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A helping hand for Olympic tourists, a wary eye on political dissent

Chinese Embrace Volunteerism A helping hand for Olympic tourists, a wary eye on political dissent

By yomiuri.co.jp

BEIJING--The Beijing Olympic Games have created a wave of volunteerism involving more than 1 million people, including those not registered as official volunteers.

Travelers were delaying trips until after the Beijing Olympics

Ctrip.com Posted 35 Percent Rise In Second Quarter Net Income Travelers were delaying trips until after the Beijing Olympics

By eTN

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 ...

Violence tarnishes Beijing's effort

China Violence tarnishes Beijing's effort

By wsj.com

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 wary of suspicious tourists before Olympics

Hong Kong Hong Kong wary of suspicious tourists before Olympics

By expressindia.com

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.

Where are the Japanese tourists?

Beijing Olympics Where are the Japanese tourists?

By BusinessWeek

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.

Tourism aims to reap gains safely from Olympic Games

China Tourism aims to reap gains safely from Olympic Games

By chinadaily.com.cn

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.

Hilton Hotels opens second property in Beijing in time for the Olympics

Hilton Beijing Wangfujing Opens Today Hilton Hotels opens second property in Beijing in time for the Olympics

By eTN

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 Olympics action beckon, Beijing hotels are still waiting for the deluge of guests

Beijing Olympics As Olympics action beckon, Beijing hotels are still waiting for the deluge of guests

By Yusof Sulaiman, eTN Asia/Pacific

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 should take dollars to Olympics

Beijing Olympics Tourists should take dollars to Olympics

By hostelbookers.com

Tourists heading off to the Olympic Games in Beijing, China next week have been urged to take additional funds in US dollars.

Beijing games fail to lure Indians

China Beijing games fail to lure Indians

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.

Beijing hotels slash rates as tourist fail to show during Olympics

If you discount it they will come Beijing hotels slash rates as tourist fail to show during Olympics

Hotels in Beijing are cutting their rates by as much as 30% after the expected tourist influx for the Olympics failed to materialise.

Impact of Beijing Olympics to benefit CIBTM 2009

China Incentive Business Travel And Meetings Exhibition Impact of Beijing Olympics to benefit CIBTM 2009

By eTN

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 opens website to help Olympic tourists

China Beijing opens website to help Olympic tourists

BEIJING -- A Beijing municipal government-run website was launched Wednesday to help worldwide athletes, referees, officials, journalists and tourists easily find restaurants, shopping centers ...

Visitors to Beijing Olympics put off by higher costs and tighter security

Beijing 2008 Visitors to Beijing Olympics put off by higher costs and tighter security

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 takes dog off the menu for Olympics

Dogs are safe in china. for the duration of the olympics that is... Beijing takes dog off the menu for Olympics

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 has water for Olympics - if tourists come

China Beijing has water for Olympics - if tourists come

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.

Chinese homes open their doors to Olympic tourists

China Chinese homes open their doors to Olympic 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.

Inbound tourists go away and stay away for the Olympics

Hosting The Olympic Games Typically Stalls Tourism Growth Inbound tourists go away and stay away for the Olympics

By eTN

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 ...

Hosting Olympics can damage tourism

Olympics And Tourism Hosting Olympics can damage tourism

Staging the Olympics is detrimental to the tourism growth trends of both the host cities and countries, according to industry research.

World's largest pearl market eyes Olympic-bound tourists

olympic pearls World's largest pearl market eyes Olympic-bound tourists

BEIJING - Beijing Hongqiao Pearl Market, the largest of its kind in the world, announced the inauguration of its second pearl culture festival on Saturday.

Respiratory illness and dog bites among top concerns for travelers to China

Study Provides Insight To Help Olympics Travelers Prepare For Trip Respiratory illness and dog bites among top concerns for travelers to China

By eTN

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.

eTN Inbox: Tibet is safe

Tibet eTN Inbox: Tibet is safe

Namaste! Greeting from the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal!

China's tourism industry expects no slump after Olympic Games

China Is Expected To Become World's Largest Tourism Destination By 2015 China's tourism industry expects no slump after Olympic Games

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 ...

Restored Qing Dynasty street not ready for Olympic tourists

Olympics Is A Go, Qianmen Street Is Not Restored Qing Dynasty street not ready for Olympic tourists

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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