Travel Agencies and Hotels in Yichang Travel Agency Living in Yichang Travel in Yichang
Travel Agencies And Hotels in Yichang Yichang is a place of interest well-known far and near (its colorful and abundant tourism resources). The natural landscape of which the Yangtze Three Gorges serves as the representative and the TGP of which the man-made scenery serves as the representative set an important position for Yichang’s tourism in the whole country even in the world. Yichang City is located at Longitude 110°15' E to 112°04' E, Latitude29°56' N to 31°34' N . The whole area in Yichang is 21084 sq. km.
“Yichang is a bright pearl in the Three Gorges, a hydro-electricity city stands up in the world.” Pearl of the Three Gorges--- Yichang is the national biggest hydro-power resource center. The Yangtze river traverses the whole city. The Yangtze Three Gorges is well known all over the world. It is the tenth major scenic spot of China. From Nanjinguan of Yichang to Baidicheng of Fengjie, the scene is magnificent and wonderful.
Praised as " the mountains and rivers gallery " by Chinese and foreign visitors, the Yangtze Three Gorges is as beautiful as a picture. The famous Three Gorges Dam is built in Sandouping of Yichang in Xiling Gorge. With the flourishing development of the tourist industry of Yichang, a batch of outstanding travel agency, hotel and restaurant arise at the historic moment, have brought the unprecedented economic great
development for the tourist industry of Yichang. The travels in Yichang have developed into the main industry. There are over 110 travel services and 60 star hotels in yichang, including five 4-star hotels (Taohualing Hotel, Yichang International Hotel, Three Gorges Project Hotel, Gezhouba Hotel, Peninsula Hotel), and many 3-star,2-star hotels. Most hotels are tour hotels with international standards. It offers 66,000 beds in all.
Such famous enterprises as Yichang Three Gorges China International Travel Service, Yichang Great Three Gorges International Travel Service, Yichang China Youth Travel Agency, Yichang New Century International Travel Agency ，Xiazhou Travel Agency, Taohualing Hotel, Yichang International Hotel, Peninsula Hotel,
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Golden Three Gorges, silvery dam, green Yichang is solicitting common people's sight with its pleasant scene. Each big travel agency, hotel and restaurant open honestly to the guests from all directions in world electric city, pearl of the Three Gorges--- beautiful and magical Yichang . back
Passage 1 Travel Agency
Right now there are over 110 travel services in Yichang, including 5 international services such as “Yichang the Three Gorges China International Travel Service, Yichang Great Three Gorges International Travel Service, Yichang China Youth Travel Agency, Xiazhou Travel Agency, the New Century International Travel Agency ” and 100 internal services such as “the Educational Travel Service”. 68700 people are employed in it among whom 1000 guides have got the National Guide Qualification Certificate.
Yichang the Three Gorges China International Travel Service which belongs to the Yichang Travel Bureau, is the key enterprise of the Three Gorges Travel Group. It is a member of the China Travel Association, China International Travel Group, China Travel Transportation Association. It serves over 100,000 visitors in and abroad every year by the guides who can speak more than 10 different foreign languages.
Yichang New Century International Travel Agency was founded in 1992 with the Gezhouba Lock Travel Agency as its former. It became an international travel agency with independent legal qualification. The agency is the only one located on the Gezhouba Water Conservancy Project with experienced management skilled guides and wonderful buses, ports, Luxurious cruises, hotels, ticket center to make sure you get the best services.
