It's here! The World Expo 2010
has opened in Shanghai, and the press has gone wild. With some 70 million visitors expected to attend the event during its six-month run, the Expo may be a tourism boon for China. Themed "Better City-Better Life," the Expo aims to present examples of sustainable, harmonious urban living through its exhibits and events. Some 192 countries and 50 organizations will be taking part in the extravaganza along the Huangpu River. Notably, San Francisco will be the only U.S. city officially represented
; Bay Area green technology will thus be on prominent display on this global stage. Inspired to head to China and walk Shanghai's historic Bund? The Peninsula Hotel
has organized a special package offer so that guests can experience the World Expo while staying in style at this fabulous new hotel on the riverfront. The Peninsula EXPO-rience
includes daily American breakfast for two, daily entry tickets for two to the Expo, and shuttle bus transportation to the site. Priced from RMB 2,500 for a Superior Room.
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