DOT hopes to sustain Chinese tourist arrivals

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT hopes to sustain Chinese tourist arrivals 

MANILA, April 13 — With the Chinese market reflecting the biggest growth in tourist arrivals to the Philippines with 130,916 visitors this year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has expressed hope that this surge will continue regardless of sea disputes.

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Air China to launch direct flights between Beijing and Montreal

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Air China to launch direct flights between Beijing and Montreal 

BEIJING, Sept. 28 — Air China will begin direct flights between Beijing and Canada's Montreal on Sept. 29 this year, the airline announced on Monday.

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Air China, Air NZ sign alliance to promote tourism, trade

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WELLINGTON, Sept. 1 — The New Zealand government has approved a strategic alliance between Air New Zealand and Air China in a move that will boost the country's tourism sector, Transport Minister Simon Bridges said Tuesday.

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China, Germany to boost air connections to Cuba

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HAVANA, June 16 — Chinese and German airlines are strengthening their air connections with Cuba, state daily Granma reported Monday.

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Houston-Asia air traffic takes off, experiences unprecedented growth

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Houston-Asia air traffic takes off, experiences unprecedented growth 

HOUSTON, May 13 — Since Air China began nonstop service between Houston and Beijing on July 11, 2013, several airlines have inaugurated or planned flights between the United States' fourth largest city and business centers throughout Asia.

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(2nd Lead-Writethru) Shanghai index closes above 3,500-point mark

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BEIJING, March 17 — China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index hit a near seven-year high on Tuesday, rising 1.55 percent to end at 3,502.85 points.

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More China-Milan flights ahead of World Expo 2015

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BEIJING, March 9 — Chinese and Italian Airlines will increase flights between China and Milan ahead of the World Expo 2015, slated to be held in the Italian city from May 1 to October 31.

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Over 1,000 Chinese return after Nepal airport re-opening

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Over 1,000 Chinese return after Nepal airport re-opening 

BEIJING, March 9 — More than 1,000 Chinese tourists have returned home taking flights on China's three major airlines after a crash-landed Turkish plane caused four-day suspension of a Nepalese airport.

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