Business Travel

Tips for Doing Business in Wuhan

The app, the conversation starter and the bar that should be on your radar for your next business trip to Wuhan, China

The App: Whale’s Wuhan Metro Subway Map

If you’re heading to Wuhan, install Whale’s Wuhan Metro Subway Map. It’s bilingual in Chinese and English, and you can refer to it even when you’re offline.

Conversation Starter: Running on Hydrogen

Wuhan, Grove auto
credit: Courtesy of Grove Auto

Break the ice by bringing up one of Wuhan’s most exciting innovations: Grove Auto, a new Wuhan-based carmaker, has unveiled a hydrogen fuel cell car. The sport utility vehicle is able to run 1,000 kilometres on a single tank. Expect to see it on the road by 2020.

After Hours: K11 Art Village

Wuhan, K11 art village
credit: Courtesy of K11 Art Village

Soak in some culture at K11 art village, part of K11 Select in Guanggu, an art-and-culture focused shopping mall. The village runs a residency programme for artists from Greater China and beyond, providing them with studio and gallery space.

Fact file:

Central business district: Wangjiadun, Hankou district

Airport to CBD: 35 minutes by car

Currency: HK$1 ≈ RMB 0.85

Cathay Dragon flies to Wuhan from Hong Kong 12 times a week

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