- Tibet rides tourism wave in first three quarters
The Tibet autonomous region received more than 32 million domestic and overseas tourists in the first three quarters of 2020, with revenues hitting 33.5 billion yuan ($5 billion), according to the Tibet Tourism Development Department.
- Jilin Opens Its slopes for snow season
Winter tourism service providers in Northeast China's Jilin province are hoping to wow visitors with more fun activities and events during the 2020 snow season, which officially began on Nov 14.
- A gift of nature: turquoise blue water in South China Karst
Libo Xiaoqikong in southwest China's Guizhou Province has one of the most spectacular karst landscapes in South China. The karst landscapes stretch over the provinces of Guizhou, Guangxi, Yunnan, and Chongqing.
- China's domestic tourism market projected to reach $1.5 tln
?Projections indicate that China's domestic tourism market will receive 10 billion visits per year on average, with the consumption reaching 10 trillion yuan (about $1.5 trillion) in the next five years, according to a report issued by the China Tourism Academy on Sunday.
- China expects to have a 10-trillion-yuan domestic tourism market in the next five years
?China is expected to have a large domestic tourism market with an annual average of 10 billion tourists and 10 trillion yuan (about $1.53 trillion) of consumption in the next five years, according to a recent report.
- View of starry night on outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar
View of starry night on outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar
- Northern destinations join hands to promote winter tourism
Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei jointly kicked off a winter tourism promotion campaign on December 11.
- What they say
Having lived here for 25 years, I have witnessed Shanghai grow from strength to strength, becoming more and more developed, both in terms of physical infrastructure and soft skills. Physical infrastructure is always the easiest to copy and build, but the speed at which Shanghai has developed in terms of services and its conduciveness of living has greatly surpassed most other international cities, too. For example, one can now leave the house comfortably without having to bring along physical cash－just a phone in hand will do.
- Yunnan's reserve sees return of wild elephants
Eighteen wild Asian elephants were spotted in a nature reserve in the Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture of Southwest China's Yunnan province, local authorities said on Dec 3.
- Hebei makes big push in agritourism
In a recent activity held by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of North China's Hebei province, it was announced Hebei will establish 100 provincial-level ecological agritourism demonstration areas in three years.
- Home of Di Renjie attracts more visitors to Taiyuan
The address of fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, 221B Baker Street, is a popular tourist destination in London for fans of the legendary super sleuth.
- Towering achievement aims to boost tourism
In the early morning of Nov 30, when the temperature was below-20 C in the border city of Manzhouli in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, hundreds of people were waiting near a construction site to witness an engineering miracle.
- Cruise tours returning to Xisha Islands
The Chinese cruise ship Nanhai Dream left Sanya Phoenix Island International Cruise Port for the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea on Wednesday afternoon.
- Cruise tourism resumes in China's Xisha Islands
Cruise trips to the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea resumed on Wednesday, 11 months after being suspended due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
- Technology leads new future in tourism
The China-ASEAN Forum on Digital Cultural Tourism Collaboration concluded in Guilin city, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Tuesday.
- Changchun kicks off plan to draw Beijing travelers
?Major travel agencies in Changchun, capital of Northeast China's Jilin province, and Beijing reached a deal to work together in developing distinctive winter tours across Changchun and the rest of the province on Dec 8.
- The year tourism was saved from the brink
With tourism still bouncing back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, industry players continue to innovate and reinvent themselves to attract travelers.
- Sound of silence speaks volumes as baristas serve up a treat
Chen Zizhong, 27, clad in a brand-new black apron, won the coveted title of "coffee master" among his colleagues in Beijing's one and only Starbucks signing store.
- Crafts, heritage brighten up Guizhou
More tourists are attracted to the rich and diverse landscapes and culture that the province has to offer, Xu Lin reports.
- China's COVID-free 'Hawaii' chases local tourist dollar with a vengeance
Millions of domestic tourists are descending on China's southernmost island province of Hainan, presenting a surreal contrast with grim hospital scenes, shuttered restaurants and stifling home quarantine elsewhere in a virus-ravaged world.
- China's rural tourism revenue tops 850 bln yuan in 2019
Operating revenue of China's rural tourism sector exceeded 850 billion yuan (about $130 billion) in 2019, adding impetus to the country's push for rural vitalization and agricultural and rural modernization.
- Guangxi series: Haokun Lake tourism project attracts 'sons of the land' back home
Tunnels and snake-like roads in karst mountain sides take you to Haokun Lake, in Lingyun County, south China Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The peaceful jade-green lake welcomes tourists, but at its beginning, it also welcomed back the "sons of the land" that migrated to other provinces for work.
- Deep into Guangxi: Rural tourism project lifts village out of poverty
?A clean and tidy room with a pleasant lake-side view. This is one of Wei Lixin's guest rooms for tourists. He was among the first batch of people to return home to start his own business after China introduced policies to combat poverty in his hometown, Haokun Village in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, back in 2015.
- Ski resorts in northeast China see explosive growth in visitors
?Northeast China's Jilin Province saw rapid growth of its ski industry this winter, with the number of tourists rising by 85.3 percent in the first half of November compared to the previous month.
- China’s tourism industry comes back to life
China’s tourism industry, once hit hard by COVID-19, has walked out of the shadow of the pandemic, statistics from major travelling information and service companies show, Economic Daily reported.
- Tens of thousands of wild birds overwinter in NW China's Qinghai
Tens of thousands of wild birds, such as big swans, Eurasian coots, and brown-headed gulls, overwinter in Dulan Lake National Wetland Park, Chaidamu Basin, northwest China's Qinghai Province, showing all the vitality during the season.
- Online forum covers post-pandemic tourism between China, Morocco
?A forum hosted by China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Morocco's Ministry of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicraft and Social Economy themed on tourism cooperation between China and Morocco was held online Wednesday via a digital media platform. Over 150 participants from the tourism sector, diplomatic service and research institutions of the two countries attended the conference.
- China's resort island to resume cruise routes to South China Sea
?Cruise routes to the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea will resume next month following an 11-month suspension due to the COVID-19 epidemic, according to the Hainan provincial department of transportation.
- China rolls out plan of promoting 'Internet plus tourism'
Chinese authorities on Monday issued a guideline on facilitating "Internet plus tourism," showing the way for tourist destinations to become intelligent.
- Heilongjiang first to greet winter
Travelers can ski and experience winter art, sightseeing, hiking, fishing, hot springs, folk customs, culture and tourism performances in the province, which is typically the first in China to greet winter.