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Travel Happiness: China - The #1 Destination in the World

Travel Happiness
China - The #1 Destination in the World

The World Trade Organization is already predicting that by 2020, China will be the number one destination in the world. In 2006, 1.7 million Americans visited China, making it the number one outbound destination in the Orient. China offers the experience of a lifetime. That is why agents should take advantage of this popular trend and sell China, if they have not already been doing so.
China will be hosting two major international events: the Olympics in Beijing in 2008 and the World Expo in Shanghai's in 2010.
It is home to 30 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including well known attractions such as the Great Wall and the Forbidden City in Beijing, the Terra Cotta Army in Xi'an, and the Potala Palace in Tibet, as well as some lesser known sites such as the Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong scenic areas in Sichuan, the Old Town of Lijiang in Yunnan, and the Mogao Grottoes along the Silk Road, all of which can be experienced on our tours.
The second phase of the Yangtze River Dam Project was completed last year, and cruise ships are now traversing the 5-step shiplocks. As an engineering feat it is without parallel, but more importantly, it makes the river more navigable, opening up new and spectacular scenery along this, the third longest river in the world.
In 2007, the new deluxe "Diamond Series" offering the ultra deluxe comfort for the most discerning travelers, with focus on the Yangtze River Cruises. From 5-star accommodations to upgraded dining and entertainment, our clients are guaranteed a dream vacation of a lifetime. Fabulous new shows are included in the "Diamond Series", such as The Impression Liu Sanjie, the Legend of Kung Fu".
Our partner, Pacific Travel and Trade Corp, has enabled us to departures from many U.S. points, with our 2007/2008 series using United as our international carrier.

Written by Richards World Travel, Inc. in Hagerstown.

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