Starwood skis into Asia-Pacific

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With the winter sports season underway in the northern hemisphere, skiers have an exciting new option with the recent opening of Starwood Hotels and Resorts’ first dual-branded ski resort in China. The Westin Changbaishan and Sheraton Changbaishan resorts are located adjacent to the slopes of northeast China’s Changbai mountain range, near the border with North …

72 hour visa-free stay in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou

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Effective on January 1st, 2013, both Beijing and Shanghai will allow transit passengers from 45 countries to stay in these cities for up to 72 hours without a visa. Shanghai has already been offering visa-free transit stays for some certain passport-holders for a maximum of 48 hours. In Shanghai, transit passengers holding third country visas and plane tickets can enter Shanghai through the …