Tag: Tibet

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42 0

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the corner. It is the perfect ... Read More

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 00:47 0

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry all their waste out with them.” ... Read More

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 01:15 0

China has enacted a new law designed to protect and conserve the environment surrounding the Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest) reserve. Mount Everest, also called Mt. ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 21:30 0

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may be a dangerous undertaken. Christians all ... Read More

Tibet registers 30.5-percent hike in tourist arrivals in Q1

Tibet registers 30.5-percent hike in tourist arrivals in Q1

editor editor- April 18, 2013 09:46 0

LHASA, Tibet - Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region registered a 30.5-percent hike in tourist arrivals in the first three months of the year, introducing a ... Read More

Tibet expecting over 10 million tourists this year

Tibet expecting over 10 million tourists this year

editor editor- September 4, 2012 07:03 0

The Tibet autonomous region is expected to receive a record 10-million-plus tourists this year, a local tourism official said on Monday. Read More

China launches masive tourism project in Lhasa city

China launches masive tourism project in Lhasa city

editor editor- July 9, 2012 07:33 0

BEIJING, China - China on Sunday started work on a 30-billion-yuan (S$6.1-billion) tourism project in Lhasa city, state media said, as it seeks to draw ... Read More

Rosy outlook for Tibet’s tourism industry

Rosy outlook for Tibet’s tourism industry

editor editor- April 21, 2012 07:51 0

LHASA, Tibet - Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region reported a 23.7% hike in tourist arrivals in the first three months of this year, heralding a ... Read More

Nepali police conducting random arrests to avoid anti-China protests

Nepali police conducting random arrests to avoid anti-China protests

editor editor- March 19, 2012 07:08 0

According to eTN sources in Nepal, the Nepali police in Kathmandu were out in full force yesterday, randomly arresting common Tibetans, as well as the ... Read More

The roof of the world – Tibetan beauty has no equal

The roof of the world – Tibetan beauty has no equal

editor editor- December 1, 2011 03:17 0

Tibet seems like a land in the sky. With an average height of 4,000 meters above sea level, it lures mountaineers and fascinates cultural heritage ... Read More

Developments in Tibet’s tourism

Developments in Tibet’s tourism

editor editor- November 18, 2011 07:34 0

I. The basic situation and features in Tibetan Tourism Development 1. The basic situation Read More

China closes troubled Tibet to foreigners

China closes troubled Tibet to foreigners

editor editor- March 9, 2011 05:06 0

Chinese authorities have closed the troubled Tibetan region to foreign tourists, travel agents said Monday, ahead of the third anniversary of violent anti-government riots there. Read More

China: Dalai Lama must follow  tradition of reincarnation

China: Dalai Lama must follow tradition of reincarnation

editor editor- March 8, 2011 03:10 0

BEIJING, China – Chinese official said Monday that exiled Dalai Lama, does not have a right to choose his successor any way he wants and ... Read More

Tibet expects 15 million visitors per year

Tibet expects 15 million visitors per year

editor editor- January 17, 2011 06:56 0

The annual number of tourists visiting the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) by the year 2015 will be more than five times the region’s current official ... Read More

First Tibetan tourists travel to Taiwan

First Tibetan tourists travel to Taiwan

editor editor- January 15, 2011 06:56 0

LHASA - A group of Tibetan tourists, averaging age 60, took off Friday from Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region for Taiwan, marking ... Read More

3.3 million tourists visit Tibet this year

3.3 million tourists visit Tibet this year

editor editor- August 19, 2010 04:15 0

LHASA - Tibet received 3.3 million domestic and overseas tourists this year to July, 21.9 percent more than a year earlier, a local tourism official ... Read More

Tibet and Nepal team up to boost Himalayan tourism

Tibet and Nepal team up to boost Himalayan tourism

editor editor- July 19, 2010 05:52 0

LHASA - Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region will work closely with Nepal to boost the tourism industry in the Himalayan region, officials said Friday. Read More

Tibet tourist numbers up 28%

Tibet tourist numbers up 28%

editor editor- May 20, 2010 04:50 0

LHASA - Tibet hosted 279,886 tourists in the first four months of 2010, up 28 percent year on year, after the southwest China region held ... Read More

Despite restrictions Tibet sees record tourism

Despite restrictions Tibet sees record tourism

editor editor- October 15, 2009 05:47 0

BEIJING — A record 4.75 million tourists visited China's Tibet in the first nine months of 2009, more than twice as many as in all ... Read More

Official denies reports that Tibet will be closed to foreign tourists

Official denies reports that Tibet will be closed to foreign tourists

editor editor- September 25, 2009 07:14 0

BEIJING — A Chinese official on Thursday denied reports that Tibet will be closed to foreign visitors over the sensitive Oct. 1 national day period. Read More

Tibet closed to foreign tourists ahead of anniversary

Tibet closed to foreign tourists ahead of anniversary

editor editor- September 23, 2009 03:59 0

BEIJING — China has closed Tibet to foreign tourists and deployed soldiers armed with machine guns in the streets of Beijing — part of a ... Read More

Yudron is a new tourism image ambassador for Tibet

Yudron is a new tourism image ambassador for Tibet

editor editor- September 21, 2009 05:47 0

LHASA - A 22-year-old Tibetan girl was chosen as the image ambassador for southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Saturday, after beating 25 other finalists ... Read More

Tibet sets July tourist record

Tibet sets July tourist record

editor editor- August 17, 2009 04:29 0

BEIJING — A total of 1.2 million tourists visited Tibet last month -- a record for July -- state media said Sunday, as travellers returned ... Read More

Direct Beijing-Tibet flights to start this month

Direct Beijing-Tibet flights to start this month

editor editor- July 2, 2009 05:36 0

BEIJING — Air China will begin offering direct flights from Beijing to Tibet this month, shaving two hours off the current travel time in a ... Read More

Chinese tourists avoiding France because of Sarkozy: official

Chinese tourists avoiding France because of Sarkozy: official

editor editor- May 18, 2009 04:35 0

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 ... Read More

Tibet on guard against flu epidemic as peak tourist season nears

Tibet on guard against flu epidemic as peak tourist season nears

editor editor- May 7, 2009 05:10 0

LHASA - A month after it reopened to international tourists, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region is on guard against the deadly influenza A/H1N1 amid a ... Read More

Seven days in Tibet can be edgy tourism experience

Seven days in Tibet can be edgy tourism experience

editor editor- April 28, 2009 06:33 0

It was when a policeman took them aside on the steps of the 7th century Jokhang temple in Lhasa that the Taylor family realized the ... Read More

Tourists returning to Tibet despite heavy security

Tourists returning to Tibet despite heavy security

editor editor- April 23, 2009 06:11 0

BEIJING — Visitor arrivals in Tibet rose 12 percent over the past six months, state media said Wednesday, despite a security clampdown during the anniversary ... Read More

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