Sunbelt 2017

Travel to Beijing

By air: Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) has direct flights operated by all airlines of international prominence from all major cities around the world. It’s about 40 minutes for a taxi ride from the airport to the Beijing Intercontinental Convention Center (BICC) and BICC’s V-Continent Beijing Parkview Wuzhou Hotel (estimated taxi cost 100 RMB, equivalence of $15).

By train: Beijing has three main train stations (Central, West, and South) for domestic travelers within China. It will require 40-50 minutes for a taxi ride from each train station to the conference hotel. You may also take the subway to get to the conference hotel.

Beijing Information

VISIT BEIJING

Beijing’s main tourism websites in English, with information on local facts, attractions, and tours:
http://wikitravel.org/en/Beijing
http://english.visitbeijing.com.cn/
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/beijing.htm
http://www.tour-beijing.com/top_10_must_see_attractions_in_beijing/

A FEW ATTRACTIONS TO VISIT

Forbidden City (Palace Museum)https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/beijing/forbidden.htm

Beijing Hutong (Traditional Courtyards and Residences)
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/beijing/hutong/

Tiananmen Square
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/beijing/tianan.htm

Temple of Heaven
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/beijing/heaven/

Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/beijing/summer.htm

Great Wall in Beijing
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/china_great_wall/scene/beijing/

DINING

In addition to your hotel, the conference site is surrounded by streets where you find bars, fast foods, and a great variety of restaurants.

For famous local cuisines within walking distances or a short taxi ride, visit this website: http://www.chinahighlights.com/beijing/food-restaurant.htm

Dining recommendations can be found on http://www.chinatour.com/beijing/beijing-food.htm