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The Travel and Tourism Industry in China

The Travel and Tourism Industry in China

The Travel and Tourism industry in China has experienced a decade of changes. The first half of the decade saw incredible growth in China’s outbound international Travel and Tourism that was built on travel group experiences and shopping motivated travelers. Howeve,r...

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China’s National Parks: Capitalizing on Conservation:

China’s National Parks: Capitalizing on Conservation:

China’s National Parks are some of the most complex business models as it needs to focus on the importance of having a sustainable and balanced system that benefits all stakeholders. The main challenges identified primarily stem from a lack of harmonization between...

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Chinese Public Holidays in 2020

Now that the Western holiday season is over, it is a perfect moment to inform you about when the Chinese public holidays in 2020 are, and the reasons behind them. During public holidays in China everyone has time off and most offices will be closed. It is important to...

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China’s Growth Rate: How bad is 6%?

China’s Growth Rate: How bad is 6%?

As you might have heard the economic growth of China is slowly stagnating. Where China’s growth rate used to  be around 10% in 2011, the current growth rate is at 6.3% in 2019. China has the 21st highest economic growth rate in the world. 6% might not sound like a...

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The March Towards a Cashless China

The March Towards a Cashless China

Although it is China who first introduced paper money to the world in the 9th century during the Tang Dynasty, cash is rapidly becoming a thing of the past in modern Chinese society. Whether it is paying for a ride cross town using Didi Chuxing (China’s equivalent of...

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What happened in the year 1421?

From 1421 to 1423, during the Ming Dynasty of China under Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和), commanded by the Chinese captains, discovered Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Antarctica, the Northeast Passage; and circumnavigated Greenland.

Due to this endeavour we can conclude that “1421 is the year that the Chinese discover the world”.