Tibet received 11.7 mln tourists from Jan. to July

Data from the tourist bureau of the Tibet Autonomous Region shows that a total of 11.7 million tourists visited Tibet from the year beginning to the end of July, and a total of 16.2 billion tourist revenue was achieved.

Tibet aims high during the "13th Five-Year Plan" period (2016-2020),according to the head of the tourism development bureau of the Tibet Autonomous Region, 30 million visits and 55 billion tourist revenue are expected each year, and 500 thousand people, among which 190 thousand farmers and herdsmen will be involved in the industry, whose annual income will be kept around 16 thousand yuan.