The China Visit Center offers one convenient source for a wide range of information relating to China travel and life. As a window on China, the CVC provides a multifaceted introduction to Chinese civilization and a comprehensive overview of contemporary life in China. As a practical travel guide, the Visitor Center recommends places to go and things to do for your ultimate discovery of China. And, as an educational resource, the CVC provides a versatile platform for the academic management of travel information. The fusion of academic knowledge with travel information provides general insight and specific recommendations within a comprehensive overview of the scenic attractions, cultural landmarks and cosmopolitan cities of China. An academic approach to travel communication enables a deeper level of knowledge and a wider scope of information and the network of interconnected tourism offices coordinates three levels of travel recommendations for multiple destination possibilities. With a focus on cultural tourism, ecological exploration and educational travel, the CVC connects visitors with a spectrum of travel options while providing a convergence of travel services for the tourism industry. With a cohesive presentation of comprehensive information, the China Visitor Center offers an insightful framework for optimum leisure travel while providing an expanding international resource to facilitate academic cooperation, cultural exchange and economic interaction. Please send comments, topic suggestions or travel stories to: