All posts tagged "China"

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    Uniworld Launches 5-Star Cruise Ships in China

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruises (and One Stop Touring Shop, of course!) is very excited about launching its two new 5-star luxury river cruise ships in China. During 2013 and 2014, Uniworld will operate all of its Yangtze River Cruises onboard the new 5-star ships, the ‘Century Paragon’ and the ‘Century Legend’. Uniworld...

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    Travelport Adds Chinese Hotels to Rooms and More

    Travelport has announced a partnership with TravelSky Technology, a provider of information technology for China’s travel and tourism industry. Travelport-connected agents worldwide will gain access to TravelSky’s hotel content in China via the Travelport Rooms and More booking engine. TravelSky will receive access to Travelport’s GDS and non-GDS hotel content, providing TravelSky’s...

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    Wendu Wu Tours for China, Tibet, Hong Kong and Nepal

    London-based Wendy Wu Tours has been offering specialist guided tours of China to the British market for the past 14 years – and for 2012 its tours to China, Tibet, Hong Kong and Nepal are also being offered to Irish agents – with through fares available from Belfast or Dublin and 10%...

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    Tibet Airlines Plans Direct Routes to Europe

    Chinese-owned Tibet Airlines, which operated its maiden flight from Lhasa Gonggar Airport to Ngari Ali Khuna Airport on Tuesday, plans to serve key cities in China next year, to begin services to south-east and south Asia in 2013, and to operate direct routes to Europe within four or five years. The airline,...

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    Set-back for China’s High-speed Train Programme

    Safety systems on China’s much publicised high-speed train network are now under review following Saturday night’s accident near Wenzhou on the Beijing – Shanghai line in which at least 35 people died and 210 were injured. Like many before, a train lost power on a viaduct, but this time the following train...

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    Slattery Travel Enters East Cork Travel Stable

    Brendan Barry’s Toureen Trading Ltd of Midleton, Co Cork, trading as East Cork Travel and Discover Travel, has taken over Slattery Travel in Fermoy. Joe Slattery plans to retire from the business after almost 50 years in the business – but the Slattery Travel name will remain above the door. Joe’s father...