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New Hyatt Regency Opens in Shanghai

New Hyatt Regency Opens in Shanghai

Hyatt announced the opening of the Hyatt Regency Shanghai, Wujiaochang in China. Situated in a business and university district of Shanghai, the hotel is located in the Hopson International Plaza, a new tower consisting of offices, a shopping mall, and dining and entertainment venues.
The property has 306 guestrooms, 17 of which are suites. Each room has floor-to-ceiling windows, a 48” LED TV, and complimentary Wi-Fi, while suites offer a 60” …

Sheraton Grand Hangzhou Binjiang Opens in China

Sheraton Grand Hangzhou Binjiang Opens in China

Starwood Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new Sheraton hotel in Hangzhou, China. The Sheraton Grand Hangzhou Binjiang is located in the business district of the eastern Chinese city.
The property has 301 guestrooms and suites. The hotel also has a heated indoor pool and a fitness center.
Dining options include Yue, a Chinese restaurant specializing in Cantonese, Sichuan, and Hangzhou cuisine; Feast, which offers an open kitchen with international …

Hainan Airlines Begins Beijing-Manchester Service

Hainan Airlines Begins Beijing-Manchester Service

Hainan Airlines announced the launch of new non-stop flights between Beijing, China, and Manchester, England. The carrier will operate the service four days a week, using Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
Flights are scheduled to depart Beijing at 1:45 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and arrive in Manchester at 6:05 a.m. Flights from Manchester to Beijing will depart at 12:25 p.m., also on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and arrive at …

Air China to Begin Shanghai-San Jose Route

Air China to Begin Shanghai-San Jose Route

Air China announced that it plans to begin new service between Shanghai and San Jose, California on September 1 of this year. The carrier will operate the route three times a week, using Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
Flights will depart Shanghai at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and will arrive in San Jose at 10:40 a.m. the same day. From San Jose, flights are scheduled to depart at 12:30 p.m., …

JAL to Revamp In-Flight Dining Menus on Routes to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

JAL to Revamp In-Flight Dining Menus on Routes to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

Japan Airlines announced that it will begin serving new menu items in its premium economy and economy class cabins on various international routes next month.
Beginning June 1, JAL will offer new dishes on flights from Tokyo Narita, Tokyo Haneda, and Osaka to China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, and will offer the same new items in premium economy and economy on flights from Nagoya to China and Taiwan starting September 1.
The …

New DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Suzhou, China

New DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Suzhou, China

Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Suzhou in Eastern China. Situated approximately 55 miles (90 kilometers) west of Shanghai, the hotel is the first of the brand’s properties to be located in Suzhou.
The hotel offers 357 guestrooms, as well as 181 one-, two- and three-bedroom suites. Each room has a 40” LCD TV and complimentary Internet.
Meeting and event space includes a 10,763-square-foot (1,000-square-meter) grand ballroom, as …

United to Launch San Francisco-Xi’an, China Route

United to Launch San Francisco-Xi’an, China Route

United Airlines announced that it will begin new seasonal service to Xi’an, China from San Francisco on Sunday, May 8. The route, which will be offered through October 27, will be the first transpacific service to the Chinese city by a U.S. carrier.
Flights will depart San Francisco International Airport at 1:25 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at Xianyang International Airport at 5:30 p.m. the following day. From Xi’an, …