The past week has seen a series of moves by the Cyberspace Administration of China and other...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jun 28, 2016
Hangzhou is already deep into preparations for the G20 Summit in September, the first to be hosted...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 8, 2010
The Los Angeles Times writes about the refurbishment of Shanghai’s historic Peace Hotel: There is no other landmark in Shanghai so closely associated with the city’s storied history. The hotel’s heyday lasted a...
by Linjun Fan | Apr 13, 2008
A seven-star hotel to be built in downtown Hangzhou City, a well-known tourism resort in China, has triggered heated debate among local residents. The extravagant hotel, with an estimated $600 million in investment, is expected...
by Sophia Cao | Apr 18, 2007
From China Daily: Peking University Science Park is drawing criticism from instructors and students for building a five-star hotel on campus, as reported by Beijing Youth Daily. The uproar was over the naming of the yet unfinished hotel after Weiming Lake(Êú™ÂêçÊπñ), the symbol of the university. Others condemned the construction will erode the learning atmosphere […]
by Gao Fei | Apr 16, 2007
From Channel News Asia: Shanghai’s oldest luxury hotel, Peace Hotel, has been closed for a US$65m restoration and is expected to reopen in 2010. The century-old hotel may become more luxurious, more sophisticated and definitely more modern after its restoration. But the authentic character of the German suite, where Charlie Chaplin stayed in in 1936, […]
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 11, 2005
From Asia Times Online: Hotels in China continue to fuel revenue per available room (revPAR) growth throughout the Asia-Pacific region, according to the latest hotel performance data from the Hotel Benchmark Survey by consulting and professional services giant Deloitte and Touche. During the first eight months of 2005 Chinese hotel markets have witnessed an average […]
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