- China urges travel businesses, tourists to amicably settle disputes amid epidemic
?Chinese authorities have urged travel businesses and tourists to settle contract disputes due to the COVID-19 epidemic, and corresponding prevention and control measures, through amicable negotiations.
- Journey of a lifetime
The beckoning road proves too tempting for a traveler with an adventurous spirit and a passion to explore the country's natural beauty, Xu Lin reports.
- Palace Museum raises the number of daily visitors to 12,000
The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing, has increased the number of daily visitors to 12,000 from 8,000 starting from today, July 28, the museum announced on its website Monday.
- Shandong scenic spots to cut ticket prices
A total of 81 state scenic areas in Shandong province will reduce ticket prices from August 1 to the end of the year in an effort to boost tourism consumption and promote tourism recovery.
- Ancient canal trickles back as popular retreat
Thrusting a pole into the water, Ai Junming, 58, weaves his way through a lengthy canal on his aged wooden boat, framing a quaint tableau for throngs of nostalgic visitors.
- Hot air balloon festival launches in Gansu
The second Zhangye Hot Air Balloon Festival opened in Gansu, Northwest China, on July 26. The 12-day event will witness 100 hot air balloons performing four central and 20 normal flight performances.
- HNA Group opens 95 routes for summer holiday travel rush
Eleven Chinese airlines under the HNA Group have opened 95 round-trip routes to hot tourist destinations across the country to meet summer holiday travel demand.
- Tourist village turns fortune of Shaanxi county around
After returning home to start a wood processing plant in 2009, Yang realized that a better way for poverty alleviation in his hometown at Shiquan county, Ankang city in Shaanxi province, was stable income for the impoverished people.
- Guangzhou airport springing back to normal
The airport in Guangdong province, one of the three busiest on the Chinese mainland, handled more than 965,800 passengers from July 17 to 23, with 7,965 flights taking off or landing at the airport.
- China’s tourism industry resumes vitality as cross-province group tours restart
The tourism industry has reacted proactively to the news. Some travel agencies have held meetings on preparations to restart operations overnight; other travel companies have stepped up the design and production of posters for the resumption of work.
- Panda fans worldwide to gather online for tours of SW China's Sichuan
On July 23, China (Sichuan) Giant Panda Culture and Tourism Week (online) 2020, co-sponsored by the Sichuan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, Sichuan Forestry and Grassland Administration, overseas China cultural centers, overseas tourism offices of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic of China and Pacific Asia Travel Association will be officially launched globally.
- Tibet receives first trans-regional tour group after months
Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region on Wednesday welcomed members of the first trans-regional tour group since the COVID-19 outbreak.
- Palace Museum announces gradual reopening plan
With Beijing lowering its public health emergency response from second to third level starting July 20, the Palace Museum announced it will gradually reopen to the public from July 21 with a limited number of visitors.
- Mainland promotes tourism at Taipei Summer Travel Expo
Visitors to the fifth Summer Travel Expo in Taipei are drawn to the cross-Strait pavilion by furry panda mascots and augmented reality technologies that enable them to take photos against the backdrop of mainland landmarks, such as the Forbidden City.
- Matcha without match
The tea product has brought rapid development to a previously impoverished swathe of Guizhou province, report Cheng Yuezhu in Beijing and Yang Jun in Guiyang.
- China's Hubei resumes trans-regional group tours
A group of six travelers from Wuhan city in Central China's Hubei province flew to Northwest China's Lanzhou city Saturday afternoon, marking the resumption of trans-provincial group tours for the province, where the COVID-19 epidemic was first reported.
- Beijing lifts cross-province group travel ban
Additionally, as per the notice, scenic areas in Beijing can lift the upper-limit tourist volume from no more than 30 percent of maximum capacity to 50 percent. Indoor areas in a scenic area also are allowed to open.
- Father bikes 4,000 km to Tibet with 4-yr-old daughter
?4,000 kilometers, 72 days, father cycles to Tibet with 4-yr-old daughter.
- Tech brings more convenience and safety
Continual progress in technology is expected to bring more convenience to hotel guests and has helped to create a safer environment in a time of a pandemic, an executive of a premium hotel in Shanghai said.
- China vows to boost rural tourism development with package of measures
Culture and tourism authorities across China have been asked to introduce a package of measures supporting rural tourism development and facilitating tourism market recovery, according to a circular issued Friday.
- North China region to launch sports tourism activities
Hulunbuir, one of the host cities of the 14th Chinese National Winter Games, will launch a series of sports-themed tourism activities in the summer, Shi Juhua, deputy director of the Hulunbuir Sports Bureau told Xinhua on Thursday.
- Iconic tourist hotspot given an injection of youth
Colorful carts selling food and souvenirs have popped up in the main shopping area and young adults who have embraced the hanfu trend-wearing traditional Han clothing from centuries ago-can be seen roaming around the premises.
- Rescuing wildlife during the flood season
Guoguo, an elk cub, was only five days old when it was found dying in the grass around an embankment of Dongting Lake, the second-largest freshwater lake in Central China, days ago.
- Interregional group tours resuming after 6 months
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism said in a circular released on Tuesday that travel agencies and online travel service providers have been given permission to restart group tours and provide travel packages that include flight tickets and hotels as long as they are approved by local authorities.
- China's national maritime museum reopens as epidemic wanes
The National Maritime Museum of China reopened to visitors on Tuesday, nearly half a year after its closure amid the COVID-19 epidemic.
- China's travel agencies to resume trans-provincial tours
Travel agencies in China have been given permission to resume group tours that cross provincial borders, following a period of suspension due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said in a circular on Tuesday.
- Eco-friendly rural tourism helps lift villagers in Central China out of poverty
By developing rural tourism in recent years, a village in Central China’s Henan Province, has been lifted out of poverty.
- Chinese people's enthusiasm for vegetable growing
You have probably heard the anecdotes about the enthusiasm for vegetable growing of the overseas Chinese. When the Chinese move into a house in a foreign country, they always replace the flowers in the garden with coriander and scallions.
- China adds two parks to list of UNESCO Global Geoparks
China has added another two geological parks to its list of UNESCO Global Geoparks, bringing the total number to 41, the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said Wednesday.
- Liuzhou enjoys smell of success as noodle exports surge