June 29, 2015
MEDIA: Meredith Smith, 703-525-2400
Arlington, VA - 15 people have already registered for the Arlington Chamber of Commerce trip to China with less than one month left to register for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity For the first time ever, the trip includes departure from Washington Dulles International Airport in addition to all transportation, hotels, meals, tours, and more.


"The Chamber's China trip was an extraordinary experience!" said Barbara Nicastro, The Law Offices of Barbara E. Nicastro, who traveled to China through this program on a previous trip. "So wonderful to have all of one's travel details taken care of. I will never forget my travels to China."


From October 12-20, travelers will visit the cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Hangzhou, tour memorable sites, both ancient and modern, including the Great Wall of China, the 2008 Olympic venues, and the Suzhou Silk Factory, and enjoy a multitude of unforgettable experiences. 

The trip package includes: 
  • Roundtrip international airfare with departure from Washington Dulles International Airport
  • Chinese domestic airfare
  • 5 star hotel accomodations
  • Deluxe tour bus
  • English-speaking tour guide in each city
  • 3 meals each day
  • Fees for all tour attractions on the itinerary
  • Airport taxes
  • Airfuel surcharge

"The Chamber China Trip was an opportunity I'm glad I didn't miss.  More than a sightseeing trip, it was an experience of a lifetime. A chance to  explore a fascinating culture and enjoy it with a group of strangers that all became friends," said another previous traveler, Todd Yeatts, The Boeing Company. 

Registration is $2,399 for Chamber members, their families and their guests. Non-members registration $2,599. To register, visit our website and download the China Trip 2015 Registration Form. Registration deadline is July 20.


For more information about the trip, contact the Chamber office by calling 703-525-2400 or emailing Trip itinerary is available through the Chamber.


Please note: Rates are based on double occupancy. There is a $500 fee for travelers who choose to have a single room.


Photos courtesy of Jasmine GouldStrategic Consulting Partners.
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