- Macao's national holiday tourism bittersweet
Macao recorded 139,280 visitor arrivals in the first week of October, only 14 percent compared with the same period of 2019, the special administrative region's tourism authorities report.
- Call of the ocean
Every Hongkonger's favorite playground is back in action after its temporary two-month closure. The newly reinvigorated Ocean Park allows visitors to chill out and get closer to nature with a series of exclusive offers and new outdoor initiatives, while also ensuring strict anti-pandemic measures are in place to protect their health.
- China province sees tourism recovery during holiday
East China's Jiangsu province received 46.63 million visitors during the National Day holiday from October 1 to 8, bringing in tourism revenue of 51.26 billion yuan (about $7.6 billion), said the provincial department of culture and tourism.
- Hangzhou receives 10m domestic tourist visits during National Day holiday
Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, received a substantial 10.86 million domestic tourist visits during the 8-day National Day holiday, about 82 percent of the same period last year, as of 4 pm on Oct 8.
- Guizhou's tourism industry surges during National Day holiday
During the National Day holiday, which ran from Oct 1 to 8 this year, Southwest China's Guizhou province saw 51.91 million visits and achieved tourism revenue of 36.72 billion yuan ($5.47 billion) – 76.71 percent of the same period last year.
- Xinjiang receives over 15 mln visitors during National Day holiday
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region received over 15.35 million visitors during the eight-day National Day holiday this year, up 10.78 percent from the same period last year on a comparable basis, according to local authorities.
- Spectacular Hukou Waterfall of Yellow River wows tourists
?China's Hukou Waterfall of the Yellow River draws a large number of tourists during the National Day holiday. Hukou Waterfall is the largest waterfall on the Yellow River, the second-longest river in China. It is also the largest yellow waterfall in the world. The waterfall is located on the border area between north China's Shanxi and northwest China's Shaanxi provinces. It sits in a narrow, precipitous gorge and is known for rapid water speeds creating thunderous sounds.
- China's online travel agencies report better-than-expected figures during holiday
China's online travel agencies reported better-than-expected booking figures during the eight-day National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, showing the country's tourism industry is steadily recovering from the coronavirus epidemic.
- Coming home to Yangshuo
Orchard owners in Yangshuo county of Guilin city, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, have little to worry about harvesting their yield when it starts raining fruits on their premises. They are employing people from around the world to do it for free. In fact, Yangshuo is opening many a door to tourists to stay with them, enjoy their hospitality and share the fruits of their labor.
- Domestic air travel rebounds over holiday
Domestic air travel during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday almost reached the same level as last year, signaling a strong recovery for local tourism, the national aviation authority said on Friday.
- Macao's tourism sector witnesses mild rebound during National Day holiday
The tourism industry in China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) has welcomed the long-awaited mainland tourists during China's National Day holiday, although the tourists numbers and business performance from Thursday to Monday indicated this was a mild beginning of rebound.
- Wuhan's landmark tower to open night tours
The Yellow Crane Tower, a landmark tourist attraction in Wuhan, will launch night tours, the latest move to boost the city's tourism after the COVID-19 epidemic subsided.
- Village sees organic growth
Sitting in the northeast of Datong, North China's Shanxi province, Lingqiu has focused on integrating local agriculture, nature, cultural heritage and tourism and found a sustainable track out of poverty.
- Celebrate but not with a devil-may-care attitude
Let us travel. Indeed, let us enjoy. But let us also be cautious while doing so. For this is not the time to be hoisted by your petard and be left to twist in the wind.
- Culture, travel expo begins in Ningbo
The 2020 Maritime Silk Road Culture and Travel Expo opened in Ningbo city, East China's Zhejiang province, on Friday.
- Road trips become top choice for domestic holiday travelers
The National Day holiday, which coincides with the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, will start on Thursday, with the golden week holiday extended to eight days. It will be the last long holiday in China this year, and many people are seizing the opportunity to take a trip.
- Tourism in Macao expected to pick up during National Day
With COVID-19 basically under control in China, Macao is preparing to embrace a National Day Holiday tourist boom after the exit and entry departments of public security organs recently resumed handling mainland residents' tourists endorsements for individual or group tours to the special administrative region.
- National Day holiday expected to inject new growth for tourism
The eight-day National Day holiday is expected to inject new growth momentum for China's tourism industry as Chinese people are showing great enthusiasm for traveling during the upcoming holiday, tourism officials said on Sunday.
- Shanghai tourism sees big boost from festival
The culture and tourism industry in Shanghai has shown momentum in its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic during the 16-day Shanghai Tourism Festival, according to Yu Xiufen, director of the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism.
- Road trips, private tours top picks for holiday travel
China's tourism recovery continues to gather speed, with destinations closer to home, road trips and private customized tours becoming main choices for tourists, according to a Sunday report from Xinhua.
- China moves to aid rural tourism recovery
China has been taking multiple measures, including favorable policies and financial aids, to boost the recovery and further development of rural tourism as part of efforts to promote the resumption of work and production, an official said on Sunday.
- China's rail network preps for travel rush
China's railway network is expected to see a travel rush in the coming 11 days, as many people intend to return to their hometown or visit tourist attractions during the National Day holiday, according to the country's railway operator.
- FOLIDAY CEO: Tourism industry can expect recovery in foreseeable future
The pent-up demand for travel is going to be further unleashed in the foreseeable future with the improvement of the COVID-19 situation in various countries, which enables global tourism to expect a recovery, according to Qian Jiannong, board chairman and chief executive officer of Fosun Tourism Group (FOLIDAY).
- Beijing airports expect big traffic during holiday
As the eight-day National Day holiday approaches, Beijing's two airports — Capital and Daxing International — are expected to see nearly 3 million passenger trips during the period.
- Pride of place
With the transformation of Nanjing Road to a full pedestrian walkway, the iconic Fairmont Peace Hotel, a cherished landmark for almost a century with its green copper triangular roof, is ready to welcome more guests to experience the glamor and history of Shanghai.
- Underwater performance staged at Harbin Polarland in Heilongjiang
??An underwater performance is staged at Harbin Polarland in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Sept. 25, 2020. The ocean-themed park has introduced a series of new shows ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival holidays.
- Tourism event boosts international cooperation in Hainan
"Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. Only by experiencing the natural and cultural environment in Hainan can you understand the cultural differences, and furthermore enhance mutual understanding and respect in exchanges", Sam, a young man from Syria, said when talking with his companions.
- Nu way of thinking brings prosperity
Ethnic hospitality, music and art spark a burgeoning agritourism industry in the mountains of Yunnan, Cheng Yuezhu and Li Yingqing report.
- Tourist trips on National Day may exceed 600 million: Ctrip report
According to the "2020 national holiday travel report" released by Ctrip's Big Data Center, more than 1,500 of the scenic spots nationwide are providing free or discounted travel coupons in more than 20 provinces and cities.
- China's tourism authority warns of COVID-19 ahead of national holiday
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Wednesday issued a notice on COVID-19 prevention, calling on tourists to protect themselves during the upcoming National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday.