Aggregated China Travel News

Travel Weekly (blog)
Switzerland `top destination for expats'
Travel Weekly (blog)
Switzerland is the world's favourite destination among expats, followed by Singapore and China, a poll on quality of life for bank HSBC has found. "Many Switzerland-based expats mentioned the better work-life balance, availability of outdoor activities and the …

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BBC News
Philippines feels force of China travel warning
BBC News
The beaches and restaurants of Boracay Island are usually bustling with tourists from around the world. But this year, they are quieter than usual. A travel advisory issued by Beijing has caused a sharp fall in arrivals from China. "We are worried and we are …

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Chinatopix
Hong Kong Singer GEM will sing in space
Chinatopix
Confirmed to travel to space in 2015, G.E.M. will also be the first Chinese singer to travel to space. "Now I feel so nervous. I will just stay in space for 8 minutes this time. There will be not a large volume of training," G.E.M. revealed in an interview. After finishing …

Sandigan allows Mike to travel
Manila Standard Today
THE Sandiganbayan on Tuesday had allowed former first gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo to leave the country next week to travel to Japan and Hong Kong, China. The anti-graft court's Fifth Division composed of Associate Justices Roland Jurado, …

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Priceline once again ups its investment in Chinese travel site Ctrip
Tech in Asia
Priceline and Ctrip, sitting in a tree, I-N-V-E-S-T-I-N-G. That's the sort of rhyme primary school kids would be chanting right now if primary school kids liked reading SEC filings, because Priceline's October amendment of its Schedule 13D form revealed …

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Design & Trend
Take A Look At China Airlines' Lounge In The Sky
Design & Trend
Travel with Taiwan's China Airlines' new Boeing 777-300ER and you'll feel like you stepped into a hip hotel bar. The airline recently unveiled its new airplane, and the interior will give you the feeling that you are in a swanky lounge. Even the plane's economy …

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Travel Daily AsiaPan Pacific opens doors in Tianjin…
Travel Daily Media
Pan Pacific Tianjin in China joins four other “Pan Pacific” hotels and serviced suites in Xiamen, Suzhou and Ningbo. Part of mixed-use development, The Esplanade, Pan Pacific Tianjin offers 289 guestrooms with either a city or river view, and 30 serviced …

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Travel Daily AsiaChina Eastern to fly to Auckland…
Travel Daily Media
Commencing on 9 December, China Eastern Airlines will launch four weekly flights to Auckland from Shanghai. China Eastern A330-300. China Eastern will become the second Chinese carrier to fly to Auckland, following Guangzhou-based China Southern …

Web In TravelThe Wrap: Air passengers to top 7 billion in 20 years, IATA forecastsWeb In TravelThe number represents a 4.1% average annual growth in demand for air connectivity, which will result in more than a doubling of the 3.3 billion passengers ex…

China records 0.8% increase in tourist arrivals from India during Jan-Aug this year
TravelBizMonitor
To promote China as a prominent tourist destination and strengthen the bilateral tourism exchange and cooperation with India, the China National Tourist Office (CNTO) organised a roadshow '2014-Year of Smart Travel' in Kolkata and New Delhi and the …

ChinatopixPlanned High-Speed Rail Line Linking Moscow and Beijing to Cut Travel Time …ChinatopixChina and Russia want to reduce the travel time between Beijing and Moscow by four days with the construction of the planned $230 billion high-speed rail …

Talking Travel: What Foreign Travel Companies Don't Get About China
The Beijinger (blog)
Two travel industry events I attended about ten years apart highlighted what foreign travel operators don't understand about the market. In both cases, the operators in question — who shall remain nameless — went on to great success with Chinese travelers, …

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3News NZ
Chinese TV show a victory for NZ tourism
3News NZ
That's how many people in China tuned in to watch a reality show where five celebrity dads and their kids travel around New Zealand. The land of the long white cloud was selected as the show's only destination outside of Asia in the second season of Dad, …

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Travel Weekly
Top picks for travel in 2015
Travel Weekly
As part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's permanent collection of Chinese Decorative Arts, this zodiac is usually on display in Gallery 222, and ranks as the Top Sheepish Travel Encounters for the Chinese Year of the Sheep. Loved up and looking to …

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International visitor arrivals top 2.8 million visitors
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“Overall, as a result of the China Travel Law we are seeing a positive shift towards higher quality travellers,” says Kevin. During the January to August 2014 period there has been a 3.5 per cent decrease in Chinese shopping tour arrivals and a 61.3 per cent …

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