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  • Eatwith partners with Chinese travel titans in culinary experiences2018-04-18

    Eatwith, the world’s largest community for culinary experiences connecting travellers with locals, announces today new partnerships with five of China’s biggest names in the Chinese travel industry, Ctrip (WeiLingDui), Qyer, Tongcheng, Meituan-Dianping and Mafengwo. From this partnership, users of the five services will now have access to Eatwith’s authentic food experiences with locals around ...
  • Meituan-Dianping CEO denies the $3 billion fundraising rumor2018-04-17

    Two sources close to the matter told Caixin that China’s largest on-demand service provider is mulling a new round of fundraising, with one saying the USD 3 billion injection could further push up its valuation to USD 40 billion. The move comes as Meituan-Dianping is aggressively shoring up its core food delivery business and expanding its nascent ride-hailing service, an area that the company w...
  • China eyes tourism growth by legalizing gambling in Hainan2018-04-16

    China will support the development of horse racing and other projects including beach and water sports in Hainan, according to a reform agenda approved by China’s cabinet and announced in the official Xinhua News Agency Saturday. Any shift in China’s approach toward gambling could end up threatening the USD 33 billion casino industry in Macao - the world’s largest gaming center - as well as ot...
  • Airbnb doubles down in China with launch of Airbnb Plus2018-03-31

    Airbnb Plus is intended for guests who are looking for beautiful homes, exceptional hosts and added peace of mind. Every qualified Airbnb Plus home has been inspected and verified in person against a 100+ point checklist covering cleanliness, comfort and design. There are around 100 Airbnb Plus homes already available for booking in Shanghai for international and domestic travelers. ...
  • Airbnb doubles down in China with launch of Airbnb Plus2018-03-30

    Airbnb launched Airbnb Plus in Shanghai on March 28 and plans to expand the service to more cities this year. The company also launched the newly established Airbnb Host Academy to service local hosts. Just one month ago, the company unveiled a Roadmap that puts Airbnb on a path to more than 1 billion annual guests by 2028. The Roadmap introduces new products and services including four new prope...
  • India, China generate 46% biddable inventory in mobile advertising2018-03-29

    Supported by Vpon’s Trata DMP which possesses 60 million Asian tourists’ behavior data, the APAC Mobile Advertising Statistics and Trends Report throws light on the mobile behavior of Greater China (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan) tourists traveling to Singapore, Japan and Thailand, as well as the latest APAC mobile programmatic advertising statistics and trends. Nearly one-third of Grea...
  • China's HNA calls off Swiss listing of airline caterer Gategroup at last minute2018-03-28

    HNA Group scrapped its planned listing of Swiss-based airline caterer Gategroup at the 11th hour on Monday, dealing a blow to the cash-strapped Chinese conglomerate’s efforts to reduce its debt mountain. Gategroup, which announced in a statement that the IPO had been canceled, had been due to start trading in Switzerland on Tuesday, with the IPO valuing the whole company at as much as USD 2.8 bi...
  • 7.35 million Chinese tourists visit Japan in 2017, up 15%2018-03-27

    Juri Shineda, an official with the Beijing office of the organization, said at a promotion event that 7.35 million Chinese tourists visited Japan in 2017, up 15 percent over the previous year. Travel agencies are introducing more products to meet the needs of travelers. "We offer travel plans based on the season," said Zhang Yue at the Xi'an office of the China Travel Service. "The cherry blosso...
  • Search engine developer Sogou launches AI-powered travel translator2018-03-26

    Sogou, an innovator in search and a leader in China's Internet industry, today announced that its AI-powered, portable translation device, the Sogou Travel Translator, sold out on March 19, 2018, the first day of the product's official launch. Exclusively available through JD.com, all available units of the Sogou Travel Translator have been sold with total sales exceeding RMB 10 million (approxim...
  • Meituan-Dianping’s car-hailing service hits Shanghai’s streets2018-03-22

    Starting Wednesday, users in Shanghai can hail rides through Meituan’s mobile app, which already offers a range of services such as food delivery, hotel bookings and movie tickets. But the company’s efforts to enter China’s capital hit a regulatory hurdle as it was reportedly summoned by the transportation bureau “for a conversation” in January. Now, however, a relaxation of regulatory barr...

The Dragon Hotel Hangzhou

The Dragon Hotel is on the doorstep of the stunning Baoshi (Jewel) Mountain, close to the historic and picturesque West Lake, with 35km away from the Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport. One of the Best Business Hotels by the Golden Pillow in 2010, The Dragon is the best choice for visitors from China and around the world. The hotel cooperates with IBM in an effort to constantly seek out new technologies and breakthroughs to design entire system, providing marvellous intelligent hotel solutions. Guests can enjoy various international delicacies in cosy places such as D’Cafe self-service restaurant, Grand Dragon Chinese Restaurant, Cantina wine cellar, D’Back, Laurel Lobby Lounge, Executive lounge and Cigar Bar, all of which will bring you memorable experiences. Superior, Deluxe, Executive Floor, Suites and Serviced Apartments from the 566 luxurious guest rooms of the hotel are spacious, calming, and furnished with a unique design. Each rooms are equipped with well appointed bathroom, international branded bath sets, US King Koil bed and linen, high-speed broadband & Wi-Fi, smart room navigation system, TV-based door guard system and digital peephole viewer, in-room smart phone, multimedia interactive TV system, memory card and music/radio player, DVD player, i-pod/i-phone/i-pad adaptors, bedside speakers, choices of pillows and many more.