Good for: Incentive trips
Flight time: 10 Hours
Highlight: Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, the silk market and the Great Wall.
Best time: March to May and from September to October
Favourite memory: Visiting the Forbidden City, where 24 emperors ruled China for 600 years and in the evening enjoying a Peking Duck Dinner followed by a breathtaking Acrobatics Show.
Favourite Venues: Captain M restaurant, Shangri-La Hotel, Regent Beijing.
Why it makes our list: The natural beauty, fascinating heritage and mouth-watering cuisine will suit any incentive travel brief.