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New supersonic planes set to slash flight times



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL November 08, 2016


 Supersonic flight - not seen since Concorde - could soon return Credit: Froehlich-Gera Not since the demise of Concorde in 2003, has supersonic flight been available to travellers, but if a new startup fulfils its aims, the...

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VisitBritain Week - China Tourism Worth £1bn by 2020



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL November 08, 2016


Tourist ties between China and the UK look set to grow. Photo Credit: Nebari / iStock / Thinkstock It's VisitBritain week on sino.uk - everyday we'll be revealing some fascinating information about Chinese visitors to the UK, as ...

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China leads world in outbound tourism



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST November 07, 2016


China was the source of more outbound tourism last year than any other nation The number of visitors from China to other countries has increased by nearly ten times since 2000, and reached 128 million in 2015. It is expected to r...

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Visit Britain Week - What do Chinese Tourists Buy?



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL November 07, 2016


What do Chinese tourists like to buy, and where do they like to shop? We reveal the answers. Photo Credit - Pixabay It's VisitBritain week on sino.uk - everyday we'll be revealing some fascinating information about Chinese visito...

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Life in 1860s Beijing revealed in lost photo collection



CHINA , LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST November 04, 2016


George Morache, a French doctor, took photos of Beijing in the 1860s Credit: Sotheby's Forgotten photos of Beijing as it was 150 years ago have emerged at auction in London. The collection amassed by Georges Morache, a French do...

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