Articles tagged “beijing”

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Hazardous Smog Is One of the Biggest Challenges to Beijing’s Tourism Growth

Hazardous Smog Is One of the Biggest Challenges to Beijing’s Tourism Growth

Bloomberg

The implication of Beijing's dangerous pollution problem expand far beyond tourism, but it is one of the sectors that will be increasingly impacted until the government handles the smog.

5 years ago

China’s Airbnb Is Teaching a Booming Ruling Class What ‘Sharing’ Is All About

China’s Airbnb Is Teaching a Booming Ruling Class What ‘Sharing’ Is All About

Bloomberg

A sharing site that pays hotel taxes? Whaaaaat?

5 years ago

Beijing Airport Considers New Rules to Accommodate Taxi-Booking Apps

Beijing Airport Considers New Rules to Accommodate Taxi-Booking Apps

Jin Haixing, China Daily

Balancing the rise of taxi-booking apps and traditional ground transits options is a challenge for airports worldwide. The solution involves a combination of both.

5 years ago

Beijing Is Losing Inbound Tourist From Other Parts of Asia

Beijing Is Losing Inbound Tourist From Other Parts of Asia

Heather Timmons, Quartz

A combination of poor air quality in Beijing, and a bad attitude abroad isn't the best tourism marketing strategy.

5 years ago

Beijing Residents Told to Stay Inside Due to Extreme Air Pollution

Beijing Residents Told to Stay Inside Due to Extreme Air Pollution

Bloomberg

It's tough to plan a trip around pollution levels and Beijing's unbearable smog is making it an unreliable destination to plan a vacation to.

5 years ago

Dubai and Beijing Eye Atlanta’s Title for World’s Busiest Airport

Dubai and Beijing Eye Atlanta’s Title for World’s Busiest Airport

Kelly Yamanouchi, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It's understood that the future of airports is not in the U.S. Whether it is Dubai or Beijing is only a matter of time.

5 years ago

Beijing’s Highways and Airports Re-Open After Heavy Smog Forced Closure

Beijing’s Highways and Airports Re-Open After Heavy Smog Forced Closure

Bloomberg

There's an irony that China's growth is going to end up slowing its growth because people can no longer move about freely, or breathe freely for that matter.

5 years ago

China’s Massive Traffic Jams Mean Booming RV Sales

China’s Massive Traffic Jams Mean Booming RV Sales

Tian Ying, Bloomberg

This very nearly smacks of one of the New York Times fake trend pieces in the Sunday Styles section. But China's vast geographic diversity -- just like in the U.S. -- is perfect to explore with housing in tow.

5 years ago

Jackie Chan Confirms Plans for Namesake Theme Park in Beijing

Jackie Chan Confirms Plans for Namesake Theme Park in Beijing

Soo Kim , The Daily Telegraph

Theme parks tied to film and entertainment do well since tourists from around the world feel a connection to the attraction. It also helps tie a destination's brand to a popular star or series. And if that star can kick and punch real good, all the better.

6 years ago

Honolulu Will Soon Have Three Carriers Flying Non-Stop Between Beijing

Honolulu Will Soon Have Three Carriers Flying Non-Stop Between Beijing

Dave Segal, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii can only get so many more visits from the U.S. west coast and Japan, but China holds the greatest opportunities for growth.

6 years ago

Luxury Travel Market Looks to Attract Chinese Tourists at Home and Abroad

Luxury Travel Market Looks to Attract Chinese Tourists at Home and Abroad

Zhuan Ti, China Daily

The Chinese tourism sector is maturing from tour groups and budget hotels to individual or small group stays at higher-end hotels. Luxury brands are now catering services to Chinese culture.

6 years ago

Beijing to raise taxi fares 30 percent, amidst severe shortage during peak

Beijing to raise taxi fares 30 percent, amidst severe shortage during peak

Bloomberg

One of the world's worst and most polluted commutes just got a little bit more worse on pricing. Guessing Uber is saying: "We have a solution!"

6 years ago