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  1. Business - Companies - TRAVEL

    Travelzoo eyes 200 million Chinese travellers

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:27am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Travelzoo Asia-Pacific's Jason Yap talks about the impact of mainland travellers on the industry Preparing the world for wave of Chinese tourists Jason Yap Thian-seng, of Travelzoo Asia-Pacific, is in the early stages of a journey. By 2020, the number of individual Chinese going overseas each year will have doubled to 200 million ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Steeped in history: Wuyishan in Fujian

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by LUCY GREWCOCK

    ... and restorations are hundreds of ancient inscriptions engraved into the rock faces by Song dynasty scholars.   A CRACKING CUPPA Staking its claim as the birthplace of Chinese oolong, tea bushes cover ... from headaches to heart disease, Wuyishan oolong was one of the first Chinese teas exported to Europe in the 17th century. More than 800 strains have been cultivated here, but Da Hong Pao (Big ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The calm after the storm: Ypres, Belgium

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... men were working in the Chinese Labour Corps, and continued to do so after the armistice, filling in trenches, burying the dead and collecting scrap. Hundreds died in the course ... and Chinese characters, bear inscriptions such as “A Good Reputation Endures For Ever” and “Faithful Unto Death”. A day on the battlefields is emotionally draining and physically tiring, and returning ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Adam Nebbs

    ... the Venetian-themed Costa Atlantica (above), which can accommodate up to 2,680 passengers, will carry Chinese-speaking crew and serve more Asian food than usual, along with other as-yet unspecified touches ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Conservation starters: Cape Town

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Martin Williams

    ... that show what's possible. The city has been named World Design Capital 2014 by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, it has two World Heritage sites and the local ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Artishow, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Keith Mundy

    ... 90-square-metre Prével features Chinese antique furniture and a modern sofa set that can seat a dozen people. The shiny Vasarely plays op art tricks on you. The Max B (below) has a four-poster bed ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    There's a lot more to our neighbour Shenzhen than cheap suits and massages

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... and the band at Penny Black Jazz Bar in OCT (Overseas Chinese Town) is one of the best. Just across the street is B10 Live, widely considered Shenzhen's best live music venue, that boasts the most ... tiki-themed bar in which a German DJ spun loud industrial techno interspersed with poppy dance songs. Just down the street is Public, a small and smoky concrete box of a space full of Chinese hip hop ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Vana Malsi Estate, Dehradun

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Jeff Chu

    ... their time at Vana. The treatments draw on ayurvedic, Tibetan and Chinese medicine. What might they prescribe? No mani-pedis here. The treatments range from massage to acupuncture to more exotic ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... would say painfully- chic and trendy W Singapore. The fastest way to find the hotel and its opening offers online is through Google. The jet set Somewhere between the Cafe Society ... for pleasure". The term is usually attributed to society columnist the late Igor Cassini, who coined it in the early 1960s, but it was first used a decade earlier, according to William Stadiem, whose ...

  10. News - China - TRAVEL

    China 'considering' building high-speed rail line from Beijing to the United States

    Posted May 09th 2014, 10:26am by The Guardian

    ... citing Wang Mengshu, a railway expert at the Chinese Academy of Engineering. “Right now we’re already in discussions. Russia has already been thinking about this for many years,” Wang said. ... travelling at an average of 350kmh (220mph). The reported plans leave ample room for scepticism. No other Chinese railway experts have come out in support of the proposed project. Whether ...




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