Amusement Parks and Tourist Attractions

iChongqing: Chongqing Dragon Dance Greets 2019 in Times Square, NYC

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At 6 p.m. EST on December 31st, 2018, the annual countdownat Times Square in New York City kicked off. At the event, the magnificent Tongliang dragon dance ofSouthwest China's Chongqing Municipality impressed the audience and attracted the attention of the w...

2019-01-03 23:00 763

China's Ice City Harbin to Hold World-class Ice & Snow Carnival

HARBIN, China, Dec. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- China's Ice City Harbin will hold a world-class ice & snow carnival to welcome the New Year. Audience will see grand buildings that are built by crystal clear ice cubes with colorful lights placed inside, such as the Chinese-style tower of five blessin...

2018-12-31 07:48 477

North China's last fishing tribe rejuvenated amid inheritance and protection

SONGYUAN, China, Dec. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --The 17th Chagan Lake fishing cultural tourism festival opened onDec. 28, once again showcasing the unique folk culture of the last fishing tribe in northChina to tourists from China and abroad. Demonstration of ancient traditional fishing method featu...

2018-12-29 17:12 476

Agoda reveals where everyone is headed to ring in the New Year

SINGAPORE, Dec. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tokyo, Paris and New York City are the top destinations to ring in 2019 according toAgoda , one of the world's fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), with more than a third more people opting to getaway to celebrate on New Year'...

2018-12-26 19:00 745

Qingdao announces financial incentives to further the development of the local cruise tourism sector

The incentive program is expected to enhance the city's appeal as an international tourism destination QINGDAO, China, Dec. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Qingdao, a coastal city in easternChina's Shandong province, recently rolled out a program of incentive policies combined with new services, with t...

2018-12-25 10:59 453

Sichuan Tourism Admin­istration Hosts Culture Gala in New York

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Novem­ber 26th 2018, the  Sichuan Tourism Admin­istration hosted an art and culture gala in Flushing, New York to celebrate and introduce the great achievement of western Sichuan tourism since the Chinese policy of reformation and opening 40 years a...

2018-12-20 19:23 387

Shandong Information Office recommends several tours for 6-day-visa visitors

QINGDAO, China, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting from January 1, 2019, five Chinese cities --Xiamen, Qingdao, Wuhan, Chengdu and Kunming -- will implement a 144-hour (6 day) transit visa exemption policy for non-Chinese citizens who are transiting through the five cities, giving them more ti...

2018-12-07 19:02 341

Where did Americans and everyone travel to this year? Agoda reveals 2018 most-booked destinations

SINGAPORE, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Agoda , one of the world's fastest growing online travel agents (OTAs), revealsLas Vegas, Bangkok and London as the top city destinations amongAgoda travelers across the world in 2018. According to this year's booking...

2018-12-05 12:04 331

TCEB Pushes Chiang Mai into an International MICE City

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB continues to promote MICE City as a mechanism that supports the Thai government's income distribution policy. Working under a strategic guideline to developChiang Mai into a ...

2018-12-03 19:09 397

Promo video of Wuhan's East Lake makes stunning appearance

WUHAN, China, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The promo video of the central Chinese city ofWuhan featuring its East Lake was unveiled at China International Friendship Cities Conference in November. Popular short video platforms and accounts inChina, including the Yangtze River Daily, Xinpianchan...

2018-11-28 06:35 472

2018 Hainan International Tourism Island Carnival Opens to Tourists Worldwide

HAIKOU, China, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 24, the 2018 (19th) Hainan International Tourism Island Carnival kicked off inHaikou, introducing more than 120 activities for visitors from home and abroad, for unforgettable leisure time inHainan. The governor of Hainan Province, Mr. Shen...

2018-11-28 06:24 556

2018 China Tourism Industries Exposition Was Held in Tianjin

TIANJIN, China, Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Tianjin Municipal People's Government, and Tianjin Tourism Bureau, the 2018 China Tourism Industries Exposition was held in Meijiang Convention and Exhibition Center fromNovember 9th to 11th.  The...

2018-11-21 08:58 363

The 2018 Chongqing Global Travel Business Conference Kicks off Successfully

CHONGQING, China, Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Nov 14, the 2018 Chongqing Global Travel Business Conference, co-sponsored by the Chongqing Municipal Culture and Tourism Development Committee and Nan'an District People's Government, was successfully held in Nan'an District.The conference invit...

2018-11-16 20:55 366

The 9th China Yangtze River Three Gorges International Tourism Festival hosted in Chongqing and Hubei

CHONGQING, China, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The 9th China Yangtze River Three Gorges International Tourism Festival was held onNovember 8, 2018. The eventwas a joint effort on the part of Chongqing Municipal People's Government and Hubei Provincial People's Government and hosted by Chongqing ...

2018-11-13 21:57 494

Thailand Sets Stringent Benchmarking For Its MICE Venue Standard to Guarantee Quality and Safety

BANGKOK, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and 17 partners are accelerating Thailand MICE Venue Standards (TMVS) certification to reach a target of 490 MICE venues by end of the year. Currently, there are 315 venues certified, while TCEB and its partners ...

2018-11-02 19:06 426

Shaanxi Is Completely Open to Foreign Media Reporters

XI'AN, China, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaanxi Province, now completely open to the foreign media, recently hosted a major media event for many reporters from the foreign media, including Associated Press, the European Pressphoto Agency, the Anadolu Agency (Turkey), EFE (Spain), NHK (Japan), ...

2018-11-02 18:45 543

Odakyu Group Starts Selling 4 Package Tours Allowing Foreign Travelers to Enjoy Charms along Odakyu Railway Lines

TOKYO, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Odakyu Group comprising Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd., UDS Ltd. and ELLISTA Inc. began inOctober 2018 to sell four types of day tours allowing travelers from abroad to enjoy tourist attractions in areas along the Odakyu lines, which linkTokyo's Shinjuk...

2018-10-31 13:00 447

2018 "Beautiful Sichuan, More than Pandas" Tourism Promotion Campaign Arrived in Finland

HELSINKI, Oct. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to advertise Sichuan's tourism resources, increase the level of understanding ofSichuan tourism among the Finnish public, onOctober 24 local time, a Sichuan tourism promo group led by the Deputy Secretary of the Sichuan Provincial Party CommitteeDe...

2018-10-28 17:33 319

Gansu Pingliang seeks green growth via tourism, apples, cattle

PINGLIANG, China, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese city Pingliang in Gansu Province received 982,900 trips during the week-long National Day holiday in October, raking in over5.2 trillion yuan(748 billion U.S. dollars), according to Pingliang Tourism Bureau. The Kongtong Mountains was the t...

2018-10-25 18:31 551

China's First International Seminar on Hot Springs and Climate Health Tourism Kicked off on Oct. 16 in BeiBei, Chongqing

CHONGQING, China, Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 16, China's First International Seminar on Hot Springs and Climate Health Tourism was held in BeiBei,Chongqing. Hot springs and climate experts, scholars and related entrepreneurs came from various countries such asChina, Italy, Russia, ...

2018-10-19 15:43 496
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