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Summer beach-goers enjoy relaxing vacations by checking out northern French seaside huts filled with books

Going to the beach can be tough work, but if you need a break from all the grueling swimming and sunbathing this summer, a trip to one of France's pop-up seaside libraries could be just the thing.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/2 18:40:13

Chile to restrict tourists and non-locals on Easter Island

Despite its isolated location some 3,500 kilometers from the coast of Chile, the island is a popular tourist destination, not least due to its remarkable collection of around 900 tall human figures with distinctive features and standing up to 10 meters tall.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/2 18:40:12

Lava tours stir mixed feelings around erupting Kilauea

After a short respite, "lava tourism" is booming on the Big Island, with helicopter and boat tour operators trying to please tourists and show respect for thousands of locals who have lost homes or been evacuated.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/25 21:28:23

World Cup has changed perception of Russia: FIFA

The World Cup has helped change people's view of Russia, FIFA President Gianni Infantino told the gathered audience at an event held in Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre on July 13, standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/19 18:36:51

Hainan to launch 20 more international flight routes

South China's Hainan Province plans to open another 20 international air routes by the end of this year as the island strives to build itself into a major international tropical resort and free trade port, the provincial tourism department said on June 15.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 18:36:51

Italy could do much better to boost tourism

So why is Rome only the world's 16th most visited city?
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 18:36:50

Philippines to make Chinese entry easier

The Philippines is exploring ways to shorten the processing of visa on arrivals for Chinese tourists, making their entry into the country faster and hassle-free, local media reported on July 8.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/12 19:09:22

Chinese arrivals to Sri Lanka growing

Chinese tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka grew by 18.7 percent in June, compared to the same period last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/12 19:09:21

Food, music and life: Enjoying everything that Kazakhstan has to offer

Kazakhstan has increasingly opened to the world since the Belt and Road initiative was proposed in 2013 by Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to the capital of Astana.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 19:09:21

From caviar to veal tongue, soccer fans get true taste of Russia

Many soccer fans knew little or nothing about Russian cuisine before the World Cup, but have tucked into local gastronomy with relish, trying everything from luxurious caviar to staples like veal tongue.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/12 17:37:52

Mount Fanjing China's 13th World Natural Heritage site

The 42nd session of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee included Mount Fanjing, located in Southwest China's Guizhou Province, as a World Natural Heritage site on July 2 in Manama, Bahrain.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 19:11:08

Korean temples listed as World Heritage sites

Seven ancient Korean mountain temples, which typify the way Buddhism in the country has merged with indigenous beliefs and styles, were listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites on June 30.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/5 19:11:07

Heart of Central Asia

Traveling in the world's ninth-largest country by area offers a unique mixture of both Asian and European cultures that should not be missed.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/7/4 12:09:09

Take a trip to China's beautiful 'nine-colored land' – the Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture

The region's mysterious Silk Road roots, Buddhist relics, diverse landscape and various ethnic minority cultures have long made Northwest China's Gansu Province one of the most desirable destinations for travelers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/29 8:37:53

Tourism surge lashes Southeast Asia's beaches

Hordes of tourists clamber across the white sand with selfie sticks as Thai park rangers wade into turquoise waters to direct boats charging into the cliff-ringed cove.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/12 18:10:01

Hainan Airlines to launch China's first direct flight to Ireland

Hainan Airlines will launch China's first direct flight to Ireland to facilitate bilateral tourism and economic exchanges, the company announced Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 8:52:50

Scenery of Tianzi Mountain in China's Hunan

Photo taken with a mobile phone shows the sea of clouds on the Tianzi Mountain at the Wulingyuan scenic area in Zhangjiajie City, central China's Hunan Province, March 14, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/15 10:20:58

Nianhu Lake in Huize County, SW China's Yunnan

Photo taken on March 2, 2018 shows a view of the Nianhu Lake in Huize County, southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/3 12:36:57