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Deutsche Welle
New Year in China
Deutsche Welle
The lion dance is a traditional feature of the first day of the new year in many Chinese towns and cities. The custom, intended to bring good luck, is also celebrated everywhere from Seattle and New York to Dusseldorf. New year's celebrations in China

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More travel by train on Spring Festival eveXinhuaBEIJING, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) — More people chose to go home or for travel by train on the eve of Spring Festival than last year, the China Railway Corporation (CRC) said on Monday. Passengers made 4.679 mil…

Telegraph.co.ukChina backlash over performing monkeys in zoosTelegraph.co.ukChina backlash over performing monkeys in zoos A monkey in a balldress at the monkey school in at a zoo in Dongying, Shandong Photo: AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAOWANG ZHAO. Staff in se…


Mirror.co.uk
Chinese New Year: The best travel deals to visit Asia in 2016 as we ring in the year of the Monkey
Mirror.co.uk
If you're in the spirit and are planning a trip to one of the cultural capitals of the world in 2016 – we've found some some amazing deals on flights, tour packages, and holidays to Asia – including Cambodia, Thailand and China. You can check out

6 million Chinese tourists celebrate CNY by traveling abroad to buy stuffShanghaiistChinese New Year celebrations are now underway, but at least 6 million mainlanders are choosing to celebrate it in their own special way, outside of China, with numerou…


Breaking Travel News
Hainan boosts capacity on Manchester-Beijing route
Breaking Travel News
It is a very happy Chinese New Year for the UK's third largest airport, as Hainan Airlines has increased capacity on its Manchester-Beijing route, before it has even launched. Starting on June 10th 2016, Hainan Airlines will fly four times a week to

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Travel Weekly
Chinese New Year, Strip-style
Travel Weekly
The relationship between Las Vegas and China is always visible on the Strip, if you know where to look. It's evident in restaurant menus and entertainment bookings, in the brands at high-end shopping areas and the omission of unlucky number 14 in some …

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New year, new travel: Chinese choosing tourism over tradition
Myanmar Times
While hundreds of millions of his Chinese compatriots pack into planes, trains, and automobiles to return to their ancestral homes for the Lunar New Year celebration, Zhang Hao, 30, is getting as far away as he can. New York's Empire State building is

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iAfrica.comFive travel tips for China in 2016iAfrica.comCathay Pacific, the airline that connects Asia to the world, is celebrating the dawn of the Chinese Year of the Monkey, which starts on 8 February 2016. The Monkey is considered by the Chinese Zod…

A Billion On The Move: China's New Year Rush
malaysiandigest.com
(Photo: AFP)BEIJING: China's authorities have estimated that a staggering 2.9 billion trips will be made during the ongoing 40-day Spring Festival travel rush, which ends on Mar 3. That is an increase of 3.6 per cent, or 100 million passengers

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Car-hiring apps in China go the distance, help ease Chinese New Year travel chaosThe Straits TimesThe biggest annual human migration on earth is receiving some help from technology this year, with Chinese car-hiring apps launching new functions that al…

The Straits TimesMore in China going overseas during CNYThe Straits TimesWith better flight connectivity, more relaxed visa regulations and the importance of traditional festivals on the wane, Chinese tourists are expected to travel overseas in record …

China TV show promotes Saipan marathon, NMI culture
Marianas Variety
Under the theme “family vacation,” the show also follows a 9-year-old girl from China and her mother as they learn about traditions and culture from a local family and other children. “They had fun learning Chamorro and Chinese languages, making

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Holiday travelers warned of measles outbreaks: officialsChina Post… travel over the holiday period, especially if traveling to countries where the disease is prevalent, which accounted for 60 percent of the 60,000 measles cases reported last year wor…

Bend BulletinU.S. cruise lines look for growth in China?s watersBend BulletinFor the past few years, travel by air from China to the U.S. has surged, with Chinese travelers flocking to Disneyland, San Francisco and New York. Cruising is now on track to…