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Boeing looks to China for growth

Boeing looks to China for growth

8 September 2013 Airline News

Boeing is projecting a demand for 5,580 new airplanes in China over the next 20 years valued at $780 billion. The company’s annual China Current Market Outlook forecasts the country’s fleet to triple in size over the next two decades. 

China joins the largest consumer tourism online event

China joins the largest consumer tourism online event

6 February 2013 Press Release Travel Events News Tourism News

China Intercontinental Communication Center (CICC), a media production arm supervised by China’s State Council Information Office, partners with 3rd Planet to co-organise the largest consumer tourism initiative online.  The massive project, Wonders of the World (WOW) will be launched to consumers globally in the first quarter of 2014.

China National Tourist Office re-launches site in US

China National Tourist Office re-launches site in US

The China National Tourist Office has launched a new website designed specifically for travellers from the United States. The site has been completely redesigned and updated with the goal of enabling tourists and travel professionals to learn more about the destination, its attractions, accommodations, and a multitude of information about travelling to and within China.

Hangzhou seeks to woo international visitors with new campaign

Hangzhou seeks to woo international visitors with new campaign

In an unprecedented move to encourage international tourists to visit, Hangzhou, capital of the Zhejiang, China, has launched an open door policy and a new campaign to promote tourism. Spearheaded by Li Hong, director of Hangzhou Tourism Commission, the campaign will target more than a dozen countries around the world including the United Kingdom, Germany, France and United States.

UK government splits on China visa issue

UK government splits on China visa issue

16 August 2012 Tourism News

UK home secretary Theresa May has questioned plans to simplify the visa application process for Chinese visitors, claiming it would create a security risk. Jeremy Hunt, secretary of state for culture, media and sport, outlined plans earlier this week for an £8m extension of the GREAT marketing campaign into secondary Chinese markets in an attempt to boost visitor numbers from the country.

China and Seychelles developing tourism in earnest

China and Seychelles developing tourism in earnest

27 April 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Mr. Zhang Shigang, President of the China Travel Service (CTS), and Mr. Wayne Xu, his Assistant President, received Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, and Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, at their Head Office in Beijing in China to discuss the continued push of Seychelles holidays by CTS right across China.