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More Chinese tourists choosing to spend Chinese New Year holidays in Taiwan

Cross-Strait Tourism More Chinese tourists choosing to spend Chinese New Year holidays in Taiwan

By Chen Shun-hsieh and Deborah Kuo

More Chinese tourists are choosing to spend their Chinese New Year holidays in Taiwan, thanks to the opening of direct two-way air links across the Taiwan Strait, travel agents said Thursday.

Japan tourism wants salary requirement for Chinese tourists to end

Japan Tourism Agency Wants More Chinese Visitors Japan tourism wants salary requirement for Chinese tourists to end

By Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda

Japan’s state-run tourism agency wants to end a salary requirement imposed on individual mainland Chinese tourists to help boost visitor numbers and offset an aging domestic population.

Number of runaway Chinese tourists grows in Taiwan

Chinese Tourism To Taiwan Number of runaway Chinese tourists grows in Taiwan

Taipei - The number of Chinese citizens who run away after arriving legally in Taiwan has been increasing since the country expanded its admission of sightseers from China in July 2008, according ...

Taiwan restricts Chinese tourists from political activities

Taiwan Taiwan restricts Chinese tourists from political activities

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) unveiled a new set of rules defining the scope of activities in which Chinese tourists in Taiwan can be involved; the rules include four ...

25% boom in China tourists to B.C. expected if approved destination status okayed

British Columbia 25% boom in China tourists to B.C. expected if approved destination status okayed

By Fiona Anderson

VANCOUVER — Chinese tourism to British Columbia could grow 25 per cent a year now that Canada has finally become an approved destination for Chinese tourists.

2 Chinese tourists die in boat-clash in Thailand

Pattaya Speedboat Clash 2 Chinese tourists die in boat-clash in Thailand

BANGKOK - Two Chinese tourists died in a speed-boat-clash on Wednesday off Thailand's Pattaya coast, while at least another 14 people on board got injured.

Hawaii vying fiercely for Chinese tourists

Hawaii Tourism Hawaii vying fiercely for Chinese tourists

By HERBERT A. SAMPLE

HONOLULU — Hawaii, California and Las Vegas are among American tourist destinations vying fiercely for a vast and largely untapped new market segment.

Chinese tourists to get visa waiver

South Korea Chinese tourists to get visa waiver

The government is pursuing a visa waiver program with China for tourists staying for up to 30 days, as part of a campaign to boost the local tourism industry.

First Chinese medical tourism group visits Kaohsiung

Medical Tourism First Chinese medical tourism group visits Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung - A medical tourism group from China arrived in Kaohsiung City Monday for a nine-day trip, making it the first Chinese tour group to visit the southern Taiwan port city for health care ...

Japan considering relaxing visa rules for Chinese tourists

Chinese Tourism To Japan Japan considering relaxing visa rules for Chinese tourists

NAGOYA - The Japanese tourism minister said Sunday the government will consider granting tourist visas to more individual travellers from China by easing current requirements that have been viewed ...

National Day break will bring more Chinese tourists to Taiwan

More Chinese To Visit Taiwan During Holiday National Day break will bring more Chinese tourists to Taiwan

Taipei - The number of Chinese tourists to Taiwan will increase substantially during their Oct.1 National Day holiday, an Tourism Bureau official said Sunday.

Tourists with new faces face problems upon return

Cosmetic Surgery And International Travel Tourists with new faces face problems upon return

A group of Chinese women who travelled to South Korea for cosmetic surgery baffled immigration officers on their return home when their new looks did not match their passport photos.

Malaysian tourism: No news is good news

Malaysia Malaysian tourism: No news is good news

The A (H1N1) flu is making it difficult for Malaysian tourism authorities to meet the targeted one million Chinese visitors this year.

The worst tourists are French? Not in Taiwan.

Taiwan The worst tourists are French? Not in Taiwan.

TAIPEI, Taiwan — They deface Taiwan's scenic rock formations. They spit in public, cut in line and talk too loud.

China issues warning for Chinese tourists in Munich

Chinese Tourists Warned China issues warning for Chinese tourists in Munich

BEIJING - China's National Tourism Administration Saturday urged Chinese tourists to exercise caution when visiting Munich.

Japan welcomes first individual Chinese tourists

Japan Japan welcomes first individual Chinese tourists

NARITA, Japan (AFP) — Japan on Wednesday welcomed the first Chinese tourists travelling individually rather than on tours, under visa changes that aim to lure more wealthy foreigners amid the ...

