Good news! China has a tourism law

The new tourism law, adopted by China’s top legislature on Thursday, is good news for both tourists and businesses. The long-awaited law, which had been in embryo for about 30 years and undergone three readings by lawmakers in the past eight months, is designed to address industry woes, protect tourists’ interests and foster the industry’s […]

Cole flower scenery in Luoping, China’s Yunnan

The field of cole flowers are dotted with tourists in Luoping County in Qujing City, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Feb. 19, 2013. Luoping County is well-known for its cole flower scenery with its 800,000 mu (53,333 hectares) of cropland planted with cole. In 2012, the county saw its cole flowers industry bring more than one […]

Tourists to hit record high during Spring Festival holiday

The number of tourists traveling during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday is expected to hit a record high of 211 million, tourism authorities said on Thursday. The number of holiday tourists is expected to rise by 20 percent compared with the previous year, surpassing 200 million for the first time, the China National Tourism Administration […]