Destination Asia News Delivering regular news from each of our eleven destinations in Asia.
China May Open to International Travel in Early 2022
While no specific date has been given in regards to reopening the country, local news agencies have reported that international travel will open when the country has 80% of the population vaccinated.
July 7, 2021
New Highway to Cut Down Travel Time in Tibet
Once open to traffic, the road length connecting the city of Nyingchi and Medog County will be shortened to 180km, cutting travel time by eight hours.
May 21, 2021
Treasures Dating Back 4000 Years Unearthed at China’s Sanxingdui Ruins
More than 500 artefacts dating 3,200 to 4,000 years old have been excavated from six newly discovered ancient sacrificial pits.
April 23, 2021
China Launches International Travel Health Certificate
The country’s new 'international travel health certificate', colloquially referred to as a 'vaccine passport', was launched on 8 March in the form of a WeChat-based system.
March 20, 2021
Beijing Universal Resort Prepares for Opening
Construction of the Universal Beijing Resort is complete and the facility is preparing to open in May 2021.
February 25, 2021
New Bullet Train Connecting Beijing to Northeastern Destinations Unveiled
China has debuted its new high-speed bullet train, which can operate at speeds of up to 350km per hour in temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius.
January 19, 2021
Preserving China’s Cultural Traditions with New Hands-On Experiences
In recent years, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism has worked closely with many inheritors of China's intangible cultural heritage to help preserve its traditions.
December 7, 2020
Managing Director of Destination Asia China Takes Students on a 60-minute Virtual Tour of Beijing
General Manager of Destination Asia China, Linda Wang, hit the streets of Beijing to give 22 London-based students a comprehensive and informative virtual tour.
November 18, 2020
Golden Week Revives China’s Domestic Tourism Sector
China saw a total of 637 million trips made across the country during its eight-day Golden Week holiday in 2020.
October 22, 2020
Beijing Culture and Tourism Spearheads Post-COVID Travel Recovery with Global Online Strategic Forum
The two-part online forum series aimed at addressing how China's capital is tackling the challenging issues facing international tourism.
September 30, 2020
Mapo Tofu by Destination Asia China
Roughly translated to “pockmarked grandma’s tofu”, mapo tofu is a popular Chinese dish from Sichuan Province.
July 7, 2020
An update from Destination Asia China
Managing Director of Destination Asia China, Linda Wang, reports on the current situation in China.
April 17, 2020
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