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Hefei-Guangzhou high-speed trains to run daily

Starting April 1, high-speed trains from Hefei in Anhui province to Guangdong’s Guangzhou will run daily, making it more convenient for travelers. Train schedules G279 – from Jinan West to Guangzhou South and G278 / 5 – from Qingdao to Guangzhou South will be changed from running every other day to a day-to-day basis, the […]

GEG to open office in Guangzhou

GEG Travel is set to open a third office in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou in September. The company is also expanding its European tour program to include South-eastern Europe. According to Kenneth Tang, Guangzhou is a market with “very big potential” particularly for its family charter tours and mid- to high-end products. The Rotterdam-based company […]

Proximity launches in Guangzhou

Omnicom’s Proximity China has opened a new office in Guangzhou in order to support its network clients in Southern China. BBDO, sister agency of Proximity, has been operating in the Guangdong capital for some time. The company also has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The agency will add more clients to its list […]

Jumeirah to open serviced residences in Guangzhou

Dubai-based Jumeirah Group has signed a new agreement with GT Land to operate serviced residences in Guangzhou, which will be situated next to its planned luxury hotel. The group will operate 169 serviced residences in a separate low-rise tower near The Jumeirah Guangzhou Hotel, which is set to open next year offering 207 hotel rooms […]

Agoda.com offers hotel deals for Canton Fair

In preparation for the 115th edition of the China Import and Export Fair, Asia’s leading hotel booking site Agoda.com introduces early bird hotel deals in Guangzhou, where huge crowds of manufacturers,  importers and exporters worldwide gather for the largest trade fair in the region. Commonly called the Canton Fair, the biannual event will be staged […]

New US Consulate General in Guangzhou opens

A ribbon cutting ceremony has recently been hosted for the new US Consulate General in China’s southern metropolis of Guangzhou. Occupying a 7.5-acre lot in the Pearl River New Town district, the multi-building complex provides a modern, secure and convenient workplace for Consulate staff. The $267 million project includes two office buildings, a warehouse with […]

Guangzhou grants “hukou” to service industry workers

The Guangdong capital of Guangzhou has recently introduced an immigrant policy on the household registration system or “hukou,” allowing outsiders engaged in public service sectors to obtain it. Under the new policy, non-locals engaged in service industries in positions such as medical staff, bus drivers and sanitation workers can obtain the “hukou,” which then applies […]

TI Automotive opens Guangzhou facility

US-based company TI Automotive Ltd has opened a new plant in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou to blow mold fuel tank systems, making it its second blow molding fuel tank facility in China. The 67,000 sq ft plant in Guangzhou, which will employ 40 people, will make tanks for Qoros, Citroen, Peugeot, Toyota and Nissan. […]

Chinese delegation promotes fair in UAE

A Chinese trade delegation from government-sponsored institution China Foreign Trade Centre Group recently visited the UAE aiming to invite more businesses to take part at the China Import and Export Fair. Known as the Canton Fair, the event will happen in three phases at the Guangdong capital of Guangzhou with the participation of 500 international […]

Canton Fair introduced in Hanoi

The 115th edition of the China Import and Export Fair, or simply the Canton Fair, has been introduced at a recent conference in Hanoi, Vietnam. Bilateral trade between the two countries grew from US$32 million in 1991 to US$50 billion last year, said Xu Bing, Deputy Director of China Foreign Trade Center. Xu hoped that […]