China

Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich opens

In brief: The bustling Chinese business hub of Guangzhou – the country's third largest...

China Eastern joins SkyTeam alliance

Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines has finalised its membership of the SkyTeam airline allianc...

Divert your mobile through Skype to avoid roaming

There's a golden trick that tech-savvy travellers have been using for years to avoid global roami...

Data roaming 95% cheaper than Australian telcos

The walls around global roaming costs continue to tumble down, with a new data roaming service av...

Which Chinese airline for Virgin Australia?

In our continuing series on the potential partner airlines Virgin Australia has its eye on, Austr...

Canberra Airport gears up for international flight

While the Federal Government promises to yet again look into a second airport for Sydney, Canberr...

Dubai comes to Shanghai

Jumeirah, the Dubai luxury hotel group, has opened its first five-star luxury hotel in China at t...

Is it safe to go to Japan yet?

Business travellers with appointments, suppliers and counterparts in Japan are making decisions a...

Avoid global roaming data fees in 32 countries

A new service is offering unlimited mobile internet access in 32 countries around the world for a...

Westin opens new hotel in Nanjing CBD

The Westin Nanjing has opened in the capital of China's Jiangsu province, bringing the Starwood c...

China blocking Gmail and secure VPNs

Bad news for business travellers to China: reports are emerging that the Chinese government is mo...

Qantas crews won't stay in Tokyo

Qantas management has decided international cabin crews will be accommodated overnight in Hong Ko...

MAP: Japan's main crisis areas

Australian Business Traveller has plotted the areas of disruption and potential danger in Ja...

Earthquake, tsunami, volcano disrupt Japan travel

Earthquake and tsunami damage, a nuclear crisis, the ash cloud from an erupting volcano, severe f...

Getting to and from Japan after earthquake/tsunami

Authorities in Australia and around the world are advising against non-essential travel to Japan....

Japanese volcano ash cloud affects Asian flights

Business travellers with flights to Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan should check arrival and depar...

Air China orders new Boeing 747-8I jumbos

Air China ordered five of Boeing's revamped 747-8I 'Intercontinental'  jumbo jet today, beco...

45 new airports: can China cope?

China's airspace is predicted to become busier than the United States in the next 10 years, but a...