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Standard Office Hours Our standard office hours are 09:00 - 18:00 (Chinese time), Monday through to Sunday. Phone Calls The only time we may not be able to answer a call to our bookings line - (0086) 138 1777 0229 - is if all of our tour guides...

Media Reviews

“A flair for dramatic presentation”     George Wyndham, Global Times “Informative and fun with a twist” Claudine Harris, Shanghai Daily “Family-friendly and comprehensive”    Marta Cooper, Shanghaiist.com “Plenty of fascinating histo...
Presentations

Presentations

Newman Tours offers interactive presentations on “The History Of Shanghai”, “China’s Future”, and “Colonial Shanghai's Gangsters”. In addition, we can also get our researchers to create high quality presentations on a subject of your choosing. Newman Tour...
China's Future

China's Future

Want to look into the future? Your future? Sorry can’t help you there, you need to see a palm reader.  Want to look into China’s future and see what’s likely to happen? I can help you there. Through expert analysis, statistical analysis and official announ...

Colonial Shanghai’s Gangsters

This highly interactive presentation gives you a taste of what it was like to live a life of crime in colonial Shanghai. Featuring reenactments of famous colonial crimes, chopstick pick pocketing, and a rigged casino featuring roulette, craps and black...

History of Shanghai in a Nutshell

From Shanghai's origins as a small trading town right through to its emergence as one of the world's most dynamic mega cities, this insightful and entertaining talk will help you to truly understand the city around you. Why did ancient Shanghai pale into...

Tailored Speeches

As an experienced tour guide and consultancy company, Newman Tours can create presentations about almost any China related subject you like, so if you’re interested in commissioning something a bit different, get in touch and we’ll see what we can do....

Our Clients

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Byron

Byron

Byron was born in the United States and moved to the then British colony of Hong Kong in time to see the Union Jack lowered for the last time. He first became intrigued to Chinese culture through a heavy dose of Cantonese horror movies. Byron...
Daniel Newman

Daniel Newman

Born in London, Daniel first came to China at the age of eighteen to study a variety of different kung fu systems from masters in Shaolin, Wudang and Dali. Thereafter he went on to obtain a BA in English at the University of York and an MPhil in Modern...
David

David

David hails from Portland, Maine, USA and is proud to be from the land of lobsters and great skiing. His love of language learning and lifelong goal of living in China ultimately led him to pack up his worldly possessions and take the plunge. David’s a...
Li Xiuqun

Li Xiuqun

Originally from near Leshan, home to the famous stone carved Buddha, in Sichuan province, Li Xiuqun (on the left in this photo) moved to Shanghai over four years ago. Having also previously lived in Zhejiang province and traveled elsewhere in China, Li...
Luke

Luke

Born in the North West of England, Luke has always been fascinated by languages. After studying French and German at A-level, he would always look for opportunities to continue his linguistic practice during his time at the University of Manchester,...

Marco

First, I came in China to complete my study and then I was very impressed by the Chinese culture and how it can teach us more about the legacy of China. Thus, I started to visit historical monuments and place all around china (Beijing, Sichuan, Harbin,...
Mo

Mo

Originally from Los Angeles, Mo has, at this point, lived about half her life in China and the other half in the US. An avid traveller, she has been to many countries in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. These cross-cultural experiences have been crucial...
Natasha

Natasha

Natasha Zhang, whose Chinese name is Zhang Jiangong, is a Sichuan native who moved to Shanghai for her full-time accountancy job at a foreign-owned firm. She completed her financial studies degree in Chengdu in Southwest China, before moving to neighbouring...
Ryan

Ryan

Ryan is a graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia where he completed a BA in international business with a Chinese focus and minored in economics. Since graduating in 2010, Ryan has worked in Haikou in the south of China and now lives...

Our Partners

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Terms and Conditions

Tours should be booked and confirmed at least three hours in advance. Newman Tours reserves the right to cancel tours by informing confirmed attendees at least three hours in advance. Newman Tours reserves the right to start its tours on time, and...
What Makes Us Special

What Makes Us Special

Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence Newman Tours are proud to have been awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence six years in a row. We have repeatedly been selected for this award in both Shanghai and Beijing due to the large...
Who Are Newman Tours?

Who Are Newman Tours?

Hi there! And welcome to our blog. Newman Tours is a Shanghai-based tour company, and we've started this blog in order to help our readers get a better understanding of Shanghai, Beijing, and China in general. Our posts will vary from interesting...