Notes: 1. Guide Qualification Certificate 导游资格证书 2. China International Travel Group 中国国际旅游集团 3. China Travel Transportation Association 中国旅游车船协会 4. the Gezhouba Water Conservancy Project 葛洲坝水利枢纽工程 New words: bureau n. <美>局，办公署，衣柜 association n. 协会,结交,联想 legal a. 法律的, 法定的, 合法 Luxurious cruises 豪华观光旅游船
Exercises: I. Answer the questions: 1. How many travel agencies are there in Yichang now? 2. When was Yichang New Century International Travel Agency founded? 3. Does Yichang the Three Gorges China International Travel Service serve over 100,000 visitors in and abroad every year? Key
II. Decide the statements true or false: 1. There are nearly 70,000 people who are employed in tourism. ( ) 2. The Educational Travel Service is an international travel service. ( ) 3. There are 5 international services in Yichang. ( ) 4. Yichang the Three Gorges China International Travel Service belongs to the Yichang Travel Bureau. ( ) 5. Yichang New Century International Travel Agency has no Luxurious cruises. ( ) Key
Translation: 旅 行 社 宜昌目前旅行社已超过110家，其中以宜昌三峡中国国际旅行社、宜昌大三峡国际旅行社,宜昌中国青年旅行社，峡州旅行社，新世纪旅行社为代表的国际旅行社5家；以教育旅行社为代表的国内旅行社100多家。全市旅游直接从业人员近7万人，其中取得全国导游资格证书的导游1000多名。 宜昌三峡中国国际旅行社是宜昌市旅游局直属企业，宜昌三峡国际旅游（集团）公司的核心企业，是经国家旅游局批准公布的首批国际旅行社，系中国旅游协会会员，
中国国旅集团成员，中国旅游车船协会会员。宜昌三峡中国国际旅行社是长江三峡地区最大的综合性旅游企业之一，年接待国内外游客10多万人次。拥有多语种的导游队伍。中国国旅集团成员，中国旅游车船协会会员。宜昌三峡中国国际旅行社是长江三峡地区最大的综合性旅游企业之一，年接待国内外游客10多万人次。拥有多语种的导游队伍。 宜昌市新世纪国际旅行社是在1992年注册成立的宜昌市葛洲坝船闸旅行社基础上升级改制而来，2002年，经国家旅游局批准成立，是具有独立法人资格的国际旅行社。新世纪国际旅行社是宜昌唯一位于举世闻名的长江葛洲坝水利枢纽工程上的国际旅行社。拥有一批高素质、经验丰富的旅游管理专业人才和业务精练、服务热情的专职导游队伍，同时还拥有豪华空调旅游车队、豪华观光旅游趸船码头、豪华观光旅游船、宾馆及票务中心。 back
Passage 2 Living in Yichang
A stream babbles under peach blossom, the place looks like a fairyland. The garden-style hotel is situated in the downtown of Yichang city. Within the garden, there are ancient trees, fragrant flowers, green grassland, quiet environment and elegant buildings. In this garden hotel, you will have a romantic feeling.
The 280 guest rooms, including single rooms, double rooms, deluxe rooms, deluxe business rooms and president suites, are equipped with broadband network interface. Therefore Taohualing hotel is the best choice for high-rank executives, tourists and meeting guests.
Taohualing hotel is situated in the center of Yichang city, its transport is very convenient. From hotel, it only takes 20 minutes drive to Sanxia airport, and a few minutes to the wharf, railway station and high way station. The hotel is also not far from the Three Gorges Projects site, you can go to have a visit within half a day.
Peninsula Hotel is situated in Dongshan Development Zone. It stands in picturesque surroundings and has good transport facilities which is 1km.away from the entrance of Hanyi motorway, 25km, away from Sanxia international airport and 0.8km.away from the downtown section. Peninsula Hotel
Peninsula Hotel thinks of the life style of European and American. It’s a noble business hotel with a standard of four-star hotel invested by national power company, managed by Gezhouba Hotel. Its noble housekeeping service would satisfy you. You would be fully taken care of in the hotel. Peninsula Hotel has become the first choice of the businessmen of the three gorges area.
Peninsula Hotel has 145 rooms which are varied styles, there are noble family suites, deluxe family suites, noble business suites, noble double rooms deluxe double rooms, deluxe single rooms, it meets the demands of different guests, with unique noble housekeeping service, you can do your business in your room. Broad Band and computer, fax machine are provided, it meets the demands of businessmen.
Yichang International Hotel Corp. Ltd. was formally founded on July 18,2003 with the headquarters in Yichang International Hotel. Hunan Zhangjiajie Sanatorium is his one of branches. The total assets of the corporation is RMB 230,000,000 Yuan.
