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  • Club Med’s Chinese owner set to bid for Thomas Cook unit2019-06-10

    Fosun International Ltd.’s tourism unit is in talks to buy Thomas Cook Group Plc’s tour-operating business, Sky News reported. Hong Kong-listed Fosun is already Thomas Cook’s biggest shareholder and is working with JPMorgan Chase & Co. on the potential offer. Discussions are at an early stage and it isn’t certain a bid will emerge, Sky said, citing people it didn’t identify. Any deal would e...
  • India eases business visa regime for China2019-06-10

    As bilateral trade between India and China inches towards the USD 100-billion mark for the first time, India has liberalised the business visa regime for Chinese citizens. Acquino Vimal, India’s deputy ambassador in China, revealed that India is now issuing one-year multiple entry e-business-visa, with a provision to stay up to 183 days without any registration with local authorities. Chinese b...
  • Fosun exec does not rule out buying Thomas Cook2019-05-28

    Chinese conglomerate Fosun International, which has a minority stake in Thomas Cook, has been rumored to be a buyer of the London-based travel giant. The CEO of Fosun Tourism Group did not deny that scenario on Monday during Skift Forum Asia in Singapore. When pressed on a potential acquisition, Qian Jiannong, who is also senior vice president of Fosun International, said Fosun remains interested...
  • Hilton Wenchang profile2019-05-28

    Offering a beautiful beach front location and wonderful views of Qishui Bay, the Hilton Wenchang hotel is well connected to downtown Wenchang, and is only 25 minutes from the city center. Haikou International Airport is only 50 minutes from this 5-star hotel in Wenchang. Visit nearby attractions, including the Confucius Temple and the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center. Admire magnificent views fro...
  • Hilton Zhuzhou profile2019-05-28

    Offering beautiful views of the Xiang River, Hilton Zhuzhou is strategically located right in the heart of the dynamic city centre. Home to a range of restaurants and bars, excellent recreational failities and ample meeting space, Hilton Zhuzhou is the ideal choice for both business and leisure travellers. Largest ballroom in the city and nine adaptable function rooms,Hilton Zhuzhou is ideal for c...
  • GreenTree's revenues grow 20.1% to $35.1 million in Q1 20192019-05-25

    GreenTree Hospitality Group, a leading franchised hotel operator in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. Highlights A total of 2,829 hotels with 225,757 hotel rooms were in operation as of March 31, 2019, compared to 2,757 hotels and 221,529 hotel rooms as of December 31, 2018. Total revenues increased 20.1% from the first quarter o...
  • Tourism New Zealand joins hands with Tencent to woo Chinese FITs2019-05-21

    Tourism New Zealand has signed a MoU with China’s Tencent Holdings to promote New Zealand as a high-quality travel destination for the Chinese FIT market. The collaboration also aims to further develop New Zealand’s tourism industry through extending the country’s marketing outreach efforts to the inbound Chinese market, allowing local merchants to have a deepened understanding of Chinese trav...
  • Amadeus taps Chinese startup Heycars to facilitate ride-booking2019-05-20

    Amadeus, a Spain-based IT provider for the travel industry, has integrated Chinese startup Heycars’ service into its distribution platform to provide its travel agency clients with more options for mobility, according to the conglomerate’s press release sent to KrASIA on Wednesday. Kai Zou, CEO and co-founder of Heycars, which was set up in Guangzhou in 2015, said, “Heycars facilitates the boo...
  • Chinese tourists can now pay with Alipay at more than 300,000 merchants in Japan, six times more than a year ago2019-05-16

    Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial, has connected more than 300,000 Japanese merchants as of early 2019 with tourists from Chinese mainland paying through the Alipay app. This was an increase of about 500 percent compared with the beginning of 2018, when 50,000 merchants in Japan accepted Alipay, amid a push by the Japanese government to drive gr...
  • Jianguo Hotel profile2019-05-13

    Jianguo Hotel Beijing(Beijing Jianguo Fandian) is located on Jianguomen Avenue a few blocks west of the Guomao Bridge in the central business district of Beijing. Nearby attractions include the foreign embassy district, Silk Street Market, Ritan Park, Dong Yue Miao, Wangfujing shopping area, the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. It is one block from a subway station and about 25 kilometers from...

Optics Valley Kingdom Plaza Wuhan

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