September 2016 saw the release of WildChina Founder, Mei Zhang’s first book Travels through Dali: with a Leg of Ham. Readers around the world are singing its praises and joining one of her upcoming book talks is your perfect opportunity to meet Mei in person and hear all about her passion for food, travel and her native Dali.
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Posts Categorized: Zhang Mei
She’s done it again! WildChina is pleased to announce that our founder and CEO, Mei Zhang, was named a Top Travel Specialist in 2016 by Condé Nast Traveler. For the past 16 years, Condé Nast Traveler has had the tough job of narrowing down a pool of 10,000 travel agents and operators to an elite list that represent the best… Read more »
This year, Town & Country Travel turned 170 years old! When pondering a celebration, they thought back to the Grand Tour travel philosophy of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, where upper-class Brits went off into the world to become more rounded in both mind and soul. For T&C, it seemed high time that this iconic philosophy was revived, and… Read more »
Recently, Mei got the chance to sit down with other movers and shakers in the tourism industry to discuss the changing travel needs and desires of China’s growing middle class at the international conference, Global Tourism Economic Forum, down in Macau. As you know, Mei’s one of the top experts on both inbound and outbound… Read more »
Here at WildChina, we love to spread our philosophy of off-the-beaten path travel. It’s pretty much in our company DNA. We know that travel is about more than a quick picture on the Great Wall and a fleeting glance at The Forbidden City through a bus window. For over 16 years we have been offering immersive and life-changing experiences for the… Read more »
Dali is the perfect backdrop for a truly authentic Chinese travel experience. From stunning mountains to decadent gastronomic delights, the city of Dali and its surrounding areas provide visitors with a one-of-a-kind immersion into a China both old and new. Experience Dali like an insider with my six tips only a native would know about – Fighting… Read more »
Yunnan’s status as a gastronomic paradise is unwavering: between far-flung lands of idyllic villages and snow-capped mountains, the southwestern province offers unparalleled diversity when it comes to Chinese cuisine. – Savory Yunnan Feast Also known as Dian cuisine, Yunnan cuisine features fresh local produce (thanks to the favorable geographic location and mild climate) as well as the… Read more »
She’s done it again! WildChina Founder, Mei Zhang received her seventh a-list travel advisor award from Travel and Leisure Magazine this week. We’d love to thank Travel and Leisure and Nathan Lump for putting Mei on the Travel Agent a-list again! The editors of Travel + Leisure assess hundreds of travel agents around the world and select the… Read more »
Today, we received the exciting news that Mei has been named one of the 1000 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company magazine in recognition of her pioneering work in China’s travel industry. Mei’s vision for WildChina over the past 15 years has made it possible for a growing group of domestic and international… Read more »
We knew that this week’s APEC conference would bring leaders from the world over to Beijing to discuss important policy issues, but we didn’t expect an announcement that would directly affect WildChina! Last night, just before the official start of APEC, President Obama announced a reciprocal agreement with China to grant 10 year travel and… Read more »