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DoubleTree by Hilton Chengdu Longquanyi Opens in China

DoubleTree by Hilton Chengdu Longquanyi Opens in China

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new property in Chengdu, China. The DoubleTree by Hilton Chengdu Longquanyi is the first of the brand’s hotels to be located in the city.
The property has 394 guestrooms, 48 of which are suites. Each room has a 42” LED TV.
Guests can use the hotel’s 24-hour fitness center, as well as the property’s indoor pool and Jacuzzi. The hotel has over 16,468 …

Hilton Debuts New Hotel in Fuzhou, China

Hilton Debuts New Hotel in Fuzhou, China

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new skyscraper hotel in Fuzhou, China. The Hilton Fuzhou is the second of the company’s properties located in the coastal city.
The hotel is located on floors one, four, and 39-55 of the Sandi Lianhang building. The property offers 331 guestrooms and suites, each with floor-to-ceiling windows
Guests can dine at the hotel’s Fam Kitchen restaurant, which features local Fuzhou specialties, as well …

Hilton Huizhou Longman Resort Opens in China

Hilton Huizhou Longman Resort Opens in China

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new property in Huizhou, China. The Hilton Huizhou Longman Resort is located 80 minutes from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.
The hotel has 366 guestroom and suites, each with floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the rivers and hillsides outside. Many of the suites also have hot-spring pools.
Guests can use the hotel’s 24-hour fitness center, as well as the outdoor pool. The property also …

Tianjin Airlines Begins Tianjin-Xi’an-Auckland Flights

Tianjin Airlines Begins Tianjin-Xi’an-Auckland Flights

Tianjin Airlines announced the launch of new service between Tianjin and Auckland, New Zealand, with a stopover in Xi’an on December 30.
Flights will depart at Tianjin at 9:10 p.m. on Fridays, and arrive in Xi’an at 11:10 p.m. Flights will then depart for Auckland at 1:10 a.m. on Saturday and arrive at 7:05 p.m.
Flights from Auckland to Xi’an are scheduled to depart at 10:05 p.m. on Saturdays and arrive at …

Marriott to Open 40 New Luxury Hotels in 2018

Marriott to Open 40 New Luxury Hotels in 2018

Marriott Hotels and Resorts announced plans to open approximately 40 new higher-end properties next year, in multiple countries including Australia, China, Germany, Mexico, and Israel.
Marriott will debut six new Ritz-Carlton properties including in locations that include China’s Jiuzhaigou Valley and Los Cabos, Mexico. In addition, the company plans to renovate several Ritz-Carlton properties, including The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin and the Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul.
New St. Regis hotels are set to open in Cairo …

Air China to Launch Shenzhen-Los Angeles Route

Air China to Launch Shenzhen-Los Angeles Route

Air China announced the start of new service between Shenzhen and Los Angeles. The route is the first non-stop between the two cities.
Flights are scheduled to depart Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport at 11:30 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, arriving at Los Angeles International Airport at 8 p.m. From Los Angeles, flights will depart at 10:50 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and will arrive at 5:40 a.m. two days …

10 Tips for Your First Time Driving Abroad

One of the great pleasures of traveling abroad is driving the magnificent highways and scenic roads, be it the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße in Austria, Route One in Iceland, the Stelvio Pass in Italy, the Trollstigen in Norway, or the Karakoram Highway connecting China and Pakistan. A drive is a brilliant way to get to know a country and its innate beauty at your own pace.
Whether you rent a car, do euro …