Jax Fax Travel Marketing Magazine - Jax Fax Travel Marketing Magazine - Displaying items by tag: China http://www.jaxfax.com Wed, 24 May 2017 02:10:23 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb China - Mountain High http://www.jaxfax.com/2013/january/china-mountain-high.html http://www.jaxfax.com/2013/january/china-mountain-high.html While the modern world is a buzz in Beijing and Shanghai, the idyllic villages and natural beauty that abound in Yellowstone or Huangshan Mountain and the Zhangjiajie region is otherworldly. Both misty mountain regions are filled with magic and make for great add ons to any urban itinerary.]]> January Sun, 17 Mar 2013 13:50:30 -0400 China River Cruises: A Growing Market http://www.jaxfax.com/2012/october/china-river-cruises-a-growing-market.html http://www.jaxfax.com/2012/october/china-river-cruises-a-growing-market.html As cruising the great rivers of the world has become the fastest growing segment of the cruise industry, the great rivers of China have become increasingly popular, attracting not just the typical river cruise passenger - mature, well-educated, well-traveled - but also younger travelers in search of adventure.  Judging from feedback on various cruise blogs, what passengers like about China river cruises is the ease of travel that is offered. In the hands of skilled (often multilingual) cruise directors, they do not have to cope unaided with a difficult language, unfamiliar cuisine or a culture they may not understand. Equally…]]> October Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:05:52 -0400 China Reaches for the Moon http://www.jaxfax.com/2008/march/china-reaches-for-the-moon.html http://www.jaxfax.com/2008/march/china-reaches-for-the-moon.html Ancient Chinese culture is no stranger to long-term planning. So, while this year holds promise and is undoubtedly expected to be the biggest year for tourism to China, tourism executives are planning to reach the moon by 2020. The glory of the Summer Olympics in Beijing (Aug. 8-24) is expected to not only attract unprecedented numbers of tourists to China, but will also shower other areas in the region, too. During the Olympics, the Autonomous Region of Tibet is hoping to catch on fire when the Olympic torch reaches Mt. Qomolangma in May 2008. Right behind the Olympics is a natural…]]> March Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:33:05 -0500 The Beijing Hotel Boom http://www.jaxfax.com/2008/november/the-beijing-hotel-boom.html http://www.jaxfax.com/2008/november/the-beijing-hotel-boom.html The 2008 Beijing Olympics certainly put China’s capital city in the global travel spotlight, judging from the spike in hotel development that preceded the event. Granted, increased room-supply exceeded demand by Olympic visitors to Beijing. According to the Aug. 21, 2008 issue of BusinessWeek, Beijing has a full one-fifth, or 5,790 more hotels than it did at the end of 2007. Smith Travel Research Outlook for the Chinese hotel industry reports that new hotel openings in Beijing and lighter than expected pre-Olympic demand caused occupancy to drop 10.7 percent to 61.8 percent. Although the 2008 Olympics have come to a…]]> November Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:30:34 -0500 Voluntourism in China http://www.jaxfax.com/2010/july/voluntourism-in-china.html http://www.jaxfax.com/2010/july/voluntourism-in-china.html Teaching English, building roads, revitalizing schools, and protecting wildlife are not usually the first things that come to mind when most people think of romantic getaways. However, couples, families and even co-workers are rejuvenating their relationships or bonding as a corporate team as they work together on service projects overseas. ]]> July Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:27:45 -0500