Tag: Tibet

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel
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Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019

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

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves
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China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

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

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain
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China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

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

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism
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China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

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

Tibet registers 30.5-percent hike in tourist arrivals in Q1
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Tibet registers 30.5-percent hike in tourist arrivals in Q1

editor editor- April 18, 2013

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

Tibet expecting over 10 million tourists this year
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Tibet expecting over 10 million tourists this year

editor editor- September 4, 2012

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

China launches masive tourism project in Lhasa city
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China launches masive tourism project in Lhasa city

editor editor- July 9, 2012

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

Rosy outlook for Tibet’s tourism industry
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Rosy outlook for Tibet’s tourism industry

editor editor- April 21, 2012

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

Nepali police conducting random arrests to avoid anti-China protests
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Nepali police conducting random arrests to avoid anti-China protests

editor editor- March 19, 2012

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

The roof of the world – Tibetan beauty has no equal
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The roof of the world – Tibetan beauty has no equal

editor editor- December 1, 2011

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

Developments in Tibet’s tourism
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Developments in Tibet’s tourism

editor editor- November 18, 2011

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

China closes troubled Tibet to foreigners
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China closes troubled Tibet to foreigners

editor editor- March 9, 2011

Chinese authorities have closed the troubled Tibetan region to foreign tourists, travel agents said Monday, ahead of the third anniversary ... Read More

China: Dalai Lama must follow  tradition of reincarnation
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China: Dalai Lama must follow tradition of reincarnation

editor editor- March 8, 2011

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

Tibet expects 15 million visitors per year
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Tibet expects 15 million visitors per year

editor editor- January 17, 2011

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

First Tibetan tourists travel to Taiwan
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First Tibetan tourists travel to Taiwan

editor editor- January 15, 2011

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

3.3 million tourists visit Tibet this year
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3.3 million tourists visit Tibet this year

editor editor- August 19, 2010

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

Tibet and Nepal team up to boost Himalayan tourism
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Tibet and Nepal team up to boost Himalayan tourism

editor editor- July 19, 2010

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

Tibet tourist numbers up 28%
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Tibet tourist numbers up 28%

editor editor- May 20, 2010

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

Despite restrictions Tibet sees record tourism
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Despite restrictions Tibet sees record tourism

editor editor- October 15, 2009

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

Official denies reports that Tibet will be closed to foreign tourists
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Official denies reports that Tibet will be closed to foreign tourists

editor editor- September 25, 2009

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

Tibet closed to foreign tourists ahead of anniversary
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Tibet closed to foreign tourists ahead of anniversary

editor editor- September 23, 2009

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

Yudron is a new tourism image ambassador for Tibet
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Yudron is a new tourism image ambassador for Tibet

editor editor- September 21, 2009

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

Tibet sets July tourist record
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Tibet sets July tourist record

editor editor- August 17, 2009

BEIJING — A total of 1.2 million tourists visited Tibet last month -- a record for July -- state media ... Read More

Direct Beijing-Tibet flights to start this month
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Direct Beijing-Tibet flights to start this month

editor editor- July 2, 2009

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

Chinese tourists avoiding France because of Sarkozy: official
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Chinese tourists avoiding France because of Sarkozy: official

editor editor- May 18, 2009

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - Chinese tourists are avoiding France because of President Nicolas Sarkozy and his country's attitude toward Tibet, a ... Read More

Tibet on guard against flu epidemic as peak tourist season nears
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Tibet on guard against flu epidemic as peak tourist season nears

editor editor- May 7, 2009

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

Seven days in Tibet can be edgy tourism experience
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Seven days in Tibet can be edgy tourism experience

editor editor- April 28, 2009

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

Tourists returning to Tibet despite heavy security
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Tourists returning to Tibet despite heavy security

editor editor- April 23, 2009

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

Tibet to receive 3 million domestic, foreign tourists in 2009
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Tibet to receive 3 million domestic, foreign tourists in 2009

editor editor- April 13, 2009

LHASA - Tibet expects to receive three million domestic and foreign tourists in 2009, said an official with the regional ... Read More

Tibet reopens to foreign tourists after month-long suspension
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Tibet reopens to foreign tourists after month-long suspension

editor editor- April 6, 2009

LHASA - Foreign tourists have begun entering Tibet as the region lifted a month-long suspension. Read More

Tibet to reopen to foreign tourists
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Tibet to reopen to foreign tourists

editor editor- March 30, 2009

LHASA - Foreign tourists will be allowed to get into Tibet as of April 5, a tourism official said here ... Read More

China crackdown for Tibet anniversary: Dalai Lama
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China crackdown for Tibet anniversary: Dalai Lama

editor editor- February 25, 2009

BYLAKUPPE, India — The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, warned Tuesday of a Chinese crackdown in Tibet ahead of ... Read More

Chinese migrants may flee Tibet as tourism stalls
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Chinese migrants may flee Tibet as tourism stalls

editor editor- February 13, 2009

LHASA, China - A year after Tibetan rioters set parts of Lhasa ablaze, aiming their fury at migrants from elsewhere ... Read More

Tibet aims to attract three million tourists this year
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Tibet aims to attract three million tourists this year

editor editor- January 5, 2009

LHASA - Tibet Autonomous Region aims to host three million tourists this year, the regional bureau said. It received an ... Read More

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