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China to Implemented New Tourism Law to Protect Traveler’s Rights

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With the planned implementation of a new tourism law in China, residents traveling to popular laces will see higher prices starting next month. The new tourism law is scheduled to start on October and prohibits travel agencies and tour guides from bringing tourists to designated shops to buy items. Furthermore the new law states that [...]

Sep 2 2013, 10:20 am | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

Local Expatriates Shares Plans on Celebrating the Spring Festival

Local Expatriates Shares Plans on Celebrating the Spring Festival

Most of the Chinese residents are heading home to their hometowns during the Spring Festivals for family reunions. During this time local expats are cooking up plans on how to celebrate during this long holiday. Some expats are buying decorations and flowers to place in their homes in Shekou and they are also preparing banquet [...]

Jan 25 2013, 11:15 am | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

More than 5 Million Travelers Crossed during the Eight Day Holidays

More than 5 Million Travelers Crossed during the Eight Day Holidays

According the Shenzhen General Station of Exit and Entry an estimated five million travelers crossed the Shenzhen Hong Kong border during the eight day holidays. These numbers showed an average of 625,000 travelers a day which is an 15 percent increase compared to non holiday periods and peak of the cross border travel happened on [...]

Oct 9 2012, 10:45 am | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

Taiwan Finally Opens Up for Self Guided Tours for Shenzhen Residents

Taiwan Finally Opens Up for Self Guided Tours for Shenzhen Residents

The National Tourism Administration announced that starting August 28, Shenzhen residents can now visit Taiwan as individual tourists. The news of Taiwan opening up to individual tours have excited local travel agencies. By allowing self guided tours, tour agencies hopes that more residents will be encourage to visit Taiwan, several tour agencies have already started [...]

Aug 9 2012, 10:28 am | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

City-Level Tourism Information Center Opens at OCT Bay

City-Level Tourism Information Center Opens at OCT Bay

The city opened its first domestic city level tourist information center that will offer all the latest information about the city. The center is located at the OCT Bay in Nanshan and will offer self guided tours to Hong Kong, Macao and regional neighbors. And in addition to its information capability, the center will assist [...]

May 21 2012, 12:10 pm | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

Taiwan to Open Doors to Individual Tourists

Taiwan to Open Doors to Individual Tourists

Shenzhen residents are now allowed to visit Taiwan as individual tourists as a deal between the two cities has been created. Previously residents were only allowed to enter Taiwan if they are traveling in a tour package. Shenzhen is now part of the ten mainland cities that is allowed to enter Taiwan. The association for [...]

Apr 2 2012, 11:54 am | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

More Women Choose to Travel Off Season in March

More Women Choose to Travel Off Season in March

In anticipation of the International Women’s Day, several travel agencies saw an increase the number of package tours for women tourists. this is because some companies have rewarded their women employees with tours for for the holidays. these time of short package tours usually last for 2 to 3 days. Package tours consists of either [...]

Mar 5 2012, 1:15 pm | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

City Parks Saw a Decrease in the Number of Visitors During Spring Festival

City Parks Saw a Decrease in the Number of Visitors During Spring Festival

According to latest statistics given by the Dongguan Forestry Bureau, around 1.12 million people visited the six forest parks in the city during the week long Spring Festival. Compared with last year these forest parks saw a decrease of visitors due to the cold weather, but still the number of visitors is still high for [...]

Feb 6 2012, 8:39 am | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

Eight Forest Parks Now Open to the Public

Eight Forest Parks Now Open to the Public

Eight forest parks in Dongguan are now open to the public for free, included in the eight parks are Nanmen Shan Forest Park in Fenggang town that features the Hakka countryside scenery and the Shui Tian Di Forest Park that features 2,000 year old mango trees. Both Shan Shiu Tian Forest Park and Nanmen Shan [...]

Dec 31 2011, 10:09 am | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

Celebrating Christmas In and Around Guangzhou

Celebrating Christmas In and Around Guangzhou

Christmas is in the air and you can choose from from several places that whipped up an array of events, dinners and parties ranging classical music concerts to rock’n’roll sound-tracked turkey dinners for the adults and holiday tea time for kids. Here are several choices of events held in Guangzhou this Christmas. 1.) Christmas Buffet [...]

Dec 23 2011, 4:01 pm | Posted in Destinations | Read More »

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