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Beijing

22 Oct 2014
Steven Spielberg to help design Beijing’s Universal Studios
One of the world’s greatest directors and an American film studio are teaming together to create a £2 billion theme park in...
17 Jan 2013
Tourists flocked to Beijing in 2012
Beijing enjoyed a huge boost to its tourism industry last year, with revenues exceeding 360bn yuan (£36.2bn), according to new fi...
6 Mar 2012
China's National Museum reopens in Beijing
Travellers staying in hotels in Beijing can now visit the renovated National Museum of China, which officially opened to the public las...
16 Jun 2011
Beijing to launch high-speed rail link to Shanghai
The Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai are due to be linked up later this month by a new high-speed train line, which will be as fa...
12 Feb 2009
Beijing could boast a new tourist attraction in the future if reported plans for a new Universal Studios theme park in the Chinese capital come to fruition.The proposed park is exp...
26 Aug 2008
The 2008 Olympic Games will leave a positive legacy in its host city of Beijing, according to International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge.Speaking at a closing press co...
15 Aug 2008
The city of Beijing will see a long-term tourism benefit from the Olympic Games, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (Abta).Sean Tipton, a spokesman for the assoc...
12 Aug 2008
A new rail service has been unveiled that will provide visitors to Beijing with quicker and easier access to the Great Wall of China.The so-called Great Wall Express will cut in ha...
20 Mar 2008
Beijing, the capital of China, is set to boost its exposure and appeal to tourists ahead of the Olympic Games by offering city bus tours.Buses will travel along tourist routes taki...
28 Feb 2008
Beijing, the capital of China, plans to invest in a number of sites that are significant in the cultural tourism sector, reports suggest.Ahead of the Olympic Games in China this ye...