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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 promising outlook for the region's tour
The Tibet autonomous region is expected to receive a record 10-million-plus tourists this year, a local tourism official said on Monday.
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 more travelers to the restive Tibet region.
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 head of the Tibetan Welfare Office, as a preventi
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 fans.
BEIJING, China – Chinese official said Monday that exiled Dalai Lama, does not have a right to choose his successor any way he wants and must follow the historical and religious tradition of reincar
LHASA - Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region will work closely with Nepal to boost the tourism industry in the Himalayan region, officials said Friday.
BEIJING — A Chinese official on Thursday denied reports that Tibet will be closed to foreign visitors over the sensitive Oct. 1 national day period.
BEIJING — China has closed Tibet to foreign tourists and deployed soldiers armed with machine guns in the streets of Beijing — part of a raft of stringent security measures ahead of the 60th anniv
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 in a four-month competition.
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 weekend.
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 daily influx of 900 overseas visitors, the
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 extent of the sensitivity of being among the first tourists allowed
BEIJING — Visitor arrivals in Tibet rose 12 percent over the past six months, state media said Wednesday, despite a security clampdown during the anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rul
LHASA - Tibet expects to receive three million domestic and foreign tourists in 2009, said an official with the regional tourism administration here on Saturday.
LHASA - Foreign tourists have begun entering Tibet as the region lifted a month-long suspension.
LHASA - Tibet Autonomous Region aims to host three million tourists this year, the regional bureau said.It received an estimated 2.2 million tourist arrivals in 2008.