A handful of Chinese cities have issued warning letters regulating market prices for catering and accommodation in a bid to ensure tourists have pleasant and reasonably priced holidays, particularly during the upcoming May Day holiday.
China's railway sector has increased passenger services to cater to increased travel demand during the upcoming May Day holiday, adding more than 1,500 trains per day, the national railway operator, China State Railway Group, said on Saturday.
China's air passenger trips are expected to reach 9 million during the upcoming May Day holiday, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
1,500 additional trains will be launched on average daily from April 27 to May 4 to tackle the rush of travelers around the May Day holiday, the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. said Saturday.
The tourism industry will see a boom "off the scale" during the approaching May Day holiday, as bookings for both domestic and overseas trips have been increasing in the run up to the five-day break, which starts on April 29.
The super-tight schedule of a Beijing trip immediately went viral after being shared online, with people suspecting its authenticity since it is not a supposedly relaxing trip but more like an intense "special forces" training.
Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province has banned a tourist from visiting the base for a year after she threw water at a panda during a visit on Monday.
Zibo city in Shandong province has unexpectedly gone viral on Chinese social media since late February for its local barbecue specialty, and continues to trend as the local government takes the opportunity to spur tourism and spending.
The small city in East China's Shandong Province was thronged with people flocking to its numerous barbecue restaurants for a taste of the mouth-watering dishes.
China will celebrate the 13th annual China Tourism Day on May 19 in Tengchong, Yunnan province.
China's tourism industry will continue to surge as people show a strong desire to travel during the May Day holiday despite it being almost a month away, according to industry insiders.
As the weather warms up, various regions in China are introducing measures to promote local tourism. Some cities and areas have launched tourist trains that connect multiple popular attractions, allowing passengers to enjoy local scenery and beautiful views along the way.
The trend is expected to bring significant benefits that can deepen the recovery of the outbound tourism business of travel agencies, they said.
U.S.-based cruise line operator Royal Caribbean International said it has seen growing demand from Chinese travelers for cruise trips abroad and the company is fully confident in the recovery trend of China's ocean cruise market.
China saw about 24 million domestic tourist trips made during the Qingming Festival, which falls on Wednesday, up 22.7 percent from last year, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
The number of travel booking increased significantly as the Qingming and May Day holidays approach, Chinanews.com reported on Tuesday.
China's tourism sector continued its strong rebound, with bookings for one-day trips during the Qingming Festival, which falls on Wednesday this year, jumping by over five-fold, data from domestic online travel agencies showed.
Lying in the Qaidam Basin, the Wusute Yadan Geological Park is home to a unique landscape which consists of wind-eroded rocks known as yardangs.
To enable people to explore the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region's grand and diverse scenery more conveniently, regional authorities plan to launch some 100 special rail services for tourists this year.
China will strengthen the management of the online tourism market to promote its high-quality development, per a guideline released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
With China lifting more travel restrictions after optimizing its COVID-19 response, many travelers have booked flights for long-awaited overseas trips.
Thailand attaches great importance to the safety of Chinese tourists and will take appropriate measures to ensure the security of those visiting the country, the Thai Embassy in China said in a statement on Thursday.
Visitor arrivals in Macao reached 96,000 on Saturday, a daily record high in three years, the Macao Special Administrative Region's (SAR) statistical agency said on Thursday.
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism launched a program to promote tourism in the country in Beijing on Tuesday, with 10 themed travel routes announced.
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism held a news conference in Beijing, announcing the schedules and preparations of two major events.
The policy, which covers tourists from 59 countries, was implemented in 2018 but had been suspended due to the pandemic since March 28, 2020.
Foreign tourists may have a chance to apply for an electronic visa to enter Russia and receive a payment card in 2023, Tatyana Sharshavitskaya, head of the Russian Department of Tourism Development of the Ministry of Economic Development, said on Saturday.