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Tibet sees tourism boom in first three quarters

Tibet sees tourism boom in first three quarters

About 36.89 million domestic and overseas tourists visited southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region in the first three quarters of this year, up 15.2 percent year on according to local authorities. ..

National Day holiday tourist arrivals rise in Tibet

National Day holiday tourist arrivals rise in Tibet

Nearly 2 million tourists visited Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region during the weeklong National Day holiday, a rise of 12.5 percent from same period last year, local authorities said Friday. ..

Tourism boosts rural vitalization in Tibet

Tourism boosts rural vitalization in Tibet

Summer is hot in most parts of China but Nagqu, a city with an average altitude more than 4,500 meters southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, sees the temperature cool down to as low three degrees Celsius. ..

World's highest expressway opens to traffic

World's highest expressway opens to traffic

The world's highest expressway, running between the city of Nagchu and Lhasa, capital Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, went into operation on Saturday, with opening final 227-km section ..

New railway to further boost tourism in China's Tibet

New railway to further boost tourism in China's Tibet

A new railway that began operations last month in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region linking regional capital Lhasa with the city of Nyingchi is expected to contribute strong tourism development as ..

Changes in Gamtog Village

Changes in Gamtog Village

The hotel business is getting better and better. Now my hotel’s annual income can reach 20,000-30,000 yuan (3102-4653 US dollars),” Nyima Tsering said.

Bullet train debuts on new railway in Tibet

Bullet train debuts on new railway in Tibet

The first electrified railway in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region opened on June 25, 2021, linking regional capital Lhasa with the city of Nyingchi, as Fuxing bullet trains enter official ..

Tibet sets sights on huge boost in tourism by 2025

Tibet sets sights on huge boost in tourism by 2025

The Tibet autonomous region expects to receive 61 million tourist visits and achieve an annual revenue of 64 billion yuan ($10 billion) from tourism by 2025, according local authorities. ..

Tibet launches seven "red tourism" routes

Tibet launches seven "red tourism" routes

China's Tibet Autonomous Region has launched seven "red tourism" routes, covering historical sites of revolutionary significance, to celebrate its 70th anniversary peaceful liberation. ..

China's Tibet to build three new airports

China's Tibet to build three new airports

The Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China will build three new airports, a move to further improve the region's comprehensive transport system, according Civil Aviation Administration of (CAAC). ..

Scenic area of No.1 Glacier in Lhasa Valley opens

Scenic area of No.1 Glacier in Lhasa Valley opens

The scenic area of No.1 Glacier in Lhasa Valley (KoKhyung Gangri Glacier) has officially opened April, and the Lodoi Peak Snow Mountain climbing project was also launched. ..

Tibet approved for series of airport projects

Tibet approved for series of airport projects

The National Development and Reform Commission recently approved funding for a series of major airport construction projects in the Tibet autonomous region, Tibet Daily reported.

Qinghai’s Chaka Salt Lake scenic spot opens

Qinghai’s Chaka Salt Lake scenic spot opens

On March 2, reporters learned from the Qinghai Chaka Salt Lake Cultural Tourism Development Co., Ltd. that scenic spot is scheduled to officially open on 2 welcome tourists. In 2021, tourists for should take ..

Tibet Airlines to increase domestic air routes

Tibet Airlines to increase domestic air routes

Tibet Airlines announced last week that it will launch 20 new routes starting on Sunday to provide more convenient travel services to the Tibet autonomous region.

Tibet hopping with tourist over the holidays

Tibet hopping with tourist over the holidays

More than 310,000 tourists visited the Tibet autonomous region over the Lunar New Year holiday, an increase of 40.6 percent year-on-year, Tibet Daily reported on Thursday.