China Tourism Introduces New Brand Logo
China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) has made "Beautiful China" the tag line of its tourism and introduced a new global brand logo. With an overall look as a stamp, the new logo integrates modern messaging with the ancient Chinese art form of calligraphy. The hieroglyph in the background means Travel?in ancient Chinese language, which shows a flag guiding a couple around. The blue color represents the sky, delivering China tourism's concepts - vitality, harmony and green travel. The red color gives tribute to the Chinese civilization that has been going on for thousands of years. Illustrating an international vision, the "Beautiful China" logo represents China's promising and welcoming tourism industry.
Beijing & Shanghai Approve 72-Hour Visa Waiver for Canadian Transit Tourists
Approved by the State Council of the People's Republic of China, a new policy will take effect on Jan 1, 2013 to enable transit travelers from 45 foreign countries to enjoy a 72-hour visa-free stay in Beijing or Shanghai.
To enjoy this visa-free stay, transit foreign travelers will be asked to present the following documents once arrive at the airport of Beijing or Shanghai (Beijing Capital International Airport , Pudong international Airport or Hongqiao International Airport): valid international travel documents, valid visa of the destination country (region) and air ticket or other proof (with date and seat shown) of the connecting flight to a third country (region) that departs within 72 hours.
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