Tag: Culture and Tourism

Hangzhou House in LA

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:35

"Hangzhou House in LA" is an immersive activity held in Los Angeles on June 3rd by Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV and Tourism. In Pasadena, Tim Clancy and his wife Samantha Chen from Hangzhou acted as the hosts of a house ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 16:26

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have seen Washington using its powers to “harass” Chinese travelers. The ... Read More

Laos capital welcomes China Tourism and Culture Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 00:52

The China Tourism and Culture Week, one of the important activities of the Visit Laos-China Year 2019, was inaugurated in Lao capital Vientiane on Friday. During the event, which will ... Read More

Great Wall Hero 2019: Global Marketing Campaign Introduction

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 18:44

Beijing Municipal Culture and Tourism Bureau  organized the Global Promotional Event of "Great Wall Hero 2019"at Guirui Theater of Beijing Horticultural Expo. Guests included the Director-General of Beijing Municipal Culture ... Read More

Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 01:01

Number of tourists from China to the United States dropped for the first time in 15 years, despite that the total outbound trips of Chinese tourists rose significantly. Data released ... Read More

Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 08:58

Today Tourism Ethiopia joined the African Tourism Board as an observer. Tourism Ethiopia (TE) is a national organization under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism; The mission Tourism Ethiopia has ... Read More

Las Vegas hosts 2019 US-China Cultural Tourism Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 18:40

The 2019 US-China Cultural Tourism Festival opened Friday in Las Vegas, Nevada, aiming to expand cultural and tourism exchanges between the two countries. The three-day festival consists of various themes, ... Read More

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 16:10

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in collaboration with the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office, this year's edition ... Read More

29th International Book Fair opens in Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 02:25

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is playing host to the 29th edition of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair that kicked off on Wednesday with ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:15

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World Travel Fair (SWTF), one of the major tourism industry expos ... Read More

Chinese traveling overseas: 150 million in 2018 did it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:03

A total of 149.72 million outbound trips were made by Chinese tourists in 2018, up 14.7 percent from the previous year, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced, Trend reported ... Read More

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8% and continue growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:07

In 2018, Hong Kong citizens made 92.21 million departures in 2018, averaging 12.4 departures per person! Total revenue of the city’s outbound package tours in the year grew 8.1% ! ... Read More

Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 00:30

Foreign visitors made 30.54 million trips to China in 2018, a 4.7 percent increase than that of 2017, according to China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Travelers stayed at least ... Read More

Domestic Tourists in China love homestays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019 06:25

During the National Day holidays in 2018, China recorded a total of 726 million domestic tourist trips, of which more than 90 percent involved cultural activities. Homestays as a new ... Read More

IBTM Arabia announces networking program for 2019 event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 16:10

IBTM Arabia, part of IBTM’s global portfolio of meetings and events industry trade shows, has announced first details of the networking program for its 2019 event, which will take place ... Read More

IBTM Arabia 2019: The Middle East – changing perceptions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 15:03

From ancient holy land, to oil rich nation, to its latest incarnation as an innovative and open business events hub, Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director – Middle East, Arabian Travel Market ... Read More

197 million visits: Winter tourism booming in China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 17:15

A new report showed that about 197 million visits were made by Chinese travelers for winter activities in the 2017-2018 winter - a year-on-year increase of 16 percent. During the ... Read More

Highlight of 2018 China Sports Culture Expo & China Sports Tourism Expo

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:00

On December 11th, the grand opening ceremony of the 2018 China Sports Culture Expo & China Sports Tourism Expo. China Sports Culture Expo is hosted by the General Administration of ... Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 07:21

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. ... Read More

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018 08:59

See the full list of award winners. This year’s awards attracted 200 entries from 87 organisations and individuals worldwide. The winners were selected by an independent judging committee consisting of ... Read More

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy: The Middle East is part of the Pacific Asia tourism region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2016 11:05

Under the leadership of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) CEO, Dr. Mario Hardy, PATA as a travel and tourism organization has gained importance, leadership, and reach. Read More

Guam welcome Seychelles Tourism to PATA 2016

editor editor- May 18, 2016 07:44

This is the first time that the Seychelles has been invited to address a PATA General Assembly, and with the islands’ Minister St.Ange set to deliver the keynote address at ... Read More

Indonesia: Minister Wacik bullish on tourism targets

editor editor- May 10, 2011 20:28

The Indonesian tourism minister is optimistic that both revenues and tourist numbers will grow in 2011. Read More