Business & Economics Trips to China

Since its reform and opening-up in the mid 1970's, China has developed into one of the world's most powerful and sophisticated economies. With its innovative and daring business strategies, much of the world has endeavored to study what has made this once sleeping giant mighty again. 

You can choose from a great range of itineraries to suit your group, all accompanied by a local experienced guide throughout your stay.  Combine visits  to some of the countries most iconic sites, like the Great Wall, Forbidden City or the Oriental Pearl Tower with the chance to take a look into China's thriving domestic and multinational businesses to give your students a once in a life time experience that is sure to impact their future choices.  

 

Curriculum Topics Key Stage 4 & 5

  • Understanding the nature and purpose of Business
  • Understanding management, leadership and decision making
  • Decision making to improve marketing performance
  • Decision making to improve human resource performance
  • International trade and the global economy

Prices start from£1139pp

Popular itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Depart UK airport for overnight flight to Shanghai
2 Arrive Shanghai, meet your guide and transfer to hotel Visit to the Bund and Oriental TV Tower Chinese Evening Meal and River Cruise on Huangpu River
3 Visit to Jade Buddha Temple and Old City Area Visit the Yuyuan Gardens Chinese Evening Meal
4 Visit to Shanghai Volkswagen Tea Ceremony and shopping in Nanjing Road Chinese Evening Meal and Acrobat Show
5 Shanghai Yakult Milk Co Shanghai Urban Planning Centre Chinese Evening Meal
6 Transfer to the Airport for return flight Arrive back in the UK and return to school
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Morning Depart UK airport for overnight flight to Shanghai
Afternoon
Evening
Morning Arrive Shanghai, meet your guide and transfer to hotel
Afternoon Visit to the Bund and Oriental TV Tower
Evening Chinese Evening Meal and River Cruise on Huangpu River
Morning Visit to Jade Buddha Temple and Old City Area
Afternoon Visit the Yuyuan Gardens
Evening Chinese Evening Meal
Morning Visit to Shanghai Volkswagen
Afternoon Tea Ceremony and shopping in Nanjing Road
Evening Chinese Evening Meal and Acrobat Show
Morning Shanghai Yakult Milk Co
Afternoon Shanghai Urban Planning Centre
Evening Chinese Evening Meal
Morning Transfer to the Airport for return flight
Afternoon
Evening Arrive back in the UK and return to school

Price Shown includes

  • Return air travel
  • 4 nights Full Board Accommodation in either Shanghai or Beijing
  • Coach transportation for visits
  • Group travel insurance
  • Bespoke itinerary planning service
  • Free Place Ratios
  • Live Trip Tracking
  • Online trip organiser & Travel App
  • 24/7 support whilst you are away

Places to Stay


Reasons to Visit

Beijing Yanjing Brewery

Yanjing Beer Group was established in 1993, but the brewery itself was founded in 1980. Now Yanjing Brewery has developed into one of the largest beer producing enterprises in China. It covers a market share of more than 11% nationwide and boasts 29 affiliated companies, including 21 breweries and 8 relevant or attached enterprises. Its general factory in Beijing is the largest Brewery in Asia. The company also makes soft drinks. The Brewery tour lasts around 1.5 hours and begins with an introduction to the company on film. Then visit the production workshops – including scarifying and fermenting and canning.

Shanghai Volkswagen Auto

Shanghai Volkswagen, established in 1985, is a Sino-German car making joint venture. With an annual capacity of 600,000 cars, it is one of the biggest modern production bases in China. Shanghai Volkswagen has 5 production areas, a technology development center and has produced seven series products. The tour of Shanghai Volkswagen Auto lasts around 1.5hrs and begins by viewing the company’s introduction film. Then visit the third factory’s product exhibition hall, the Press workshop, the body workshop and assembly workshop. A film about the history of the company ends the visit.

Shanghai Financial District

The Financial District in Shanghai is the most prosperous business center in China. Known as Chinese Wall Street, the Shanghai Financial District gathers more than 600 Chinese and foreign banks and financial institutions.

Shanghai Yakult Milk Co.

Find out more about Yakult's commitment to maintaining the quality of its service to all customers and its understanding of the need to support this unique product with a comprehensive education program by visiting its modern production lines.

Shanghai Bao Steel Corp.

Shanghai Bao Steel Corporation is the most competitive steelmaker in China. The main steel business of Bao Steel focuses on the production of hi-tech and high value added premium steel and has an annual production capacity of around 30 million tons. Whilst maintaining its dominance in the domestic market, Baosteel’s products are also exported to over 40 countries and regions in the world including Japan, South Korea, Europe and America. The tour lasts 1.5hrs and includes a visit to Hot Rolling Factory, the port, the blast furnace and the sculpture of the Golden Finger.


We Make Trip Planning Easy

  • Day to day support and advice from our team of travel experts
  • Easy-to-view online tour quotation
  • Market-leading trip organiser portal, My Tour Manager
  • Free Resources and templates to help launch your trip
  • Email reminders to keep you on track
  • Free and completely personalised Travel App to access your information on the go
  • Locate My Trip designed to provide reassurance to parents and teachers
  • Risk Assessment advice so you can make an informed decision on every tour component
  • Teacher Inspection Visits


What you say

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