As a railroad system comprehensive tourism hotel corporation integrating hotel, tourism, tickets and convalesce, it enjoys the earliest establishment, largest scale and transprovincial management. It has more than ten guesthouses and hotels in different levels and the excellent employees who have worked in hotels for many years.
Yichang International Hotel is a modern four-star international tourism hotel. Bordering on the bank of Yangtze River in the south and the busy downtown area in the west, the hotel enjoys a convenient transport and beautiful surroundings. The hotel is 32-storey high and has 428 rooms which are varied styles. It is the highest, largest and most newly-equipped multi-functional hotel in the Three Gorges area.
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It has nine restaurants with variousflavours are on your service, All kinds of delicious foods are given here. Western food, Chinese food, and so on and so forth, you can also enjoy typical foods of Sichuan style, Hubei style and Cantonese style. Horizon Revolving Restaurant on the 29th floor is the only revolving restaurant in Yichang city, which revolves a circle every 90 minutes and provides you 100 dishes of delicious foods while having a sightseeing of whole Yichang city.
Notes: 1. “A stream babbles under peach blossom, the place looks like a fairyland. “ 桃花流水杳然去，别有天地非人间”，摘自李白《山中问答》：“问余何意栖碧山，笑而不答心自闲。桃花流水杳然去，别有天地非人间。” 2. Yichang International Hotel，宜昌国际大酒店，是由原襄樊铁路分局投资修建的一座跨省经营的综合性酒店。 3. Horizon Revolving Restaurant (国际大酒店)凌云宫自助餐厅，位于29楼，是宜昌市独家旋转餐厅，旋转一圈需要九十分钟，在品尝各种中西美味的同时可观看宜昌城区全貌，很受国内外游客欢迎。 4. broadband network interface 宽带网络接口
Exercises: I. Answer the questions: 1. Where is Taohualing hotel situated? 2. What is the Chinese for “A stream babbles under peach blossom, the place look like a fairyland” ? 3. Is Peninsula Hotel situated in Dongshan Development Zone? 4. Is Yichang International Hotel a modern four-star international tourism hotel? 5. How many rooms are there in Yichang International Hotel? Key
II. Decide the statements true or false: 1. It takes 25 minutes to drive to Sanxia airport from Taohualing Hotel. ( ) 2. Peninsula Hotel has 154 rooms which are varied styles. ( ) 3. Yichang International Hotel is the highest, largest and most newly-equipped multi-functional hotel in the Three Gorges area. ( ) 4. The Taohualing Hotel is not far from the Three Gorges Projects site. ( ) 5. Yichang International Hotel is a modern four-star international tourism hotel. ( ) Key
TWB Room 2/F International Function Room Executive Double Room Revolving Restaurant on the 29th floor
Room Service Information for Guests in Yichang International Hotel
Translation: 住 在 宜 昌 “桃花流水杳然去，别有天地非人间”，桃花岭饭店地处湖北宜昌市繁华闹市，院内古木参天，桃香四溢，碧草幽幽，闹中取静，让人有独领都市绿洲的浪漫感受。饭店拥有总统套房、豪华套房、商务套房、普通套房、商务标准间、普通标准间和单间等各种类型的房间280间(套)。房间配有宽带网络接口，是中外宾客商务，旅游及举行会议的理想场所。 桃花岭饭店位于宜昌市中心，交通便利，距三峡机场仅20分钟车程。轮船码头、火车站、汽车客运站均近在咫尺，来回三峡，弹指一挥间。
Passage 3 Travel in Yichang
Yichang lies in the middle of China. Both the first dam of the Changjiang River --Ge Zhou Ba Project and the heaviest power station –The Three Gorges hydropower station are in Yichang. Yichang is a tourism and leisure city of the richest vigor of middle area of the Changjiang River. The traffic is very convenient in Yichang. The city develops along the Changjiang River with freeways linking with Beijing, Shanghai and other cities.
Yi-Huang (Yichang to Huangshi) Freeway extends to the Three Gorges Dam, National Highway 318 traverses the whole area. Jiao-liu (Jiaozuo to Liuzhou) Railway meets at Yidu of Yichang. Riverine railway and Shanghai-Rong (Shanghai to Chengdu) expressway cross the city center from east to west .