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'China's Switzerland' sees big tourism push

'China's Switzerland' sees big tourism push

Surrounded by thick forests and millennia-old snow-capped peaks, Lunang town in Nyingch city, dubbed "China's Switzerland", is attracting more tourists thanks to its efforts build an ..

Air route to link Tibet, Hong Kong

Air route to link Tibet, Hong Kong

Lhasa-based Tibet Airlines will start a direct flight service between Lhasa and Hong Kong on Nov 1, the first between the two cities, according to Tibet Business Daily.

Potala Palace offers free entry until March

Potala Palace offers free entry until March

Tourists can book a ticket for free on the very day when they visit World Heritage site Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, from Tuesday to March 15, according notice ..

One-day tour booms in Tibet

One-day tour booms in Tibet

In the first half of year, number tourists traveling to Tibet for a one-day tour surged 34.9 percent year on about 6.17 million, accounting 46 total tourists, according regional tourism development bu ..

Five Interesting Facts about Tibet

Five Interesting Facts about Tibet

Most people around the world have heard of Tibet, land high mountains, permanent snow, and Buddhism. However, there are a lot facts about Tibet that most rarely know, even fewer understand. From weather to ..

Flight to resume between Chengdu, quake-hit Jiuzhaigou

Flight to resume between Chengdu, quake-hit Jiuzhaigou

Sichuan Airlines will resume operating the flight between Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Province, and Jiuzhaigou, where a 7.0-magnitude quake hit forced closure Jiuzhaigou National Park, UNESCO ..

Region improves quality, speed of services

Region improves quality, speed of services

As of this month, tourists from overseas will find it easier to visit the Tibet autonomous region as a result simplification approval procedures for travel permits, according region's tourism development ..

Tibet attracts over 13m tourists in H1

Tibet attracts over 13m tourists in H1

China's southwest Tibet autonomous region received more than 13 million visitors in the first half of 2019, a year-on-year increase 20 percent, according to Tourism Development Department. ..

What to know before visit Tibet?

What to know before visit Tibet?

The Tibet Autonomous Region is often considered as one of those bucket-list destinations that a must-visit for ardent travelers in Asia. Known the Roof World, lies on world’s highest plateau, and surrounded by ..

Four giant pandas to call high-altitude plateau home

Four giant pandas to call high-altitude plateau home

Two 3-year-old female giant pandas will arrive in Xining, Qinghai province, on Wednesday to join two other pandas, completing the first group of animals call high-altitude plateau home. ..