14 Results in category Travel

Photo Showcase: Shenzhen's New Western Binhai Promenade (From Sea World to Shenzhen Bay Sports Park)

on 06/22/2017 - 04:51 pm

After nearly two years of intense construction, the 6.6km Western Binhai Promenade, from Sea World to the Shenzhen Bay Sports Park is about to open to the public. China Merchants Shekou has recently shared these great photos.
 




Pictures of the Parks
There are six recommended scenic areas along the newly constructed coastal promenade.

1. Modern Design
Newly designed corridors





2. Flower Garden
The coastline boasts many beautiful flower species: 蓝花楹、红花玉蕊、中华无忧树、假苹婆、朴树、水蒲桃、银海枣、龙船花树、仪花、腊肠树等


3. Steel Lighthouse
Incorporates Shekou's industrial roots into the park's design.









4. Stunning Natural Views of the Mountain, Sea, and Sky
Enj ...

Forging Strong Lasting Relationships at the Canton Fair in China

on 04/12/2017 - 01:48 pm

Whether you're a buyer or a seller, attending trade fairs is not only a great way of meeting new potential business partners but also strengthening existing relationships. Simply attending the fair and holding conversations on the exhibition floors though isn't always enough.
 
Hundreds of thousands of buyers from more than 210 countries will be flocking into Southern China this week for the 121st Canton Fair; where, according to the Canton Fair's website, over 24,000 exhibitors will be waiting throughout the 1.18 million square meter exhibition floor. With that amount of people it can be difficult forging any real lasting relationships. 
 
At ShekouDaily, we focus on prov ...

Chiwan Tian Hou Temple in Shekou Shenzhen China

on 01/26/2017 - 08:00 pm

Tian Hou Gong, Chiwan's Goddess Temple, is said to have been built as an offering to the Goddess Mazu as far back as 1410. You may also see the temple's name spelled "Tin Han" is some of their marketing materials.
 
Mazu is the patron saint of seafarers and is often visited by locals before heading off to sea. They say that of the 1500 temples devoted to her across 26 countries, this is the largest in Guangdong.

 
It's a fairly small temple and is currently undergoing renovations; however, at just 15 RMB for tickets it's not a bad place to visit. We suggest calling ahead of any visit as their hours may fluctuate during renovation. 0755-2685-3219.

 
Various events are ...

Full-Service Check-In Now Available at the New Shekou Cruise Center

on 12/21/2016 - 03:20 pm

Cathay Pacific recently announced that it is the first airline to open a dedicated check-in service at the new at Shekou Cruise Center (aka: new Ferry Terminal) to now provide one-stop service.
 
"Cathay Pacific customers from the Pearl River Delta region can now enjoy the airline’s dedicated check-in service at Shenzhen’s new Shekou Cruise Home Port, ensuring greater convenience and an enhanced travel experience before they board our flights in Hong Kong." 


Photo credit: Cathay Pacific
 
Cathay Pacific General Manager Sales PRD & Hong Kong Liza Ng said that "On arrival at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), customers can step straight from th ...

NEW Shekou Ferry Terminal [HOW-TO GUIDE]

on 10/31/2016 - 11:42 am

On October 15th, 2016 ShekouDaily was the first to share pictures and update you (in English) about the new Shekou Ferry Terminal at Prince Bay Port. Today, we'd like to add to that with this quick How To Guide to Getting To and Using the New Ferry Terminal. Although the new ferry terminal is much nicer, for the few days it's a bit cumbersome so we'd like to help you avoid any unnecessary troubles.
 
UPDATE: More options are now available for Getting to the New Ferry Terminal. Click here for details. For details on Navigating the New Ferry Terminal, see below.
 
HOW TO GET TO THE NEW FERRY TERMINAL
 
For the next two to four days or so, the only way to get to the new Fer ...

Weekly Cruises Depart Shekou From Nov 13th for 3,599 RMB!

on 10/15/2016 - 08:27 pm

It's official! The first cruise to set sail from Shekou will be SuperStar Virgo from Star Cruises. Their Virgo Grand Voyage will leave Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen on Sunday November 13th for a 5-Day Voyage to Vietnam and back.
 

 
Virgo is a five star luxury cruise ship with more than twenty-five restaurants, bars, entertainment and activities. It's home port will be the new Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen. the only domestic Chinese port that can accommodate the larger 220,000 ton cruise ships.
 

 

 
We're delighted to have been invited to the opening party and be among the first group of people to embark upon the SuperStar Virgo in Shekou, S ...

New Shekou Ferry Terminal at Prince Bay Port

on 10/15/2016 - 07:22 pm

Doors will open soon as the first stage of construction at the new Prince Bay Port is almost finished. The new 12-story facility, covering 40,000 square meters, will take over customs/border crossing from the original Shekou Ferry Terminal and will also have commercial offices, scenic views, leisure and entertainment activities.

 
 
Ferry services will continue to link Shekou, Shenzhen to Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Airport, Macao and Zhuhai. So far no changes to the schedules have been announced. If there are, we'll update our Ferry Schedules.
 

 
Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen is the only domestic Chinese port that can accommodate the larger 220,000 ...

1st Cruise Ship Arrived to Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen

on 10/15/2016 - 07:11 pm

Super StarVirgo of Star Cruises pulled into the new Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen on Friday afternoon October 14th, 2016; ahead of its opening party.
 

Photo provided by "People who Love Shekou”
 
 
Source: CMHK-XL
 

Photo provided by "People who Love Shekou”
 
The opening celebration event was held from 6pm til after midnight where guests were given a tour, provided a presentation about the cruises, enjoyed dinner and were treated to a party by BeatShip.
 
 
 

 

 
Star Cruises invited members of the China Merchants Group, the Shenzhen Travel Association and media to have a first hand look and to witne ...

Amazing All-Inclusive Hainan Beach Holiday Just 649 RMB (Must book by Oct 10th!)

on 10/08/2016 - 07:19 pm

Wow! This looks like an amazing deal! An EDM music festival at the beach, a Beach Bikini Color Run, a Full Moon party, scuba diving and other water sports, a tour of attractions such as the Lingshui Coconut Village and Monkey Island, all local transportation, as well as three meals a day and 4-star accommodation in Hainan!
 
All for just 649 RMB for expats who book before Monday October 10th! Regularly priced 3,000 RMB.
 
This unique opportunity is brought to you by Expats Express with the financial sponsorship of the Hainan government. Don't miss this Hainan International Youth Festival happening this October 20th - 2 ...

Shekou Ferry Schedule - Hong Kong Airport

on 08/21/2016 - 08:14 pm

The following information is translated from the China Merchant Shekou Ferry Terminal Services web site at: http://www.szgky.com/.  Changes announced publicly will be posted here, however, last minute changes to the ferry schedule will be posted at the ferry terminal when applicable. For more information for trips to/from the Hong Kong International Airport call: (0755) 2669.1213.

The page displays the Shekou Ferry Schedule to and from the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). For other routes see: Shekou to/from Hong Kong Central, Shekou to/from Zhuhai, or Shekou to/from Macau.
 

 
TO HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (HKIA) FROM SHEKOU
TRAVEL TIME: About 30 min ...