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Barcelona hopes attacks won't dent appeal

A tourist magnet in Spain, adored for its beaches and architecture, Barcelona is working to reassure future visitors in the hope that the recent bloody rampage won't impact a key sector for its economy.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/24 23:26:13

Bella Skyway Int'l Light Festival held in Poland

People look at an illuminated installation during the Bella Skyway International Light Festival in Torun, Poland, on Aug. 23, 2017. The light festival is held here from Aug. 22 to Aug. 27.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/24 10:01:21

Aerial view of Zhongtiao Mountain in N China

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 22, 2017 shows the scenery of Zhongtiao Mountain in Shanxi Province, north China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/23 7:53:42

Tourists swim with mermaid tails to beat heat

Tourists swim with mermaid tails at the Yangrenjie water park in Chongqing, southwest China, Aug. 22, 2017. The highest temperature stood at more than 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of Chongqing Municipality on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 14:53:18

1,260-meter-long drifting amusement facility attracts tourists

Tourists drift at a scenic zone in Lingshou County of Shijiazhuang, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 21, 2017. The 1,260-meter-long drifting amusement facility in Lingshou attracted tourists in summer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 14:14:38

Scenery of Mountain Laojunshan at Luoyang in C China

Photo taken on Aug. 20, 2017 shows the scenery of Mountain Laojunshan at Luanchuan County in Luoyang, central China's Henan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 7:53:52

Int'l Fireworks Festival marked in Moscow

The photo taken on Aug. 20, 2017 shows the fireworks during the International Fireworks Festival in Moscow, Russia. The festival was held from Aug. 19 to 20
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 7:51:15

Aerial view of Monastery of Alexander in Suzdal, Russia

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 17, 2017 shows Kremlin of Suzdal, Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 11:34:29

Bangkok hostel offers guests prison experience

With its narrow rooms, metal bars and bunk beds, Bangkok's first prison-themed hostel promises the look and feel of a real jail in the bustling Thai capital.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/17 23:35:03

Israeli firm offers tourists 'anti-terrorism' adventure

The foreigners yell "fire, fire, fire" before shooting their automatic weapons as Israeli instructors look on - but this is no military training.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/17 23:35:03

Fed up with mass tourism, hotspots take away welcome mat

"Never again a summer like this." Exasperated with the hordes of visitors they blame for making their city unlivable, Barcelona residents have risen in protest.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/17 23:35:03

Myanmar state-owned airline to extend wing to China's Chengdu

Myanmar National Airlines (MNA), a state-owned airline, will extend wing to China's Chengdu, a report quoted a chief executive officer of the airline as reporting Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 10:56:47

E China's Fuyang strives in developing rural tourism industry

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 17, 2017 shows paddy fields in the shape of cartoon characters in Hongqi Village of Fuyang District in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province. Fuyang has strived in developing its rural tourism industry in the past two years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 10:16:49

Tourists visit Summer Resort to avoid heat

Photo taken on Aug. 17, 2017 shows tourists visiting the Imperial Summer Resort, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, in Chengde, north China's Hebei Province. Lots of tourists came to the Summer Resort to experience its culture while avoiding the heat in this summer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 10:14:21

Breathtaking scenery of Australia's Lake Bumbunga

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 16, 2017 shows the landscape of Lake Bumbunga, some 125 km northwest of Adelaide, capital city of South Australia, Australia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 9:59:57

Scenery of oil sunflowers in Beijing

Photo taken on Aug. 16, 2017 shows oil sunflowers in Yanqing District of Beijing, capital of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 9:48:38

Multi-colored ponds in Sichuan

Crystal clear ponds in Songpan, Sichuan, shine with different colors, attracting visitors to enjoy the colorful visual feast. The beautiful ponds are the result of the formation of talpatate.
Source: Chinanews.com | 2017/8/16 14:11:23

Xishuangbanna tropical botanic garden

A young tourist enjoys a moment sitting on a leave of water-lily Victoria amazonica in Xishuangbanna tropical botanic garden in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Aug. 15, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 8:34:40