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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, …

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Hotels Open at Shenzen Airport in China

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Hotels Open at Shenzen Airport in China

Hyatt announced the opening of a new joint Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel at Shenzen Airport in southern China. The Hyatt Place Shenzen Airport and Hyatt House Shenzen Airport are the first combined Hyatt Place and Hyatt House properties in the Asia/Pacific region, and are located at Shenzen Bao’an International Airport, with direct access to Terminal 3.
The Hyatt Place hotel offers 167 guestrooms with free Wi-Fi. Guests can have …