Tag: Xinjiang

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 19:45

Ten people have been rescued Tuesday after being trapped by avalanches in a mountainous area in Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to Xinjiang forest fire brigade. They ... Read More

Kanas launched The Original New Year Event

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:17

Kanas' "Invites You to Celebrate The Original New Year" .Hosted by Xinjiang Kanas Scenic Area, it kicked off at the Hongbasi Ice Park in Hemu Village, Xinjiang. Visitors had an ... Read More

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

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

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 in China due to arbitrary enforcement ... Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

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

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 over the world are getting ... Read More

Xinjiang tourism drops 26.6% after riot

editor editor- October 12, 2009 03:41

URUMQI - The number of domestic tourists to China's far western Xinjiang region slumped 26.6 percent year on year to 1.3 million during the National Day holiday, local authorities said ... Read More

Needle stabbings casts shadow on Xinjiang tourism

editor editor- September 10, 2009 03:31

URUMQI - The string of needle stabbings which triggered unrest in Urumqi City had cast shadow on local tourism industry in China's far western Xinjiang region, a local official said ... Read More

Xinjiang introduces a package of measures to boost sluggish tourism

editor editor- July 27, 2009 03:38

BEIJING - The government of northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region announced a package of measures to boost the sluggish tourism industry at a press conference in Xinjiang's capital city Read More

Xinjiang hosts Miss Tourism Queen International

editor editor- July 21, 2009 04:49

Miss Tourism Queen International kicked off on Sunday in Urumqi, the capital city of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday. Read More

Xinjiang is seeking a 5-million-yuan subsidy to salvage tourism

editor editor- July 16, 2009 05:07

URUMQI - The tourism authority of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is seeking a 5-million-yuan subsidy from the regional government to help travel agencies survive in the wake of the July ... Read More

Tourism, air transport hurt by Xinjiang riots

editor editor- July 12, 2009 07:45

URUMQI - Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region said Saturday both tourism and air transport have been hurt by the July 5 riot that left 184 dead in ... Read More

Group trips to Xinjiang suspended

editor editor- July 10, 2009 06:24

URUMQI - About 1,450 tourist groups have canceled scheduled trips to Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as of Wednesday in the wake of the deadly riots in the regional capital Urumqi, ... Read More

Ethnic strife is spread by mobs in Western China

editor editor- July 8, 2009 07:43

URUMQI, China – Sobbing Muslim women scuffled with riot police, and Chinese men wielding steel pipes, meat cleavers and sticks rampaged through the streets Tuesday as ethnic tensions worsened in ... Read More

Taiwanese tourist groups in Xinjiang are safe, unaffected by riots

editor editor- July 7, 2009 04:48

Ninety-one Taiwanese tourists currently in western China's Xinjiang province were safe after riots erupted in the capital city of Urumqi Sunday night and reportedly left 140 people dead and 828 ... Read More

‘Smoke’ in Chinese kitchen rattles Olympics cheer

editor editor- August 20, 2008 01:22

An emergency landing following an attempted terrorist attack on board a plane en route to Beijing from the northwestern city of Lanzhou, in Read More

Eclipse tourists should expect heat wave in Western China’s Xinjiang

editor editor- July 31, 2008 02:52

URUMQI - More than 2,000 astronomy fans who have traveled to northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region for the best view of Friday's solar eclipse will have to deal with ... Read More

Xinjiang is becoming “tourist destination in western China”

editor editor- April 1, 2008 04:06

With a natural landscape possessing glaciers, grassland, desert, mountains, and lakes, Xinjiang has become a "hot" destination in recent years. By the end of last year, inbound tourism surpassed the ... Read More