BEIJING--The Beijing Olympic Games have created a wave of volunteerism involving more than 1 million people, including those not registered as official volunteers.
The online travel agency, Ctrip.com International, Ltd., shared that its net income was RMB119 million (US$17 million), representing a 35 percent increase from the same period in 2007 and a 21 ...
China's government is confronting the limits of its control, as a deadly attack on an American near the capital's historic center and violence in its restive northwest that killed 11 people ...
Hong Kong police have asked budget hotel owners to alert them if they spot any suspicious-looking guests, the city's security chief said today, a day before the start of the Beijing Olympics.
It's an easy trip to make and the yen is relatively strong, but Japan's tourist industry is finding the Summer Games to be a big disappointment.
China tourism authorities have been working hard with a view to reaping benefits from the Beijing Olympics while ensuring the safety of every tourist, officials said in Beijing on Tuesday.
HONG KONG (August 5, 2008) – Hilton Hotels today announced the opening of Hilton Beijing Wangfujing which is owned by Beijing Macau Development Company LTD and managed by Hilton.
As action for the competitors who have descended on Beijing looms by the day, Beijing hotels are asking the inevitable question: Where are the Olympic guests?
Tourists heading off to the Olympic Games in Beijing, China next week have been urged to take additional funds in US dollars.
Indians might have emerged as the new hope for the world travel and tourism industry, but they seem to be giving a miss to the month-long Beijing Olympics slated to begin next month.
Hotels in Beijing are cutting their rates by as much as 30% after the expected tourist influx for the Olympics failed to materialise.
With Beijing about to play host to the 2008 Olympics and welcome millions of visitors from around the world, the China Incentive Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (CIBTM) in 2009 is set to ...
BEIJING -- A Beijing municipal government-run website was launched Wednesday to help worldwide athletes, referees, officials, journalists and tourists easily find restaurants, shopping centers ...
Tight security restrictions and higher prices are damaging domestic demand for Beijing Olympic package tours and reducing the number of overseas visitors, travel agencies and hotels have ...
BEIJING - Beijing has asked hotels and restaurants in the city to take dog meat off the menu for the duration of next month's Olympics and September's Paralympics.
BEIJING - The good news for Beijing's Olympics organizers is that they will have enough water and petrol, but they still need to work on vegetables and tourists.
BEIJING - For many of the tourists expected to descend on Beijing for next month's Olympics, an authentic Chinese home may be where the heart is.
The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has published a report reinforcing the conclusions of a study it published two years ago that hosting the Olympic Games typically stalls tourism ...
Staging the Olympics is detrimental to the tourism growth trends of both the host cities and countries, according to industry research.
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BEIJING - Beijing Hongqiao Pearl Market, the largest of its kind in the world, announced the inauguration of its second pearl culture festival on Saturday.
Beijing-bound Olympic travelers should worry less about exotic diseases and instead focus on preventing more mundane health problems like respiratory illness and dog bites.
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BEIJING - Ambitious exhibitors at the Beijing International Tourism Expo (BITE 2008) are promoting their products and competing for tourists, betting on a continuously booming tourism market after ...
BEIJING — Beijing planners lifted the veil Tuesday on the city's newest tourist attraction -- a fully refurbished Qing dynasty street - then admitted that the project would not be open in time ...
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