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CHINA – THE KINGDOM IN THE MIDDLE

CHINA – THE KINGDOM IN THE MIDDLE

Via Hansa is presenting a selection of new exciting tours to China. The tours follow the traditional roads of the old cultural centers of China. They include the cultural highlights of China’s ancient cities and bring you in close contact with the breathtaking nature of this vast country. The tours also take advantage of China’s new modern infrastructure and feature new modern hotels in all cities.

12.02.2015
Lhasa–Shigatse Railway to Open in September

Lhasa–Shigatse Railway to Open in September

China has completed all the track laying work of the Lhasa–Shigatse Railway, and it is expected that it will be put into operation in September 2014. The Lhasa–Shigatse Railway project is an extension of the Qinghai–Tibet Railway, and its construction began in September 2010.

19.09.2014
VIA HANSA OPENS NEW OFFICE IN CENTRE OF BEIJING

VIA HANSA OPENS NEW OFFICE IN CENTRE OF BEIJING

After being active on the Chinese market for more than six years, Via Hansa has started a large investment into the market by employing Chinese speaking staff in offices specialising in its European destinations.  Besides, Via Hansa will shortly open a new Representative Office on the 26th floor of the landmark CITIC Building in the centre of Beijing.

25.10.2013
Guangzhou Launches 72-Hour Visa-Free Stays

Guangzhou Launches 72-Hour Visa-Free Stays

Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangdong Province and the third largest city in China, is now officially allowing international transit passengers to stay in the city for 72 hours without a visa. Guangzhou is the third Chinese city, following Beijing and Shanghai, to launch this visa-free policy.

Travelers from United States and other 44 countries, who intend to visit a third country and who hold air tickets, will be able to stay in the Guangdong provincial capital for three days without a visa and will be allowed to visit anywhere in the province during their trips.

The new visa-free policy will further solidify Guangzhou’s status as a key metropolis in China and is believed to facilitate tourist stays for short holidays or business travelers attending the Canton Fair, the largest trade fair in China.

27.08.2013
Yueyang International Dragon Boat Festival

Yueyang International Dragon Boat Festival

China is known for its high traditions introduced in various festivals. In this year China invites you to celebrate the Yueyang International Dragon Boat Festival in Yueyang city, Hunan Province, with over 50 dragon boat teams from all the continents whoever choose to participate in this magnificent event. Traditionally, Dragon Boat Festival is held every year on the 5th day of the 5th month of the lunar calendar on the Miluo River, known to be the place where the legendary poet Qu Yuan drowned himself. Aside from Dragon Boat exhibition itself, in June 10-14 visitors are welcome to witness boat races everyday, participate in seminars on international Qu Yuan culture, painting and calligraphy exhibitions, taste delicious food, watch the motorboats, energized parachutes and enjoy the folk culture performances.

09.06.2013
China plans 45 new airports over next five years

China plans 45 new airports over next five years

Authorities in Beijing have unveiled plans for a mega aviation infrastructure construction spree that includes 45 new airports over the next five years.

Li Jiaxing, the head of Civil Aviation Administration, China’s industry regulator, told reporters that the new investments would take the total number of airports in the country to 220.

However concerns have been raised about overcapacity, given that most of China’s existing airports are currently losing money.

02.05.2013
China luxury hospitality spotlight

China luxury hospitality spotlight

A total of seven new hotels opened in the months preceding the fair: The Fairmont Peace Hotel on the Bund, Intercontinental Shanghai Expo, Shanghai Renaissance Putuo, Sheraton Shanghai Hong Kou, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai, Conrad Shanghai and the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, a sister hotel to the winner of China’s Leading Luxury Hotel at last year’s World Travel Awards, the Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai.

The Portman Ritz-Carlton was nominated for three further awards at the WTAs: “Asia’s Leading Luxury Hotel”, “China’s Leading Conference Hotel” and “China’s Leading Hotel”, which it won in 2008.

01.04.2013