China Travel Distribution Summit 2010, in Beijing September 15-16, will feature global travel innovators including Gregg Brockway of TripIt, a new itinerary management Web service. Here’s a quick background interview on Gregg from Maggie Rauch.
Official spokesperson of the UK Pavilion Katherine Dixon explains the concept behind the Seed Cathedral. She shares some background on the world’s first Expo, the Crystal Palace, and also what to look forward in the UK Pavilion in the next months.
Book review of the banned book by Richard McGregor that talks about the Chinese Communist Party. What did McGregor write that earned the ire of the Chinese censors? Point-by-point summary of what to expect when you get yourself a copy (if you don’t get arrested for buying it).
If you are planning to go to the Shanghai World Expo at a later time and are hoping that the crowds will be gone by then, that would never happen. Our fearless forecast is that the numbers will be getting higher. Student groups now get special prices. And there is a conspiracy theory attached too.
A visit to the Australian Pavilion gave me happy feelings afterwards–great for kids! Learn about projects in the Outback, how China and Australia are connected, and what is that curious shape of the pavilion anyway?