Saudi Arabia aims to welcome 4 million Chinese travelers annually by 2030 as part of its ambitious Vision 2030 economic diversification path, with a new campaign set to push the Gulf country as a summer getaway.
Cruise liners set to sail for Japan in the next few months are keeping their fingers crossed after the neighboring country started discharging nuclear-contaminated wastewater into the ocean on Thursday.
China Eastern Airlines announced Friday to open a new round-trip direct flight route between Shanghai and Istanbul starting from September 28.
At about 3:55 a.m. Friday, Airbus A350, operated by China Southern Airlines, took off from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport and headed for London Heathrow Airport, marking the resumption of the passenger air service between Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, and London.
China's tourism market this summer is expected to surpass the same period in 2019, with 1.3 billion domestic trips being made in the July-August period, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said on Wednesday.
The enquiries for and purchasing of touring products for the approaching Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holidays are hot on multiple online touring agencies in China, China Tourism News reported on Thursday.
Qinghai Province issued an announcement on Monday, strictly prohibiting tourists from entering unmanned scenic areas for activities such as exploration and tourism.
A video clip showing a group of tourists traveling in the desert with their hair standing on end, sparked heated discussion on Chinese social media, dividing experts on how to respond to the situation and whether running away was the best option.
More than 600 million passenger trips have been made on the railway network across China during the summer season, the national railway operator China State Railway Group said on Wednesday.
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has ushered in a travel peak as summer vacations travel season continues to sizzle. Many of the region's airports have set new records for passenger volumes.
Illuminated Yanjili ancient town reproduces the grandeur of a capital of six dynasties in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 10, 2023.
China announced on Thursday the resumption of group tours to another 78 countries, including popular destinations such as Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia.
Beijing has strengthened market and law-enforcement inspections for study tour groups to protect consumer rights, according to the official WeChat account of Law Enforcement on Cultural Market on Monday.
Saudi Arabia, which launched its first direct flight to Beijing last week, said it hopes to welcome more than 4 million Chinese tourists by 2030 amid significant growth in its tourism sector.
Sightseeing boats sail on Qinhuai River in the famous Fuzimiao (Confucius Temple) historic district of Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 6, 2023. Illuminated Qinhuai River reflects the prosperity of a capital of six Chinese dynasties in ancient China.
China's outbound tourism market has recovered with outbound destinations receiving 40.37 million trips from the Chinese mainland in the first half of this year, according to China Tourism Academy's official WeChat account.
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism has urged attractions to optimize their reservation systems and local tourism bureaus to investigate scalpers to secure a safer market during the summer tourism peak.
China has decided to resume from Wednesday its 15-day visa-free entry policy for business, tourism, sightseeing, visiting relatives and friends and transit for citizens of the two countries who hold ordinary passports.
Covering an area of 3469 square kilometers, Nianbaoyuze Mountain is renowned for various plants, rarely seen wild animals and gigantic glacier.
Travelers to the Maldives should take precautions when taking part in activities involving water, the local Chinese embassy said in a warning to its citizens issued on Thursday, adding there have been at least three deaths there in recent months.
Beijing Daxing International Airport plans to open and resume 15 international routes during the summer to meet passengers' needs.
Unauthorized commentary services will be banned at the National Museum of China, and all tour guides wishing to offer this service must apply in advance, the museum said in a notice issued on Sunday.
China's tourism market is heating up in step with scorching temperatures this summer.
Tourism Australia recently launched its newest campaign, Come and Say G'day, inviting more Chinese to plan and book an Australian holiday, amid a robust recovery in outbound Chinese travelers to Australia this year.
Lotus flowers bloom at Lianhuachi Park as Minor Heat, a season for lotus flowers and the 11th solar term of the traditional Chinese lunar calendar, is approaching in Beijing, July 4, 2023.
Soaring summer temperatures are fueling Chinese consumers' enthusiasm for travel, and the scorching travel market this summer is expected to comprehensively surpass levels seen in 2019 before the COVID-19 outbreak.
A renowned scenic area in Yunnan province on June 26 promised rectification after it sparked public annoyance by building walls along highways to block views of the site.
China's outbound and inbound travel market is booming as the summer travel peak approaches, with online data showing that the country's visa applications for travel overseas is expected to exceed the same period in 2019.
A grass-roots football league participated by farmers and other locals in Rongjiang county, Southwest China's Guizhou Province, has become a phenomenal event bringing over 1.2 billion yuan ($165 million) in revenue to the small county since it was established two months ago.
An expected surge in young visitors may usher in the best year for tourism in Sanya, a prominent resort city in Hainan province, said Albert Yip, director-general of the Sanya Tourism Promotion Board.