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Banyan Tree reaches to China

Angsana Spa is soon ready to open in Hong Qiao, followed by the launch in Sanya late this year.TheBanyan Tree Lijiang Spa Academy is a custom-built compound in Lijiang, Yunnan, where…

New ‘China Chic’ BizSuite

To celebrate the launch, they are offering an introductory package when staying for two nights or more.The BizSuite is part of the Eaton's US$18m makeover that will see the upgrade of…

Hyatt’s new Shanghai hotel

Hyatt on the Bund, part of the Grand Hyatt portfolio, will open at the northern end of the legendary Bund. To maximise its prime location on the western banks of the Huangpu River, the…

Chinese flood Thailand

From June to September, a Green Travel promotion will target Chinese tourists, and special trips are being arranged for seniors.

CNTA takes poll

A tourism resource protection and consulting team will also be formed to provide consultations, suggestions and comments on tourism development.

China frees travel

Foreign-funded travel agencies can now set up subsidiaries in China without restrictions. Requirements on the registered capital of foreign-funded travel agencies will also be eased.

Chinese keep moving

The number is 14.5% higher than the same period in 2006, though the market has been expanding at an annual rate of 22.7%. 2006 saw 34.52 million outbound tourists.

China flies above India

These figures towerover India's26 million domestic and 24 million international passengers in 2006, thoughthey have recently been expanding at a sizzling rate of 30% per year.Credit for…

China Tourism Booms

Chinais said to be struggling as it hosted 124 million tourists in 2006 which earnedthem $33.5 billion according to the China National Tourist Office.  'It predicts that by 2015 it is set…

Beijing: Room Crisis

Big, international organizations have been reported to have booked out most of the signed Olympic hotels, making it difficult for ordinary visitors to get a hotel booking at any of these…

Cash in on China

The event aims to assist businesses in profiting on what is forecasted to be the largest source market and top tourist destination by 2020.

Wynn steps back

The company said its decision to scale back its expansion plans is based on newly enforced visa requirements from Guangdong province, Beijing and Shanghai. Additional casino supply with the…

China goes chic

Though Accor will manage the property, the Pudi will maintain its own brand. The eight-storey, 52-room hotel aims to cater to very exclusive clientele.

Price hikes for Beijing Games

According to Yao Yuecan, president of the China International Travel Service, 'Booking these services in advance will create a lot of risk for the travel agencies.'

Westin opens in Guangzhou

The Westin Guangzhou, which is part of a multi-purpose development of two towers, is located in the city's central business district and just steps away from Guangzhou East railway station,…

New Shangri-La

SHANGRI-LAHotels and Resorts has celebrated the opening of its 594-room Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu, China.The 36 storey hotel overlooks the Jinjiang river and boasts the largest spa…

Marriott’s Shanghai focus

The 330-room JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou and the 330-room Courtyard by Marriott Hangzhou City Centre will become part of Marriott's portfolio under a management agreement with Hangzhou Wulin…

New Mandarin Oriental for Beijing

MANDARINOriental Hotels has announced it will manage a new luxury 241-room hotel in the headquarters of China Central Television in central Beijing.The newbuild is expected to open…

Earn points with IHG

Members of the IHG guest loyalty program who use the credit card can gain Priority Club Reward points for everyday purchases and double points for money spent in IHG hotels worldwide.…
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