China’s railways transport 1.75 billion passengers in Jan.-Nov.

China’s railways transported 1.75 billion passengers from January to November, up 4.6 percent from the same period last year, according to latest statistics from the Ministry of Railways (MOR). In the January-November period, the railways transported 3.56 billion tonnes of freights, the MOR said on its website. The railways transported 2.06 billion tonnes of coal […]

Taiwan tourist arrivals up 35.8 percent

Taiwan tourist arrivals up 35.8 percent

Taiwan tourist arrivals rose 35.8 percent for the first 10 months year on year, according to data released Dec. 6 by the ROC Ministry of Transportation and Communications. The country welcomed 3.8 million arrivals for the period, topping last year’s total of 3.63 million with two months to go. Tourist arrivals, as percentage of all […]

Chongqing to build treaty port culture block on Nanbin Road

Chongqing to build treaty port culture block on Nanbin Road

The Administration of Chongqing’s Nanbin Road unveiled on December 5 that Chongqing plans to build the treaty port culture block on Nanbin Road. As the first renovated building in the block, the Sun Family Compoud started its construction during the Anti-Japanese War, and is expected to open to public within December, 2012 after renovation. The […]

UNESCO experts inspect Jinfo Mountains, Chongqing

The International Karst Inspection Team with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) visited and inspected Chongqing Jinfo Mountains Scenic Area days ago. The 28 scientists from 12 countries including the United States, Great Britain and Romania also carried out academic research and discussion on the geological evolution, biological diversity and karst landform […]

Chongqing’s Minguo Street to open to public for free

As the premiere of film 1942 directed by Feng Xiaogang took place in Chongqing, the Minguo Street located in Liangjiang International Studio City, Chongqing will be open to public by the end of November. Aimed at middle and high end customers, the Street, as well as the tea houses, cafes, cheongsam shops here, will be […]

“Year of Russian Tourism” ends in China

“Year of Russian Tourism” ends in China

The “Year of Russian Tourism”, a Sino-Russian event to boost mutual tourism, ended on Friday, with the two parts agreeing on further investment cooperation. Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan and his Russian counterpart Olga Golodets sent congratulatory messages to the concluding ceremony held in Shanghai. The National Tourism Administration (NTA) of China and the Russia […]

Chongqing Chrysanthemum Show at height of its popularity

The organizing committee of the 16th Chongqing Chrysanthemum Show reveals that the show has received 220,700 visits by November 11, 2012. Each year’s chrysanthemum show has been a witness to the personal growth of many Chongqing natives. This year marks the first relocation of the show to Chongqing Garden Expo, and now the chrysanthemums are […]

Three Gorges International Tourism Festival to open

The Third Three Gorges International Tourism Festival will be on FROM November 26 to November 28, 2012 in Wanzhou District, Chongqing. Thirty-three luxury yachts from China, Britain, the United States, and Germany will make an appearance in Wanzhou District. Co-hosted by the National Tourism Administration, the State Council Three Gorges Project Construction Committee Executive Office, […]

Chinese individual tours to Italy surge 60%

Chinese tourists conducted more individual trips to Italy than package tours in the first three quarters of the year despite widespread economic woes in southern Europe, according to the Italian Embassy in China on Monday. In the January-September period, Chinese individual tours to Italy surged 60 percent from a year earlier, compared to a 15-percent […]