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  • China supplies the largest number of tourists to Boston

    Published on : Wednesday, March 8, 2017

    A year before, Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping declared 2016 as the year of American-Chinese tourism. That goal appears to have come to realization, at least here in Boston. The Boston Globe reported a record 230,000 Chinese tourists …

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  • China hotel fire traps several people

    Published on : Saturday, February 25, 2017

    A hotel in China had caught fire that is located in the province of Jiangxi on Saturday, as reported by the firefighters. The fire had started on the second floor of the HNA Platinum Mix Hotel.   The firefighters also …

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  • China overtakes UK as biggest source of foreign tourists to Boston

    Published on : Thursday, February 23, 2017

    Last year, an overwhelming number of Chinese tourists had arrived in Boston, overtaking UK as the biggest source of international visitors to Boston for the very first time, as per the initial estimates.   Next month, the local tourism officials …

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  • China allots $117 billion for railway network expansion

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    China has plans to allocate as much as $117 billion for the expansion of the world’s second largest railway network by adding 35 new projects for the second consecutive year. With this impressive new project, the country aims to check …

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  • China boasts of top attractions for visitors

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Most people know China because of its historical structures like the Great Wall of China or the Terracotta Army. However, there is more to China than its incredible historical and cultural heritage. There is now the glass-bottom bridge – the …

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  • Japan and China conflict for rail projects in Southeast Asia

    Published on : Thursday, February 16, 2017

    Malaysia and Thailand are ready to commence talks about the creation of a 1,500 km high-speed railway.   The project would actually connect the capitals of these two nations thereby improving regional connectivity. If the project kicks off, it would …

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  • Tourists spent $24.8b in Singapore in 2016, arrivals reached 16.4m

    Published on : Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    In the year 2016, tourist arrivals as well as their spending reached record heights, mainly driven the growth of the China market. Furthermore, the visitors have actually spent more on food and beverage, accommodation and shopping.   The number of …

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  • Thailand bus crash injures 21 tourists

    Published on : Monday, February 6, 2017

    On Saturday, twenty-one tourists from the Chinese mainland had been injured on account of a bus accident that had occurred in the city of Kaohsiung that is located in the southern part of Taiwan.   Eighteen people, including seven children …

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  • Spring Festival earns over 10 billion yuan in tourism revenue

    Published on : Monday, February 6, 2017

    As per a tourism study that was conducted for the first quarter of 2017, as many as 15 provinces of the country of China were capable of earning over 10 billion yuan that corresponds to 1.457 billion dollar in tourism …

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  • China’s rail passengers flow peak at end of Lunar New Year holidays

    Published on : Friday, February 3, 2017

    China’s railway system was tested yesterday (Feb 2) as passenger flows peaked at the end of the Lunar New Year Festival holiday period.   Some 11.5 million trips, a year-on-year increase of 11.3 per cent, were made on the country’s …

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  • Chinese zoo chose to kill tiger as man climbed into enclosure to save £15 admission fee

    Published on : Monday, January 30, 2017

    Months after the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden was harshly criticized by people from all over the world for killing a lowland gorilla ‘Harambe’ after a toddler fell into the gorilla enclosure, a Chinese zoo decided to repeat the same …

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  • Three killed in Malaysia after tourist boat capsizes during Chinese New Year

    Published on : Monday, January 30, 2017

    Several travellers at a popular Malaysian tourist island had to go through a massive trauma after a catamaran full of travellers capsized in rough seas and killed at least three on Sunday, 29th January. The local authorities informed that most …

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  • Chinese New Year 2017: largest human migration in the world!

    Published on : Saturday, January 28, 2017

    Travel rush in China has started as hundreds of millions of Chinese have started returning to their homes in order to observe Chinese New Year Holiday 2017. Locally known as Chunyun, this event causes largest human migration in the world. …

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  • Trump Hotels plans for U.S. expansion questioning president’s business ownership

    Published on : Friday, January 27, 2017

    The head of Donald Trump’s hotel-management company spoke about an ambitious expansion across the U.S., which many are seeing as a conflict between the presidency and his business.     Trump Hotels Chief Executive Officer Eric Danziger spoke about the …

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  • Malaysia witnesses record tourist inflow from China

    Published on : Friday, January 27, 2017

    The regional tour operators of Malaysia are recently witnessing a rush in the number of tourists from China. A large number of tourists have been visiting this nation thus weekend for the Chinese New Year celebrations.   Albert Tan Sam …

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  • B.C. homebuyers tax unable to deter China-Vancouver air travel

    Published on : Wednesday, January 25, 2017

    British Columbia has imposed a 15% tax on purchase by foreigners for Chinese homebuyers. This, however, seems to have a nil impact on the number of flights from China to Vancouver that keeps on soaring.   Beijing Capital Airlines have …

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  • Branding events promote Hangzhou as a major global MICE locale

    Published on : Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    The government officials of Hangzhou, a city in China that is a nerve-centre of culture in the country apart from being a key tourism hotspot are determined to achieve its goals of making the city a key international MICE (meetings, …

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  • China beats Indonesia, is now Singapore’s top market for tourists

    Published on : Monday, January 23, 2017

    Last year, Singapore was capable of attracting tourists from China. The tourist arrivals from China had risen by 36% from January till November in 2016, as compared to the same period in the year 2015.   However, right now, China …

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  • Osaka lures in 9.4 million tourists in 2016

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    More than 9.4 million foreign tourists have arrived in the region of Osaka in Japan last year, as declared by the tourism authorities of Osaka earlier this week.   The figure marks an increase of about 31% on 2015 and …

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  • China boasts of overwhelming number of outbound cruise travellers in 2016

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    For the very first time in the year 2016, China has witnessed an overwhelming number of outbound cruise ship travellers, as revealed by a report published by the China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (CCYIA) on Thursday.   A total …

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