Tourism revenue in Xinjiang up over 62 pct during Qingming holiday

Tourists visit an apricot orchard during a cultural and tourism event held in Yaha Township of Kuqa County, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 30, 2024. (Xinhua/Ding Lei) URUMQI, April 7 (Xinhua) — Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region saw its tourism revenue during the three-day Qingming Festival holiday increase by 62.33 percent to […]

Spanish travel industry happy to see China’s return as major tourist destination

Spanish travel agencies also applaud China’s visa-free policy, which is seen as an incentive to revive the tourism sectors in China and Europe. BARCELONA, Spain, March 17 (Xinhua) — Professionals in Spain’s travel industry are delighted about China’s ongoing return to be a major tourist destination for Spanish tourists. At the B-Travel tourism fair, which […]

Two Chinese cities join Hong Kong travel scheme to boost tourism

HONG KONG: The Chinese cities of Xian and Qingdao have been added to a travel scheme that allows residents to visit Hong Kong in a personal capacity, rather than in a tour group, as the financial hub struggles to revive its economy post-COVID. Tourism in the vibrant former British colony took a huge knock from […]

Dalai Lama’s escape trail being developed as spiritual tourism spot in Arunachal

Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government is developing the escape trail of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, from where he entered India, into a spiritual and religious tourism circuit. Little-known Lumla in western Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang district would soon be on the national tourism map. The young Dalai Lama had passed through, even stayed, […]

Xinhua Headlines: Snow tourism mania heats up China’s “furnace city”

* The urban areas in Chongqing rarely snow, however, the passion for skiing among its residents is palpable, resonating even with those hailing from the snowy northeast of China. * More than 4.88 million people participated in winter sports in Chongqing from 2018 to the end of 2022. * The mountainous area of Chongqing spans […]

Thailand and China Announce Mutual Visa Exemption to Boost Tourism – News18

Thailand and China agreed on Sunday to waive visa requirements for each other’s nationals to facilitate travel and tourism between the two countries, hurt by Covid-19. Thai Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-nukara and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi signed the mutual visa exemption, which takes effect on March 1, at a ceremony after meeting in Bangkok. […]

Growing north-south travels underline winter tourism vigor

Tourists enjoy water-splashing at a Dai ethnic scenic spot in Jinghong City, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Jan. 7, 2024. (Photo by Li Yunsheng/Xinhua) KUNMING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — A group of young travelers, affectionately named the “little sugar oranges” by netizens, from south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where sugar oranges are a local specialty, […]

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