Aggregated China Travel News

More Chinese Travellers Booking Hotels OnlineASIATravelTips.comThe latest Hotels.com Chinese International Travel Monitor (CITM) reveals just how much technology has become a powerful element in the decision-making mix of this critical sector, followin…

Anti-China Riots After Dispute Threaten Major Income Source for Vietnam
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DA NANG, Vietnam — The year began well for Mai Thanh Trung, newly employed at a travel company here that caters to Chinese tour groups. Trung said he regularly greeted charter flights from the Chinese mainland and pocketed an average monthly …

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THE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription)Q1 tourist arrivals stay flat on low China volumesTHE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription)According to a report released yesterday by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), tourist arrivals from China dropped 14 per cent due to th…

Pro-Tibetan bill by Rep. Jim McGovern would bar certain Chinese officials from
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NORTHAMPTON — U.S. Rep. James McGovern has introduced a bill to pressure Chinese authorities to relax travel restrictions to Tibetan areas of China. The Congressman announced the introduction of H.R. 4851, the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act, before …

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Travel Daily AsiaChinese firms place windfall order with Embraer…
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Tianjin Airlines, a subsidiary of the HNA Group, has signed a US$2.1 billion deal for 20 E-Jets and 20 E-Jets E2, becoming the first Chinese airline to order the E-Jets E2 model. The first current generation E-Jet will be delivered in 2015, and the first E-Jet E2 is …

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Malaysian pull for Chinese tourists
The Star Online
By then, Tourism Malaysia's promotional efforts had been shifted to second- and third-tier cities in China. Among the positive outcomes of the effort was the agreement for Hubei Wanda New Airlines Travel Services to offer thrice-weekly Wuhan-Kuala Lumpur …

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Deadly typhoon Rammasun hits southern ChinaTravel Weekly UKAir, rail and road traffic was suspended in southern China as the biggest typhoon to hit the region in 40 years killed at least 17 people. Typhoon Rammasun killed at least eight people on the h…

Slowing Chinese tourist growth fails to derail record New Zealand visitor numbers
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
The government's Tourism New Zealand agency said the 8-percent annual rise in the number of Chinese visitors showed growth had slowed due to the introduction in October last year of the China Travel Law, which required travel sellers in China to offer …

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Slowing Chinese tourist growth fails to derail record NZ visitor numbersecnsTourists from China and Japan have driven the number of overseas visitors to New Zealand last month to a record high, the government statistics agency announced Monday. Visitor…

Va. gov to travel to China, UK on trade mission
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is leaving on his first international trade mission. McAuliffe leaves Wednesday for a week-long trip to China and the United Kingdom where he will try and drum up businesses for Virginia. Spokesman …

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Slowing Chinese tourist growth fails to derail record New Zealand visitor numbers
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The government's Tourism New Zealand agency said the 8-percent annual rise in the number of Chinese visitors showed growth had slowed due to the introduction in October last year of the China Travel Law, which required travel sellers in China to offer …

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A solid year of international arrivals for New Zealand
TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific
Looking at the monthly arrivals on the same month last year; good growth was seen across Asia, with China up 7.8 per cent, Singapore up 11.9 per cent and Malaysia up 32.5 per cent. Japan, up 42.1 per cent, built on last month's growth as a result of the …

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TravelDailyNews Asia-PacificAir China introduces prepaid excess baggage fee service on flights to North …TravelDailyNews Asia-PacificThe Chinese carrier with the most extensive international route network, Air China is very committed to continuously …

'Bitter maritime dispute' Chinese tourists abandon Vietnam
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After a dispute over the uninhabited shoal, Beijing warned its citizens about travel safety in the Philippines, prompting mass cancellations. Chinese tourist arrivals to Vietnam were down 29.5 percent in June from the previous month, according to official figures …

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Chinese tourists abandon Vietnam in droves over bitter maritime rowSouth China Morning Post (subscription)After a dispute over the uninhabited shoal, which China calls Huangyan Island, Beijing warned its citizens about travel safety in the Philippines,…