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  • China to build $1.32bn railway network in Tanzania

     Monday, January 11, 2021

    Two of China’s biggest international infrastructure firms have won a contract to build a $1.32bn railway in Tanzania linking the Lake Victoria port city of Mwanza in the north to the town of Isaka, a distance of some 341km. It …

  • China domestic tourism market will receive 10 billion visits per year

     Thursday, December 31, 2020

    The projections indicate that China’s domestic tourism market will receive 10 billion visits per year on average, with the consumption reaching 10 trillion yuan (about $1.5 trillion) in the next five years, according to a report issued by the China …

  • Chinese tourists cancel travel plans over COVID-19 fears

     Wednesday, December 30, 2020

    Millions of Chinese tourists have shunned overseas travel this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These tourists are further narrowing the scope of their journeys, visiting nearby cities and avoiding trips out of their provinces as the recent cases of …

  • Vallair spearheads A321 passenger to freighter conversions in China

     Monday, December 21, 2020

    Vallair, the multi-faceted aviation business and launch customer of the Airbus A321 freighter, is pioneering the first passenger to freighter conversions to be undertaken in China.  “We are excited to be embarking on the next phase of our A321 passenger …

  • Hainan sees huge tourism boom

     Tuesday, December 8, 2020

    Millions of domestic tourists are descending on China’s southernmost island province of Hainan, presenting a surreal contrast to grim hospital scenes, shuttered restaurants and stifling home quarantine elsewhere in a virus-ravaged world. Known at home as the “Hawaii of China”, …

  • China aims to facilitate “Internet plus tourism”

     Friday, December 4, 2020

    Chinese authorities has recently issued a guideline on facilitating “Internet plus tourism,” showing the way for tourist destinations to become intelligent. The guideline has been jointly released by 10 government departments including the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the …

  • China’s Xinjiang Region is all set to welcome winter tourism boom

     Monday, November 30, 2020

    The local tourism industry at China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is all to experience a tourist boom ahead of the winter season as snow-sport fans across China have started flocking to the snow-clad mountains. In the capital Urumqi, ski resorts …

  • China could return to normal economic activity by next year

     Thursday, November 26, 2020

    Li Keqiang, Chinese premier has forecast that China could return to normal economic activity by next year. At a news conference, Li spoke with leaders of six major international economic and financial groups, including the World Bank and International Monetary …

  • China seeks QR Code tracking for all international travellers

     Tuesday, November 24, 2020

    China recently urged countries around the world to adopt a global COVID-19 tracking system using QR codes with the hope that it would drastically speed up international travel amid the pandemic. It was during the latest virtual G20 leaders’ summit …

  • American Airlines restarts its flight service to China

     Friday, November 13, 2020

    American Airlines announced that the company is restarting passenger flights to China on Wednesday, lifting the total number of U.S. weekly flights to 10 as the U.S. government continues to push for more air service between the world’s two largest …

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