China
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
SHANGHAI—A Shanghai shipyard will build the first oceangoing cruise ships ever constructed in China, as the global cruise industry chases surging Chinese demand for foreign travel. Wednesday's deal calls for China State Shipbuilding Corp. to build two …

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HTC VIVE Partners with China National Tourism Administration to Broadly Enable VR Sale to the Travel Industry
Broadway World
"As the world's largest travel market, China will now become the world's first market to systematically apply VR technology to its tourism industry," says Hongye Xin, Deputy Director of the Information Center, CNTA. "In the next couple of years, we

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The Boston Globe
UK was biggest source of tourists to Boston. Now it's China.
The Boston Globe
The effort to boost Chinese tourism in Boston comes amid concerns that the Trump administration's travel ban for certain countries' residents, currently on hold by the courts, has sent a message that the United States is not a welcoming place for

Breitbart NewsChina Mulls Bill Demanding Submarines Travel on Surface in South China SeaBreitbart NewsChina is considering modifications to its maritime law that would require foreign vessels to identify themselves to Beijing and would require submarin…

China to overtake US as top business travel market: report
ecns
China is expected to overtake the United States and become the world's biggest business travel market in 2017, the country's leading online travel agency said Wednesday. Spending on business travel in China hit 290 billion U.S. dollars last year and

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Record train trips made during Spring Festival travel rush
ecns
China's transport system is often put to the test during the annual travel rush around the Spring Festival. The period is called "chunyun," which literally means "Spring Festival transport." During Spring Festival, which fell on Jan. 28 this year

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Yonhap News
China's leading travel agency adds Busan to list of world's 10 largest tourist spots
Yonhap News
BUSAN, Feb. 23 (Yonhap) — South Korea's largest port city of Busan has been included on the list of the world's 10 most popular travel destinations for people traveling individually, selected by a leading provider of travel services in China, a

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Chinese happy to "hitch" over Spring Festival travel rush
Global Times
Ride sharing proved popular during the Spring Festival travel rush as more Chinese shared their empty car seats to reduce costs and pollution. About 8.5 million people used the "hitch a lift" option (Didi-H) on ride-sharing app Didi Chuxing during the

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TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific
First ITB China fully booked up
TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific
The growth potential of countries from the Middle East and the Americas is also well reflected at ITB China. Major exhibitors from the Middle East region will be represented at China's new travel trade fair, including Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture

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Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)IT&CM China 2017 unveils networking line-upTravel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)Enjoy local and international performances, and rub shoulders with the movers and shakers of …

China pursues budget travel in faraway lands
Eye For Travel
First it was China's major corporates – from all industries – that scooped up high-end global travel brands and assets. Now, as a burst of announcements has revealed, it is the turn of China's budget-hotel chains to follow the country's rush to holiday


gbtimes
Tracking Spring Festival: 357 million travel by train during Chinese New Year
gbtimes
China's rail service set a new record during this year's Spring Festival rush, as 357 million passengers travelled by rail in what was a 10 percent year-on-year rise. High-speed trains meanwhile transported 180 million passengers during the same period

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CRIENGLISH.com
SA offers the best tourist experience: Chinese tourist
CRIENGLISH.com
China is a forerunner as one of the leading contributors to South Africa's tourism industry by virtue of the increasing Chinese travellers coming into the country. Chinese tourists who travel in Africa usually have international travel experience and

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China to overtake US as top business travel market: report
Xinhua
BEIJING, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) — China is expected to overtake the United States and become the world's biggest business travel market in 2017, the country's leading online travel agency said Wednesday. Spending on business travel in China hit 290 billion

Record train trips made during Spring Festival travel rush
China.org.cn
Trips made via bullet trains rose by 23.5 percent to reach 180 million, making it the first choice of railway passengers for the first time, CRC data showed. China's transport system is often put to the test during the annual travel rush around the

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