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Contact:
Jeannie Hebert
508-234-9090 x 106
jhebert@blackstonevalley.org

Join the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce for an adventure to CHINA October 3rd to 11th

This October, The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a memorable 9-day journey to China for members and guests. This will be a cost-effective opportunity for area people to become familiar with some of the leading cities in China and to experience their centuries old customs and history, while witnessing first-hand their rapidly changing economy and their expanding role in the global marketplace. We invite you to join us for this unique immersion in Chinese culture.

Citslinc International, a company with over 28 years experience in China Tours has been working successfully with American Chambers of Commerce to offer this opportunity. "I admit I was skeptical when I first reviewed the tour materials and the pricing. I felt it was too good to be true," stated Jeannie Hebert President and CEO of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce. "Then I met with several Chamber of Commerce executives who have traveled on this tour and was overwhelmed by their positive reactions. Many of these people are booking return trips. When I met with the representative of Citslinc, I was blow away by their professionalism and attention to detail. I heartily recommend you investigate and take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity!"

For only $1,999.00
Beijing - Shanghai - Suzhou - Hangzhou

A breakfast orientation meeting will be held Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at a site TBA. A representative from Citslinc International, a company with over 28 years experience in China Tours will provide detailed information and answer all your questions. Contact Jeannie Hebert at 508 234 9090 X106 for more details and visit www.blackstonevalley.org for more information.

Your Trip Includes:

    China map
  • Roundtrip international airfare
  • Bus transportation to JFK from Chamber
    and return to Chamber from JFK provided
    at no additional charge
  • 4-and 5-star hotel accommodations
  • 3 meals each day
  • Deluxe bus tours
  • Fluent English-speaking tour guides
  • Entrance fees for attractions
  • This is a special Chamber Member price,
    non-members add $100
  • Add $450 for single occupancy
  • Add $4500 to fly Business Class
  • Additional Tours are available
  • A valid passport and visa are required
  • No vaccinations are necessary

Plan now to join the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce, business leaders and friends for this once in a lifetime China Adventure.

Space is limited. Call Jeannie Hebert 508 234 9090 X106 for more information or visit our website: www.blackstonevalley.org

Day 1 - JFK/Beijing
Check in at JFK International Airport for an afternoon flight. Your adventure begins as you fly trans-Pacific aboard a wide cabin jetliner.

Day 2 - Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China by 6:00pm. You will be met at the airport by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel after dinner.

Day 3 - Beijing
Visit the Tian An Men Square, the largest square in the world, and the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heavens for a good harvest.
Sightseeing today will continue with a tour of the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total space of 9,999 rooms, and the Summer Palace, featuring the Long Corridor with painted gallery, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen Arch Bridge and the Marble Boat.

Day 4 - Beijing
Tour bus excursion to the Great Wall, the 4,000 mile long and 2,000 year old construction is said to be the only man-made structure visible by the naked eye from the moon. Visit the Ming Tombs. One of the 13 Ming Emperors' Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration.

Day 5 - Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou
Fly to Shanghai, followed by a bus trip to Suzhou for the Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Hanshan Temple and the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery, a local craft with thousands of years of history. Dinner this evening will include a show featuring traditional Chinese music.

Day 6 - Suzhou/Hangzhou
Morning tour bus excursion to Hangzhou for a visit to the Economic Development Zone and the centuries-old Lingyin Temple, featuring a 64.3 foot high camphor-wood carving of Buddha.

Day 7 - Hangzhou/Shanghai
Morning boat cruise on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas and tea houses. Afternoon tour bus trip to Shanghai.

Day 8 - Shanghai
Visit the Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and overarching trees. Also visit the Bund, Shanghai's famous waterfront park. Tour the Pudong Economic Development Zone.

Day 9 - Shanghai/Beijing/JFK
Morning flight to Beijing. The afternoon flight will depart by 1:00pm for JFK where you will arrive at 1:30pm on the same day.

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About the Chamber

The mission of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce is to promote the economic vitality of the Blackstone Valley and meet the needs of the Chamber's business members, while providing leadership on issues which impact the economy and quality of life in the Valley. The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce serves the eleven towns in the Massachusetts BV Region: Blackstone, Douglas, Grafton, Hopedale, Mendon, Millbury, Millville, Northbridge, Sutton, Upton and Uxbridge. For more information on the Chamber please contact administrator@blackstonevalley.org or call 508 234 9090 X101.



 
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