88% surge in Chinese tourists to Bali

Bali 88% surge in Chinese tourists to Bali

China is set to become one of Bali's biggest contributors to the tourism industry following a significant surge in the number of Chinese tourists who visited the resort island over the last couple ...

Chinese tourists avoiding France because of Sarkozy: official

No Tourists For Sarkozy Chinese tourists avoiding France because of Sarkozy: official

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - Chinese tourists are avoiding France because of President Nicolas Sarkozy and his country's attitude toward Tibet, a senior Chinese tourism official told AFP on the ...

Taiwan National Palace Museum limits groups amid onslaught of China tourists

Taiwan Taiwan National Palace Museum limits groups amid onslaught of China tourists

By etaiwannews.com

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – From June1, groups visiting the National Palace Museum in Taipei will be subject to a new set of restrictions amid complaints about too many tourists from China, the ...

Taiwan more than doubles daily quota for Chinese tourists

Taiwan Taiwan more than doubles daily quota for Chinese tourists

By monstersandcritics.com

Taipei - Taiwan has more than doubled its quota for Chinese tourists and plans to further raise the limit to cope with the increased number of Chinese tour groups, a newspaper reported Monday. ...

Yen Yen: New package to lure Chinese tourists

Malaysia Yen Yen: New package to lure Chinese tourists

By mysinchew.com

KUALA LUMPUR - After taking over as the new tourism minister, Datuk Seri Ng Yen Yen has pledged to create a new travel package aimed at luring more Chinese tourists to Malaysia.

Chinese tourist arrivals break 3,000 daily ceiling

Taiwan Chinese tourist arrivals break 3,000 daily ceiling

By etaiwannews.com

Taipei - The number of arriving Chinese visitors broke the 3,000 mark for the first time Wednesday to reach 3,043, according to statistics released that day by the Tourism Bureau.

Chinese tourists are the export that California is chasing

California Chinese tourists are the export that California is chasing

By latimes.com

Five years after closing its overseas trade bureau here, California launched a new office Wednesday aimed at getting a bigger share of one of China's biggest exports: tourists.

China tourists deluge, daunt rival Taiwan's museum

Taiwan China tourists deluge, daunt rival Taiwan's museum

By reuters.com

TAIPEI - Chinese tourists eager to see art treasures heisted from China decades ago have swamped a famed Taiwan museum, forcing it to deploy crowd-control measures and fuelling a huge ...

Chinese tourists take first direct boat to Taiwan

Taiwan Chinese tourists take first direct boat to Taiwan

By AP

Taipei, Taiwan - Hundreds of Chinese tourists arrived in Taiwan on Monday on the first luxury cruise ship to sail directly to the island from China, boosting prospects for expanded economic and ...

Police: 2 Chinese tourists drown in Cebu

Philippines Police: 2 Chinese tourists drown in Cebu

By gmanews.tv

MANILA, Philippines - Two Chinese divers were believed to have drowned Sunday while they were scuba diving in Central Philippines, reports reaching Camp Crame in Quezon City said.

Japan plans to allow Chinese tourists to visit individually: report

Japan Japan plans to allow Chinese tourists to visit individually: report

By xinhuanet.com

TOKYO - The government plans to allow Chinese tourists to visit Japan individually if they meet certain standards of affluence, Kyodo News reported Tuesday.

Chinese tourists in another US bus crash

Philadelphia Chinese tourists in another US bus crash

By xinhuanet.com

Another tourist group from Shanghai has been involved in a bus accident in the United States, just days after six Chinese tourists were killed in a bus crash in Arizona.

Mainland tourists spend $25 mln in Taiwan during Chinese New Year holiday

Taiwan Mainland tourists spend $25 mln in Taiwan during Chinese New Year holiday

By xinhuanet.com

TAIPEI - About 13,400 Chinese mainland tourists flocked to Taiwan last week, spending 850 million New Taiwan dollars (25.5 million U.S. dollars) in their first Spring Festival holiday on the ...

7 Chinese tourists confirmed dead in bus crash near Las Vegas

US 7 Chinese tourists confirmed dead in bus crash near Las Vegas

By xinhuanet.com

LOS ANGELES - Seven Chinese tourists have been killed in a tour bus accident near the Hoover Dam in Arizona, with at least seven others seriously injured, a spokesman of the Chinese Consulate here ...

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