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News China » Travel: Experiencing China's Lunar New Year travel rush -- by motorbike

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/china-lunar-new-year-journey-home-motorbike-intl/index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Guangdong, China (CNN) — It's not the safest option but for many of China's migrant workers a motorbike is the cheapest and easiest way to make it home for the country's biggest holiday -- the Lunar New Year. Yang Ricai, a 36-year-old factory worker, is ...

News China » Travel: More tourists travel around China during holiday

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/more-tourists-travel-around-china-during-holiday/ar-BBJhDOx
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Tourists visit the Bund in east China's Shanghai, Feb. 17, 2018. The Chinese people enjoy their week-long holiday for the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, which fell on Feb. 16 this year. (Xinhua/Zhuang Yi) Some 287 million tourists ...

News China » Travel: China sees millions travel home for Lunar New Year

News channel or source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/china-lunar-new-year-travel-sees-millions-head-home/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

BEIJING --Millions in China were boarding trains, planes and automobiles Wednesday as the Lunar New Year travel rush, the world's largest seasonal human migration, reached its climax. China's most important festival falls on Friday and people were ...

News China » Travel: Kenya travel agents eye China business trips to boost revenues

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/19/c_136985761.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

NAIROBI, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's travel agents are increasingly turning to outbound business trips to China in a bid to boost their revenues, officials said on Monday. Mohammed Wanyoike, Chairman of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA), told ...

News China » Travel: China has 5 times the number of millennials the US has

News channel or source: https://therealdeal.com/2018/02/18/china-has-5x-the-number-of-millennials-than-the-u-s/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Some 90 percent of Chinese millennials own a smartphone. And even though only 6 percent of the country’s population has a passport, China represents the largest outbound travel market in the world, in large part due to younger globe trotters. Sign up for ...

News China » Travel: On Ctrip moves, Fliggy partnerships, Tongcheng-eLong and more China travel trends

News channel or source: https://www.tnooz.com/article/china-travel-trends-ctrip-fliggy-travelflan/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

It has been another busy couple of weeks in China’s online travel space with moves from Alibaba-owned Fliggy, Ctrip, Toncheng-eLong and TravelFlan to name just a few. Alongside news from these major players, there has also been investment and acquisition ...

News China » Travel: 22 eerie photos show how China uses facial recognition to track its citizens as they travel, shop — and even use toilet paper

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-china-uses-facial-recognition-technology-surveillance-2018-2
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

There are 170 million surveillance cameras in China. By 2020, the country hopes to have 570 million — that's nearly one camera for every two citizens. At the same time, China is a building a national database that will recognize any citizen withinthree ...

News China » Travel: Foreign volunteers assist travelers during China’s Spring Festival travel rush

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/178096/foreign-volunteers-assist-travelers-chinas-spring-festival-travel-rush
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

At Zhengzhou East station, in the capital of Henan Province, an alarm buzzed after a woman inserted her train ticket into the ticket check machine. “Please stay behind the yellow line,” Mwamba Malama, from Zambia, said in Chinese, while helping the ...

News China » Travel: INSIGHT: Millions travel for China's Lunar New Year

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2018/02/15/insight-millions-travel-for-chinas-lunar?videoId=401409613
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Millions of migrants continue to flood out of the major cities in China to journey home to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival with families. Millions of migrants continue to flood out of the major cities in China to journey home to celebrate the Lunar ...

News China » Travel: Chinese New Year: China runs more trains to deal with holiday travel rush

News channel or source: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1089929.shtml
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It's the fifth day of the Lunar New Year and the China Railway Corporation says that around 9-point-5 million train trips were taken on Monday, up by half a million compared with the day before. The CRC said it has dispatched 636 additional trains to ...