Imperial Tours’ China Luxury Travel Blog
The Year of the Rooster
Chinese New Year, also referred to as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival, is the biggest and most important holiday in China. In terms of significance in Chinese culture the Lunar New Year is comparable to combining Thanksgiving and Christmas together. We have assembled some traditions and facts behind one of the world’s largest celebrations to provide a better understanding of this holiday. We have also put together some useful travel tips should y...
Marketing China has never been more exciting, easy and profitable. As you may know Imperial Tours has partnered with Peninsula Hotels to bring you Peninsula Private Jet Tours Through China. Through this collaboration we have developed three bespoke travel experiences through China: Culture & Heritage, Family and Culinary. But what you may not know is that we have also developed a marketing plan designed to help you get the word out about these itineraries. Our Marketing Plan gives you the...
Imagine exploring three of the worlds most dynamic and fast paced cities from the comfort and convenience of a private jet. Imperial Tours has partnered with Peninsula Hotels, renowned for flawless service and quality, to provide you with the ultimate China experience, Peninsula Hotels’ Private Jet Tours. We have crafted three themed itineraries – Culinary, Family and Culture & Heritage – each designed with immersive experiences to captivate you while introducing the...
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA)
China has some fabulous art galleries showcasing the best Chinese and international artists from past to present. Here we list some of the best places in the country to get yourself acquainted with the breadth of both Chinese and international art, in particular contemporary art.
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing
Located in the 798 Art Zone, the UCCA was designed to be a global art center in Beijing. It is a not-for-profi...
Luxury boutique hotel Alila comes to China, located in the bamboo forests of Anji
Imperial Tours has compiled another roundup of what’s happening and what’s new in China luxury travel this spring.
Art, Culture & Fashion
This month will unveil the opening of the first Shanghai store for home-grown fashion designer Ms Min. Up until now her gorgeous designs were only available online or in department stores like Lane Crawford. The new store is designed by Italian architect Vinc...
China has been a land fueling creativity for thousands of years but there seems to have been a resurgence of interest from the West in Chinese creativity recently. Last year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and a handful of other museums featured exhibits on Chinese art. In the previous year, The Smithsonian showcased Chinese-American food and this past November The Met documented Chinese fashion and its global impact. Both exhibits noted that Chinese culture has been influencing th...
Minsheng Art Museum in Beijing
Imperial Tours has compiled another roundup of what’s happening and what’s new in China luxury travel this fall.
Art & Culture
Fall is a busy time on the art scenes in China’s key cities. Beijing Design Week (Sep. 23rd to Oct. 7th) is running for a total of two weeks this year and they have expanded their number of installations and events across the city. Shanghai is hosting both the Shanghai Art Fair in November and the Art 021 Shanghai...
The importance of Chinese art stretches far back into ancient times, and continues to this day. This upcoming year, the art world at large has taken note of its continued importance and a number of exhibitions around the world are featuring solely Chinese art. These range from showcasing ancient Chinese ceramics to classical ink scrolls and paintings to modern day sculptures of the contemporary art world. Here we have compiled a brief roundup of global Chinese art exhibits that you won’t...
Wang Family Ancestral Hall, part of Ai Weiwei's new exhibition in Beijing. Photo courtesy of Galleria Continua.
Imperial Tours has compiled a roundup of what’s happening and what’s new in China luxury travel this summer.
Art & Culture
Ai Weiwei’s first solo exhibition in China titled ‘Ai Weiwei’ is currently on show in the 798 art district in Beijing. Ai Weiwei has brought an ancient ancestral temple from southern China and reconstructe...
China’s art community is crossing borders and making a name for itself by hosting a myriad of annual art shows. While private companies and galleries tend to run these shows, the Chinese government has made efforts to support national and international contemporary art within China recently. This fall two major art shows, BolognaFiere Shanghai Contemporary Art Show and Beijing Design Week, innovatively merge China’s knack for inventions with international perspective.
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