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Explore Guangzhou in various ways to enhance the experience

GUANGZHOU, CHINA—October 18, 2016— For guests to explore this South China metropolis with a thousand-year-old culture and traditions, the Concierge of The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou offers a customized Guangzhou Discovery Tour itinerary and reservation service tailor made to guests’ liking. Guests can choose cycling, jogging or Pearl River night cruise, experience the city in different ways and enrich their travel adventure.

Contemporary Art Cycling Tour

Hemingway, a renowned writer, was very fond of cycling. He said, “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best”. The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou partners with Cycle Canton to offer bicycle-hiring services with well-designed routes for cycling enthusiasts. Art buffs can ride along the Pearl River and explore Guangzhou’s inner art hotspots. Starting from Fei Gallery in historic Dong Shan Kou, where a host of art institutions and cafes are located, cycle through Xinghai Concert Hall and Guangdong Museum of Art on Ersha Island. Bask in capacious green landscapes and various sculptures interspersed around. The tour will make a stop at Guangzhou Opera House in Zhujiang New Town. Designed by Zaha Hadid, it is a treasure house of art that regularly features world-famous operas. Head east and arrive at the creative Redtory, which has nurtured a vibrant cultural industry and made herself the central art district in Guangzhou.

Price: For RMB 300 per person, the tour is led by an expert bike explorer with years of experience cycling across the city. Other signature routes highlighting cultural or culinary trails tours are also available. During the tour, the guide will share many interesting local tales.

A Variety of Options to Travel in Style

Pearl River Cruise is a must-do for guests who want to learn more about Guangzhou’s history. From west to east, passengers not only get to appreciate beautiful scenery and the riverside night view, but also disembark on the middle berth and explore the time-honored history and culture of the city.  In addition, guests can take the Young Tram, which starts at Canton Tower and travels along the other side of the Pearl River. Apart from adorable cartoon series designs, it also features art and fashion elements. Along the 7.7-kilometer tourist route, passengers can enjoy the sights and the picturesque scenery. The first batch of double-decker buses with eye-catching traditional Cantonese patterns were just been launched recently. It is also another great way to experience Guangzhou. Guests get to experience the unique charm of the “Urban Lounge,” Huacheng Square, on foot in Zhujiang New Town, where Fortune 500 enterprises, Citizens Plaza and many more cultural landmarks are located.

Plan your stay in one of our luxurious rooms and enjoy Guangzhou with Great Savings. From now until December 31, 2016, extend your vacation in Guangzhou and stay for two consecutive nights to enjoy 20% savings on our Best Available Rate. For more information or reservations, please call Reservations at +86 20-3813-6898 or email

About Cycle Canton

Cycle Canton offers guided cycling tours through Guangzhou which have initiated by Bram from Netherlands. They believe that Guangzhou is a stunning and charming city with beauty in every corner, one with an amazing history where happy residents live life outdoors in cozy neighborhoods and green surroundings. There is no better way to explore its beauty than by bicycle. They take participants off the beaten tracks into the heart of the city and let them experience the story of Guangzhou’s rise from close-knit urban villages to towering skyscrapers.