Shanghai is the financial and commercial capital of China. This city is one of the world’s busiest seaports and located in eastern China at the mouth of the Yangtze River.
Shanghai whose name translates as ‘City by the Sea’ is today a teeming metropolis that is home to more than 12 million people. The city was initially settled as a fishing village that went on to become a center for the textile trade. In 1843, the port of Shanghai was opened to western trade. The city soon received an influx of British, French and American diplomats and businessmen, who each exerted their influence on the city. So much so that Shanghai soon came to be known as ‘the Paris of the East’, a multinational finance hub, which was renowned for its vibrant nightlife and cultural scenes.
The Communist era however put paid to that chapter of Shanghainese history until the 1990s when new economic reforms that were undertaken in China once again allowed the city to blossom and prosper. Modern-day Shanghai is a booming financial metropolis, which offers many attractions for tourists in form of its famed attractions like the Bund, the Jade Buddha temple, the Shanghai Museum, the Old Town amongst others.
If a trip to Shanghai is on your radar and you are traveling to Shanghai from a US city, then perhaps you should consider purchasing business tickets to Shanghai for the journey to Shanghai is a long, trans-continental trek.
Business class seats afford you many comforts that make this long journey immensely pleasurable as they hel...Read Morep in taking out the stresses and strains of travel. Priority check-in, excess checked balance allowance, lounge access, fully convertible into flat beds seats, limitless supply of gourmet food and wine and fast track immigration are just some of the hall marks of air business class that enhance the pleasure of a long haul journey.
Most people believe travel in a premier cabin is unaffordable but in reality business class discounts are quite readily available if you know how to look for them. Often various business airlines announce promotions for their premier cabins, which they distribute via online or print media channels.
If you cannot get your hands on these fares, then a reputed airfares consolidator can easily be of help. Airfares consolidators have a ready stock of deeply discounted business class tickets to various destinations at all times due to the exclusive consolidator contracts that they have with various airlines. Both these avenues for discount business class seats usually have conditions attached to them but these are minor inconveniences compared to the savings that they offer.
Shanghai offers an intriguing blend of the east and west and is a great introduction to China for westerners on a first time trip to this enigmatic country. The city is easy to navigate and offers a landscape that features grand old world colonial villas, gardens and temples that co-exist with the sky-touching skyscrapers of its Pudong region, a showpiece for the economic might of China.
Travel in business class to Shanghai will enable you to arrive relatively well rested at your destination, so that you will be ready to take in its many diverse delights almost immediately. Hide