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  • Family health and travel platform Mtour Globe raises tens of millions of yuan2018-07-26

    36Kr reported that family health and travel platform Mtour Globe has recently pulled in tens of millions of yuan in an angel funding round, backed by individual investor Mr. Zhu Li, founder of Inno Angel Fund. The company is valued at 300 million yuan after the investment. Mtour Globe is founded ...
  • Ctrip launches first travel concept store in Dubai International Airport2018-07-25

    Ctrip, the largest online travel agent in Asia and the second largest in the world, announced the launch of the first Ctrip travel concept store, located at Dubai International Airport Terminal 3. The aim of the store is to provide customers, particularly Chinese, with 24/7 high-quality customer ser...
  • 2017 records 29% rise in Chinese visitors to Britain2018-07-23

    A record number of Chinese tourists visited the UK in 2017, marking a 29% increase on the previous year, VisitBritain said Friday. The 337,000 visitors from China spent more than USD 900 million during their stay, a 35% rise compared with total spending in 2016, said the official tourism agency. T...
  • Airbnb looks to keep China momentum2018-07-22

    Airbnb’s increasing popularity with young Chinese travelers has made the country an important growth driver over the past year. Revenue from Airbnb’s China division is expected to climb by more than half to roughly $130 million this year, two people familiar with the matter said. Airbnb’s efforts ...
  • Vietnam's strong growth in Chinese arrival - not the full picture2018-07-19

    Vietnam overtook South Korea as the fifth most-visited outbound destination among Mainland Chinese travellers for H1 2018, behind Hong Kong and Macao in Greater China, as well as Thailand and Japan. With second, third and lower tier cities now serving as a key driver of growth in global Chinese out...
  • Singapore’s Changi Airport integrates WeChat Pay for Chinese travellers2018-07-17

    WeChat Pay, the e-wallet linked to China’s massively popular WeChat messenger has signed a three-year marketing partnership with the Changi Airport Group (CAG), it announced last week. CAG envisions WeChat Pay to be rolled out at most of the brands at the airport, including its online store iShopCh...
  • Chinese tourists cancel over 7000 rooms in Phuket after boat tragedy2018-07-16

    Around 7,300 rooms at 19 local hotels booked by Chinese tourists have been cancelled, causing over seven million baht in losses, following the Phoenix tour boat tragedy which claimed 47 of their compatriots’ lives early this month. Kongkiat Khuphongsakorn, president of a southern hotel association,...
  • Chinese tourists among top five spenders globally2018-07-16

    Visa announced the findings of the payment network’s comprehensive look at travel and tourism in 2017, Global Travel Intentions (GTI) Study. The average global traveler spends USD 1,793 per trip. Travelers expect to spend more in upcoming trips, with the highest likely increase in the Asia Pacific....
  • Chinese airlines revenue growth to outpace regional, global peers in 2018-202018-07-15

    Air China will be the world’s most valuable airline by market capitalization within the next three years powered by its multi-year growth potential. Chinese carriers will benefit from double-digit earnings growth driven by strong demand, higher cost economies and capacity additions. Revenue growth ...
  • InterContinental partners with Baidu to introduce AI hotel rooms2018-07-08

    On Wednesday, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)announced that it has cooperated with Baidu Inc to launch several AI smart rooms at its hotel in Sanlitun, located in Beijing's Chaoyang district. The Global Times tested out the AI-activated speaker placed in the hotel room - developed by Baidu's D...

Optics Valley Kingdom Plaza Wuhan

The Kingdom Plaza Hotel Optics Valley (Wuhan Guanggu Jindun Dajiudian) is located near Guanggu Science Center. It is 40 kilometers from Tianhe Airport. Opened in 2010, the 18-story hotel features 368 guest rooms and suites. The hotel property includes exercise facilities, sauna, massage, indoor swimming pool, karaoke room and game room.