As of early September 2010, 49,177,000 total visitors have experienced the 2010 Shanghai World Expo! Each day, well over 200,000 people are coming to the expo to explore, learn and be entertained.

Here is a sampling of some recent events at the expo:

  • Performances from the Romanian children's ballet;
  • Festival of Nepal music and dance; and
  • Australia's 500th Airborne show recreating a scene from the Great Barrier Reef.

Pavilions from around the world host the very best from all countries, such as:

  • Beatles Day at the Liverpool Pavilion;
  • An artisitic interpretation of the transformation human beings in a perspective of squares at the Slovakia Pavilion;
  • A two-week Mexico City exhibition at the Mexico Pavilion; and
  • Samba dancing at the Brazil Pavilion.

These are just a few of the many cultural and scientific presentations happening every day at the expo. Learn more about the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, click here to visit the web site.

The 2010 Shanghai World Expo is open to the public until October 31, 2010 -- send your clients today for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste, hear and see the best from around the world, all in Shanghai!

Did you know?
The Expo Emblem, depicting the image of three people-you, me, him/her holding hands together, symbolizes the big family of mankind.


Tourist Arrivals from U.S. to China from January through June 2010
Arrivals
Growth over 2009
January
142,200
23.04%
February
112,700
3.24%
March
175,500
19.68%
April
176,200
16.53%
May
182,000
26.93%
June
192,700
17.73%
 
TOTAL
981,400
18.28%

Meet with CNTO at Upcoming Trade Shows

The Motivation Show in Chicago
October 12-14, 2010

USTOA Annual Conference &
Marketplace in New Orleans

December 10-12, 2010


Vacation Packages to China

Learn more about some of the many great tour packages that are available now to let your clients discover China -- everything from Hot Deals and Luxury Trips to Cruises, Hotel Offers and Shanghai 2010 World Expo packages.

Click here to see vacation
packages to China!


How To Send Your Clients to the 2010 Shanghai World Expo

Peregrine Travel Group is the exclusive distributor of tickets to the 2010 Shanghai World Expo in the U.S. market. Travel Agents and their clients can buy tickets and pay by credit card online by visiting www.WorldExpoChina.net, the official 2010 Shanghai World Expo web site in USA. For more information, contact Peregrine Travel Group at: www.WorldExpoChina.net, PeregrineTravelGroup@earthlink.net or 1-925-984-4984.

Aman Resorts at Summer Palace, Beijing

So many visitors to China want to experience the Summer Palace in Beijing... so why not stay steps away from from one of China’s most iconic sites? A sanctuary of peace where a sense of balance and tranquility pervades throughout, Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing opens its doors to China's regal past and captures the essence of the Ming Dynasty's elegant aesthetic.

Adjacent to the East Gate of the Summer Palace grounds, Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing is housed in a series of dwellings, most of which date back over one hundred years. Some of the original dwellings were used by guests of the Summer Palace awaiting an audience with the Empress Dowager Cixi at the turn of the twentieth century.

Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing offers a variety of accommodations which pay homage to the traditional architecture of the Summer Palace, celebrating its courtyard architectural style. Suites surround an internal courtyard featuring an intricate latticework of pathways, separating formal gardens and trees.

The aesthetic references draw upon traditional materials and the architecture and design of the Ming Dynasty period. Floors are finished in Jin clay tiles which have been polished to achieve a deep lustre. The ceilings are mostly open to exposed wooden roof beams and structural columns.

Explore Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing for yourself and for your clients. Click here to learn more today.


Discover the Beauty of Suzhou and Wuxi, Jiangsu Province

Jiangsu is an eastern Chinese province, with more than 620 miles of coastline along the Yellow Sea. The Yangtze River flows from west to east in the southern portion of the province, and borders Shanghai Municipality in the south. While the climate in Jiangsu is semi-humid and subtropical, there are four distinct seasons with cold winters and hot summers. Spring and autumn are the best times to visit.

Nanjing, one of the six ancient capitals of China, is the administrative center of Jiangsu Province. Situated at the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing has numerous tourist attractions for your clients to enjoy. Yangtze River Bridge in Nanjing is very famous and impressive. Opened on December 23, 1968, it is one of the greatest achievements of the Communist Party and a great source of pride to the Chinese. The Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the mausoleum of the great revolutionary forerunner, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, is a well-preserved tourist destination. Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum built for Zhu Yuan Zhang, the founder of the Ming Dynasty (1368~1644), is one of the largest ancient imperial tombs in China.

Suzhou is the historic garden city in Jiangsu Province, a center for cotton, silk and wool production. As your clients walk through the Humble Administrator's Garden, they will feel as if they are in a traditional Chinese ink-and-wash painting. The Lingering Garden is one of the best gardens in Suzhou as well as being one of the four most famous gardens in China. The layout of the town and the residential areas maintains the traditional style and the old river ways and boats are very popular among the visitors.

Wuxi is one of the 15 economic central cities in China, known as the "homeland of fish and rice." Taihu Lake, the third largest freshwater lake in China, has many islets which are now popular tourist destinations. The Three Kingdoms City also is a popular attraction -- the area was built in 1993 to film the historical Chinese television program "The Romance of Three Kingdoms," which is based on one of the four most famous novels in China. Due to ongoing filming, visitors will sometimes see many people wearing ancient costumes, adding to the timeless feel of this historic city.

With culture and history alive in cities like Nanjing, Suzhou and Wuxi, the province of Jiangsu has so much to offer your clients. To learn more about Jiangsu, visit www.tastejiangsu.com.

 
     

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