Hotels in Xiamen fully booked for long Chinese holiday

Xiamen, the coastal Chinese city that just hosted a BRICS summit, is expected to receive a large number of tourists during the long holiday next week, the city's tourism authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/28 12:20:22

Desert in two opposite colors seen in Egypt

Photo taken on Sept. 25, 2017 shows a view of the black desert in Egyptian province of Giza.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/28 9:10:10

Scenery of Longdong scenic spot in SW China's Yunnan

Photo taken on Sept. 23, 2017 shows the scenery of Longdong scenic spot in Xuanwei, southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 13:39:46

Aerial view of Shahu scenic area in NW China

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 23, 2017 shows the scenery of Shahu (sand lake) scenic area in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 13:38:12

Scenery of underground Dragon Cave in SW China

Photo taken on Sept. 23, 2017 shows the scenery of the underground Dragon Cave in Longdong Village of Xuanwei City, southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 10:10:05

Kazak Autonomous County develops eco-tourism in China's Xinjiang

A tourist experiences eagle training at the Barkol Lake scenic spot in Kazak Autonomous County of Barkol, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 23, 2017. The county takes advantage of its wetland and pasture resources to develop its eco-tourism, making local people income increased.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 9:33:12

Autumn scenery seen across China

A butterfly flies among flowers at Nanjing Botanical Garden in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 23, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/24 7:01:10

Roaming through a natural wonderland in Hunan

The southeastern province of Hunan is probably best known for its spicy food. Its main city, Changsha, is notable mainly for being a transportation hub, in other words the type of place you only travel through on the way to neighboring provinces.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 20:55:03

Autumn scenery of Huma County in NE China's Heilongjiang

Photo taken on Sept. 20, 2017 shows the autumn senery in Huma County, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 10:05:16

Autumn scenery of Hulun Buir in N China's Inner Mongolia

Photo taken on Sept. 20, 2017 shows the forests in Hulun Buir, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 8:28:41

Blooming ottelia acuminata floats on river in S China's Guangxi

Photo taken on Sept. 20, 2017 shows the blooming ottelia acuminata on Chengjiang River in Du'an Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Ottelia acuminata is an aquatic species endemic to China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 8:24:45

Aerial view of paddy fields in SW China's Guizhou

Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2017 shows the paddy fields in Yunwu Township of Guiding County, southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 13:40:22

Floriade 2017 held in Canberra, Australia

Photo taken on Sept. 17, 2017 shows the flowers on the Floriade 2017 at Canberra's Commonwealth Park, Australia. This year's Floriade will held from Sept. 16 to Oct. 15.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 13:37:58

Glass bridge under maintenance before tourist peak

Workers check and replace glass on a glass walkway, suspended 180 meters in the air, in the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Pingjiang County, Central China's Hunan Province, Sept. 18, 2017. Authorities at the park ensure a comprehensive check of the glass-bottomed bridge is conducted to prepare for peak tourist numbers during the National Day holiday from Oct. 1 to 8.
Source: | 2017/9/19 13:36:09

Packed with tourists, Ibiza struggles to house locals

Gabriel Alberto Andrade has lived in a van for a year, unable to pay for a home in Spain's Ibiza where rental prices have shot up as mass tourism takes its toll on locals.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/15 5:03:40

Morocco tourists make tracks on 007's 'desert express'

Edouard Kunz knows timekeeping is important but the former Swiss watch precision mechanic admits that James Bond's Oriental Desert Express in remote eastern Morocco never runs on schedule.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/15 5:03:40

World tourism numbers post huge rise

International tourist numbers grew 6.4 percent in the first half of 2017, the strongest half-year figures in seven years, with Mediterranean destinations posting double-digit growth, the UN World Tourism Organization said on September 8.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/15 5:03:40

Spain's Balearic Islands to double tourist tax amid backlash

Spain's Balearic Islands will hike tourist taxes on visitors to the Mediterranean archipelago from 2018, with the average doubling to three euros ($3.60) per person amid growing unease among local residents over the effects of mass tourism.
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/8 5:03:41