China Inbound Tourism News

Gran Meliá Chengdu to open in 2021

Gran Meliá Chengdu to open in 2021

28 June 2018 Hotel News

Meliá Hotels International has announced the signing of Gran Meliá Chengdu in partnership with Chengdu Renju Tourism & Hospitality. Gran Meliá Chengdu will become the third Gran Meliá property in China and Meliá Hotel International’s eleventh property in the Chinese market.

The Middle House opens in Shanghai, China

The Middle House opens in Shanghai, China

4 June 2018 Hotel News

The Middle House, located in the heart of Shanghai within bustling HKRI Taikoo Hui, has officially opened. The latest addition from Swire Hotels provides guests with an intimate and urban sanctuary in one of the world’s most dynamic cities.

Bvlgari Hotel Shanghai set to open in June

Bvlgari Hotel Shanghai set to open in June

15 May 2018 Hotel News

The Bvlgari Hotel Shanghai will open on Wednesday June 20th. Located on the banks of Suzhou Creek, and part of the riverside urban revitalisation project of Suhe Creek, the property is the sixth in the collection.

ITB China sells out ahead of 2018 show in Shanghai

ITB China sells out ahead of 2018 show in Shanghai

26 April 2018 Travel Events News

After its premiere last year, the success of ITB China is set to continue. China’s new marketplace for the travel industry, taking place from May 16th-18th in Shanghai, is fully booked out one month before the show with a 50 per cent increase of the gross exhibition area compared to last year.

Heathrow claims China connections add £510m to UK economy

Heathrow claims China connections add £510m to UK economy

30 January 2018 Airline News

As prime minister Theresa May sets off on a trade mission to China, research out today underscores the value of frequent, direct connections between the UK’s hub airport, Heathrow, and the Middle Kingdom. It also identifies the urgent need to add capacity on these routes in order to support the government’s trade strategy.

Marriott forced to issue apology after China error

Marriott forced to issue apology after China error

11 January 2018 Hotel News

Marriott International has been forced to issue a grovelling apology to authorities in China after the hotel giant incorrectly labelled Tibet and Taiwan as independent countries in a survey sent out to loyalty members. To compound the error, Marriott also suggested its support for this position by liking a post on Facebook, a move it blamed on a “careless” associate.