As previously suspected bird flu cases in three provinces were confirmed and new suspected cases were reported in seven other Chinese regions, an increasing number of Chinese localities are taking measures to handle the deadly disease as well as to ensure a safe and sufficient supply of poultry on the market.  After a suspected, Read More

Jan. 30 (Xinhuanet) — The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture on Friday received a report from the National Bird Flu Reference Laboratory, confirming that bird flu cases have occurred in Wuxue city of Hubei province and Wugang city of Hunan province,both in central China. Since the epidemic was spotted, local governments enforced sweeping poultry culling and, Read More

Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao have stressed that the prevention and control work against bird flu should be conducted effectively based on scientific knowledge and in line with the law, following the confirmation of China’s first bird flu cases on Tuesday. They asked local governments to maintain high alert against thedeadly, Read More

Ritz Tours invites travelers to add a cultural element to their next vacation experience with its 17-day Tibet Highland & Yangtze River Cruise itinerary. From the Great Wall to the Silk Road and beyond, Ritz Tours offers the best quality tours to China and Asia at the most affordable prices while providing a rewarding, Read More

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced its plans to hold a meeting of Travel & Tourism industry CEO’s in China to discuss the formulation of Business Leaders Forum aimed at working closely with the government to fulfil the potential of Travel & Tourism in China. The meeting to be held in Shanghai, Read More

A joint team of experts from China’s Health Ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Guangzhou, capital of the southern Guangdong Province, Monday. Wang Zhiqiong, deputy-director of the Guangdong provincial health bureau said the joint team consisted of three WHO experts, three Chinese experts and an interpreter. Five members of the team, Read More

For those interested in exploring the history, culture and magnificence of Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, Ritz Tours presents its value-added 10-day China Discovery itinerary. And, with an attractive Early Bird Discount of up to $300 off per couple, there’s no better time than now to book your adventure to this inspiring destination.

Lunar New Year featuring Thousand Camel Festival and Ice Festival highlight Mongolian culture and traditions – (October 2003) Monroe Township, NJ: From its crystal blue lakes, windswept grasslands and majestic mountain vistas to the rugged expanse of the Gobi Desert, Mongolia is brimming with natural landscapes and beauty. Yet sometimes overlooked in the shadows, Read More

Three charming, off-the-beaten-path hotels will spearhead the launch of Colours of Angsana. The first of these, lying in the heart of Tibetan China within the designated World Heritage Great Rivers National Park, is Gyalthang Dzong Hotel in Shangri-La (Zhongdian county), China, which opened on 22 August 2003. Soft-adventure seekers will welcome the ecological treks,, Read More

SHANGHAI – October 22, 2003 – China Southern Airlines (NYSE: ZNH) (HKSE: 1055), the largest airline in The People’s Republic of China – and its Sky Pearl Club frequent flyer partner Marriott International – are pleased to announce that the fabulous five-star JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai is the latest new hotel member of The, Read More