The Westbund Hotel opens next year at the West Bund development, which occupies the site of the Shanghai’s former Lunghwa airport. The Westbund Hotel opens next year at the West Bund development, which occupies the site of the Shanghai’s former Lunghwa airport.
The Westbund Hotel opens next year at the West Bund development, which occupies the site of the Shanghai’s former Lunghwa airport.
Adam Nebbs
Opinion

Opinion

Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Shanghai’s Westbund Hotel to open at location of ‘greatest air disaster in China’s aviation history’

  • On December 25, 1946, three aircraft crashed trying to locate Lunghwa Airport in thick fog
  • It closed to airlines in 1966 and has been redeveloped into art galleries, museums and upmarket hotels

The Westbund Hotel opens next year at the West Bund development, which occupies the site of the Shanghai’s former Lunghwa airport. The Westbund Hotel opens next year at the West Bund development, which occupies the site of the Shanghai’s former Lunghwa airport.
The Westbund Hotel opens next year at the West Bund development, which occupies the site of the Shanghai’s former Lunghwa airport.
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Adam Nebbs

Adam Nebbs

Adam has lived in Hong Kong since 1988. He briefly managed the demise of the Wanderlust travel bookshop on Hollywood road in the mid 1990s, then worked as Associate Editor on Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine Discovery for several years. He began writing Travellers’ Checks for Post Magazine in 1998, working for several years under the pseudonym Peter Walbrook. A former contributing editor for the exclusive luxury travel guide NB Review, he has also edited several books, including the first-ever travel guide to Uzbekistan in 1996, and 'The Amazing Adventures of Betsy And Niki' (2008) by Captain Charles “Chic” Eather. His non-fiction book 'The Great Fire of Hong Kong', was published in 2010.