- Holiday tickets go fast as Forbidden City turns 600
Tickets, available 10 days in advance online, were sold out as of Wednesday until Oct 3, including those for weekdays before the holiday begins on Oct 1, according to the museum's official website.
- China CDC warns against cross-border travel in National Day holiday
Unnecessary cross-border travel should be avoided during the upcoming National Day holiday due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Shandong building culture and tourism industries at rapid pace
A committee meeting for the 2020 Shandong Tourism Development Conference was held on Sep 17 in Jinan, East China's Shandong province, stressing key tasks to accelerate provincial development of culture and tourism.
- Tourism authority promotes 300 rural travel routes for National Day holiday
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has recommended 300 quality rural tourism routes ahead of the upcoming National Day holiday.
- Natural prosperity
Yucun village in Anji county, Zhejiang province, is located at the northern slope of Tianmu Mountain. In the 1970s and 1980s, it was the site of a limestone mine that contributed more than 3 million yuan ($420,000) to the village every year, making over 200 villagers wealthy.
- 2020 Shandong Tourism Development Conference opens in Jinan
The 2020 Shandong Tourism Development Conference and the First China International Culture and Tourism Expo opened on Sep 16 in Jinan, East China's Shandong province.
- Rural tourism rebounds ahead of China's National Day holiday
Key villages for rural tourism in East China's Jiangsu province received 4.45 million tourists in August, up 14 percent from the previous month, the provincial department of culture and tourism said Thursday.
- China raises visitors' upper limit for cultural, tourist locations to 75%
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Friday lifted the upper limit for visitors at cultural and tourist locations from 50 percent to 75 percent of capacity ahead of the National Day holiday in October.
- Hong Kong's Ocean Park to reopen after over two-month closure
Hong Kong's iconic theme park Ocean Park said on Tuesday that it will resume operation on Friday after being temporarily closed again for more than two months due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
- Musical at cape Sounion highlights Sino-Greek cooperation in culture and tourism
A cultural event was held on Thursday evening at cape Sounion, some 70 km southeast of Athens, highlighting Sino-Greek friendship and cooperation in culture and tourism.
- Post-pandemic travel pokes its head through clouds
Even if a vaccine is found for COVID-19, it will not alter the fact that our lives have been changed forever.
- China showing heavy travel demand for National Day holiday
The country's short-term vacation rental sector is showing signs of recovery from the novel coronavirus pandemic, as Chinese travelers are booking long-distance trips for the upcoming National Day holiday, which runs from Oct 1 to 8.
- Chinese brothers tour China with octogenarian parents
Two brothers in Shenyang, northeast China’s Liaoning province, were widely praised recently for spending the last few years travelling around the country with their octogenarian parents.
- Feicheng to be spotlighted at China cultural tourism fair
Feicheng's cultural and tourism products will be showcased at the first China International Cultural Tourism Fair from Sept 17 to 21 in Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong province.
- China’s tourism market to see robust recovery over combined holiday for National Day, Mid-Autumn Festival
China’s tourism sector is expected to receive a further boost during the upcoming eight-day combined holiday for the National Day and the Mid-Autumn Festival, which will run from Oct.1 to 8.
- China offers hope to the global tourism industry
China's rapid containment of COVID-19 and subsequent economic recovery offer hope to the global tourism industry that has been hit hard by the pandemic.
- Holiday hullabaloo
A record number of travelers are set to travel within the country during the upcoming National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival vacation period, Yang Feiyue reports.
- Ministry: China's rural tourism rapidly recovering
Data from China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism shows that the number of tourists and total income of rural tourism in July and August have recovered to more than 90 percent of that of the same period in previous years.
- The Return: a Chinese-Italian couple’s mountain utopia
Surrounded by lush mountains and limpid creeks, a small guesthouse glows under the setting sun. Through its glass windows, the sky is flushed in vivid crimson, from which verdant forests roll away in varying tones of emerald. It is August, and the air is warm and fresh, while woodsmoke and lavender exquisitely mingle with the subtle odors of delicate food.
- Hiking competition boots up in Yonghe
About 1,000 hikers will gather at Yonghe county, North China's Shanxi province, for a competition on Sept 26.
- Tianjin signs Italian Style Town deal
The administrative committee of the Italian Style Town, an area, as the name suggests, with more than 100 Italian-style villas built in the early 1990s in the North China city of Tianjin, recently inked an agreement with the urban planning consultant authority from the Campania region in Italy, to renovate the historical town.
- Tourist train aids poverty-relief in China's Tibet
More than 360 tourists have begun a week-long trip in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, as a tourist train brought them to Lhasa, the regional capital, on Wednesday.
- Tourists help Wuhan regain its normality
Wuhan, once hit hard by COVID-19, has returned to its normal rhythm as the provincial capital of Hubei has seen its passenger volume surge following the dialing back of its epidemic lockdown five months ago.
- Tickets to tourist attractions halved during upcoming festival
The prices of tickets to 69 tourist attractions and museums in Shanghai will be slashed in half for the first week of the 2020 Shanghai Tourism Festival, according to the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism.
- Breathtaking drone view of Enshi Grand Canyon in C China's Hubei
?Enshi Grand Canyon is located in Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, central China’s Hubei Province. Its cliffs stretch for hundreds of miles. The grand canyon has a 3,600-meter-long geo-fracture, which drops 75 meters in depth on average. The beauty and steepness of the canyon has earned it the nickname of the “Oriental Colorado Canyon”.
- China's "Astronomy Town" brings new opportunities for economic development
?Kedu town in Pingtang county, southwest China's Guizhou province, is home to the planetarium of the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), a unique advantage that has brought new opportunities for economic development.
- China offers sliver of hope to hammered global tourism industry
The fast containment of the COVID-19 epidemic and recovery of the economy in China has offered a glimpse of hope to the global tourism industry that has been hit hard by the raging disease.
- Flower business in full blossom for traders
Wang Xiuhua began planting flowers in Dounan village, Yunnan province, in 1989 after she saw other residents grow plants and sell them. Prior to that, she lived by planting vegetables, which was more labor-demanding and could only produce enough profit to feed her family.
- International, friendly atmosphere attracts overseas professionals
Foreign professionals are attracted to the strong international atmosphere and friendly urban environment in Beijing's Chaoyang district.
- Sanlitun an epicenter for dedicated followers of fashion, bookworms
Day in and day out, Chaoyang district's fashion hub of Sanlitun throbs with activity as well-heeled and stylish shoppers flit from flagship stores to restaurants to luxury and independent boutiques to fulfill their every shopping need.