22nd and 23rd September
No trip to China is complete without experiencing the country’s capital, host of the 2008 Olympic Games and home to some of the most innovative buildings in China. The Beijing Regional Tour is kindly organized and sponsored by:
Friday, September 21
Visitors leave Shanghai on Friday evening or Saturday morning flight to Beijing (to be arranged and paid by individual).
Saturday, September 22
2:30 PM: Pickup at hotel for transport to China World Tower, the tallest building in Beijing, tour (3:00 PM start).
Afternoon (4:30 PM): Tour the Parkview Green Fangcaodi project, a new green icon in the central business district.
Evening (5:30 PM): Dinner kindly sponsored by Arup.
Sunday, September 23
Morning (8:30 AM): Pickup at hotel for transport to Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall visit (9:00 AM) to learn about the history of the immortal city (individual will need to pay ticket fee of CNY 30/person).
11:00 AM: Tour the Beijing Yintai Centre, the John Portman designed landmark that was formerly the tallest building in Beijing.
12:30 PM: Lunch kindly sponsored by China Construction First Division Group Construction & Development.
3:00 PM: Tour the Olympic Park including the famous Bird's Nest and Water Cube, icons of the 2008 Olympic Games (individual will need to pay ticket fees of CNY 80/person).
4:30 PM: Return to hotel.
Optional Tianjin Visit
Delegates who wish to can take the high speed train from the Beijing South Station for a quick 30 minute ride to visit the nearby city of Tianjin.
China World Summit Wing
Shangri-la Hotel located at the top of the China World Tower
Special CTBUH Rate: RMB 1,800 plus 15% surcharge including breakfast for one person in an Executive room
To express interest in attending this regional tour, please contact Carissa Devereux at firstname.lastname@example.org. For general tour questions please contact:
Senior Communications Officer, Arup
Room 3008 30/F Jing Guang Centre Hu Jia Lou
Chaoyang District Beijing 100020 China
t +86 10 5960 1188 d+86 10 5960 1164
f +86 10 5960 1111