China Inbound Tourism News

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.

DoubleTree by Hilton Chengdu – Longquanyi opens to guests in China

DoubleTree by Hilton Chengdu – Longquanyi opens to guests in China

8 January 2018 Hotel News

Hilton has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Chengdu – Longquanyi, the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Chengdu. DoubleTree by Hilton Chengdu – Longquanyi is owned by Chengdu Baicheng Investment Company and managed by Hilton, and is designed to meet the growing demand for premium, international accommodations in eastern Chengdu.

Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort opens in China

Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort opens in China

2 January 2018 Hotel News

Hilton has added an idyllic hot spring retreat to its Chinese resort portfolio with the opening of Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort. Set amid the natural splendour of one of south China’s most picturesque destinations, Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort is now welcoming travellers to experience the ultimate in relaxation and hospitality in the region.

Ascott opens third property in Shenzhen, China

Ascott opens third property in Shenzhen, China

20 November 2017 Hotel News

Ascott is expanding its presence in China with the opening of its third property in Shenzhen. Located in Nanshan District, the city’s technology and industrial hub, Ascott Raffles City Shenzhen is part of CapitaLand’s flagship Raffles City integrated development.

Boeing signs $37bn deal with China Aviation Suppliers

Boeing signs $37bn deal with China Aviation Suppliers

9 November 2017 Airline News

Boeing and China Aviation Suppliers Holding Company have signed an agreement for 300 airplanes during a ceremony in Beijing. The deal was signed as part of the United States trade mission to China, and was completed by Kevin McAllister, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president, in the presence of US president Donald Trump and China president Xi Jinping.

First Tianjin-assembled A320neo delivered to AirAsia

First Tianjin-assembled A320neo delivered to AirAsia

26 October 2017 Airline News

AirAsia has taken delivery of the first A320neo assembled at the Airbus Final Assembly Line Asia at a dedicated ceremony in Tianjin, China. The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, seats comfortably 186 passengers and is equipped with the innovative Space-Flex cabin.

Royal Brunei Airlines to resume flights to Beijing in December

Royal Brunei Airlines to resume flights to Beijing in December

18 September 2017 Airline News

Royal Brunei Airlines has announced that it plans to resume direct flights to Beijing in December. The expansion of RB’s service into China will begin with a twice weekly service to Beijing using the Airbus A320 chief executive and with an additional weekly service added at the earliest opportunity.