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Guangzhou Announces 72-Hour Visa-Free Stay

on Monday, 27 May 2013 Media One

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Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangdong Province and the third largest city in China, will allow transit passengers from 45 countries to stay in the city for 72 hours without a visa, similar to the new policy announced in Beijing and Shanghai.

Guangzhou is an important center in south China, with a large airport that sees thousands of international passenger arrivals each day via China Southern Airlines. Situated on the Pearl River, Guangzhou is an active city with a mix of traditional sights and modern-day attractions – and is certainly worth visiting while in China.

Launch of 2014 China Travel Campaign Theme and New China Tourism Website

on Thursday, 06 February 2014 Media One


China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) has launched the official theme for the promotion of travel to China. The official theme for CNTA’s 2014 campaign around the globe is “Beautiful China – 2014 Year of Smart Travel,” which speaks to the efforts China has made to use technology to make visiting China even more navigable and enjoyable. Special events and promotions will take place throughout 2014 to emphasize this theme.



Shao: Sichuan Remains Beautiful and Safe for Travel

on Tuesday, 02 July 2013 Media One

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Shao Qiwei: Sichuan remains beautiful as it was, Ya’an is safe for tourists.

According to the Sichuan Daily, on June 24, Mr. Shao Qiwei, Chairman of China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), after his on-spot survey in Lushan County, Ya’an City, Sichuan Province, where an earthquake hit on April 20, says, “Sichuan remains beautiful as it was, Ya’an is safe for tourists. Except Lushan and Baoxing County are under post-quake rebuilding, Sichuan should open in full swing and regain its tourism markets.On behalf of CNTA, I would like to invite tourists from home and abroad to kick off your tours to Sichuan right away!”