Winter sports in Xinjiang attract large numbers of tourists from all over the country.
China's tourism market got off to a robust start in 2024, with the just-concluded New Year's Day holiday witnessing a surge in travel to domestic and overseas destinations, surpassing pre-pandemic levels in both visitor numbers and revenue.
With more than 3,000 passengers aboard, China's first domestically built large cruise ship "Adora Magic City" set sail from the Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Port at 4:45 p.m. local time on Monday, commencing its 7-day, 6-night maiden commercial voyage to destinations including Jeju in South Korea, Fukuoka and Nagasaki in Japan.
Bulgaria and Romania will become members of the passport-free Schengen area starting in March 2024, according to an agreement reached by the Council of the European Union on Saturday night.
China's major railway ticket booking platform 12306 showed that, as of 15:00 on Dec 17, tickets for a number of trains are sold out.
After nearly three years of intense construction, Haikou, South China's Hainan province, held an opening ceremony for the Hainan Coastal Scenic Highway on Monday.
Snow turns the Longtou Mountain into a dreamlike fairy tale world in Hanzhong, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
A swift revival of tourism in China has offered a strong visitor base for Disney parks in Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Affected by the first snow this winter, 465 flights were canceled at the Beijing Capital International Airport and 216 at the Beijing Daxing International Airport.
Chinese and Vietnamese travelers have been touring the Detian-Ban Gioc Waterfall area since it started receiving visitors in September.
China has taken steps to offer convenience for foreigners and speed up international personnel exchanges, which are set to boost inbound travel to the world's second-largest economy next year, industry observers said.
Through the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB), Chinese mainland residents can take international flights directly from Hong Kong International Airports (HKIA) without entry permit.
As a temporary measure, Chinese embassies and consulates abroad will charge 75 percent of tourist visa fees from Dec. 11 to 31.
Malaysia may see a boost in its tourism revenues in the next few months as its visa-free travel that started on Friday may entice more Chinese and Indians to visit the country.
The surface of Alake Lake at the foot of a snow-capped mountain covers with crystal ice, turning it into a color palette in sunshine in Dulan County, northwest China’s Qinghai Province, Dec. 5, 2023.
The beginning of December has witnessed a tourism boom in Chongli district, Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, with many snow sports enthusiasts stepping on their snowboards and skis and racing down slopes.
Residents and tourists recently viewed the spectacular aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, in Mohe, Heilongjiang province, China's northernmost city.
The Lao section of the China-Laos Railway achieved a remarkable milestone on Saturday, setting a new daily record by transporting 10,565 passengers. This marks a historic high since the inception of its operations, as reported by the Laos-China Railway Limited Company.
With consumer spending at this year's traditional Loy Krathong Festival expected to hit an eight-year high, the country's tourism authority has announced that it aims to attract more than 8 million Chinese tourists next year.
The trial policy will be in effect for one year from Dec 1. Citizens of the five European countries and Malaysia can enter China without a visa for business, tourism, family visits and transit purposes.
China has recently optimized its train ticket purchasing and checking services for international travelers, the China State Railway Group Co said on Tuesday.
In the year to mid-October, the number of travelers aged over 55 making bookings on its platform was double that in the same period last year, when strict COVID-19 pandemic precautions were in place.
Malaysia's new visa-free policy for Chinese travelers is a positive response to China's announcement that it will grant unilateral, visa-free entry to travelers from six countries including Malaysia, tourism industry insiders said.
A railway linking the cities of Lijiang and Shangri-la, two well-known tourist destinations in Southwest China's Yunnan Province, opened to traffic on Sunday. As an important part of the Yunnan-Xizang Railway, the new line will slash travel times and drive economic development along the route.
A railway linking the picturesque cities of Lijiang and Shangri-La in Southwest China's Yunnan province officially opened to traffic on Sunday, connecting the province's Dechen prefecture to the country's high-speed railway network.
Three newborn tiger cubs made their debut on Sunday at Guangzhou Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province.
Tourists from the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions will be able to enjoy a front seat view of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge as the world's longest seacrossing will offer a trial run of tour groups in mid-December, the Zhuhai authority announced on Friday.
To further facilitate cross-border travel and China's high-quality development and high-standard opening up, China has decided to apply unilateral visa-free policy to six more countries on a trial basis, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning announced at a news briefing on Friday. The six countries are France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Malaysia.
Whooper swans, under China's second-class state protection, swim in a lake surrounded by a desert, transforming it to a "Swan Lake" scene in Ulan county, Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province.
Chinese tourists can potentially boost Fiji's tourism as their numbers are expected to surge in the years to come, said Tourism Fiji, the tourism marketing arm of the Fijian government.