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  1. News - China - TOURISM

    New airport in Guangxi mountains offers nail-biting landings

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:15am by He Huifeng

    ... Hechi is located in northwestern Guangxi on the southern end of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, which is home to about four million people. The city sits amid several mountain ranges, including Jiuwangda to the north, the Phoenix Mountains in the northwest, Fengling to the east, and Duyang to the west. The Green Dragon Mountains sit to the southwest. In the past, getting to Hechi required ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549198/new-airport-guangxi-mountains-offers-nail-biting-landings
  2. News - China - TOURISM

    Buddha statues get bigger on mainland China in bid to lure tourists

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:03pm by He Huifeng

    ... statue of the bodhisattva Guanyin in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, a 99-metre depiction of the bodhisattva Ksitigarbha in Anhui province, and a 48-metre statue of Amitabha Buddha at Lu Mountain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1420697/bigger-better-say-chinese-officials-they-call-more-giant-buddhas-attract
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Waiting times at Hong Kong theme parks rise as tourism increases

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:33am by Amy Nip

    ... longer than half an hour. On Friday afternoon, Disneyland was buzzing with energy, with its Main Street USA full of visitors. The waiting times for a ride on the Big Grizzly Mountain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1413797/waiting-times-hong-kong-theme-parks-rise-tourism-increases
  4. News - China - TOURISM

    Beijing prepares for bigger, better rubber duck than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... don't want to pay money for a glimpse of a huge rubber duck and a people mountain as well," said IT engineer Wang Yu, 30. Zeng Hui, a deputy director of the Beijing International Design ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1300252/beijing-braces-rubber-duck-mania
  5. News - China - TOURISM

    Dining on herbs and mud, China's ultra-rich discover Switzerland

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 03:26pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... to travel by train from Paris on their first trip to Europe, which Zombori facilitated. He took them to Gstaad, a picturesque mountain village of 7,000 inhabitants, where the son asked to buy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1292770/dining-herbs-and-mud-chinas-ultra-rich-discover-switzerland
  6. News - China - TOURISM

    Chaotic scenes as tourists flock to top mainland scenic spots for 'golden week' holiday

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... complained to Huashan's administration office. A spokeswoman for the sacred Taoist mountain's administration office, who refused to give her name, described Dong's complaint as an "online rumour" and would only confirm that "some tourists created a disturbance". She added that there were more than 27,000 tourists on the mountain on Tuesday, but its capacity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1053332/chaotic-scenes-tourists-flock-top-mainland-scenic-spots-golden-week
  7. News - China - TOURISM

    China tourist attractions raise fees ahead of holiday, sparking outrage

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... attractions to hike ticket prices by as much as 30 per cent ahead of the holiday include the Yellow Dragon Cave and Baofeng Lake in Zhangjiajie, Hunan, the ropeway of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1217824/china-tourist-attractions-raise-fees-ahead-holiday-sparking-outrage
  8. News - China - TOURISM

    UN report shows Chinese now the world's biggest-spending tourists

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 06:03pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Chinese tourists left an impression of thriftiness overseas. There have been many reports by mainland media in recent years about compatriots taking mountains of food from buffets and pilfering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1207801/un-report-shows-chinese-now-worlds-biggest-spending-tourists
  9. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Mainland Chinese travel boom is a mixed blessing for Taiwan

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... of cross-strait tourists was allowed. Now, hot spots such as the National Palace Museum and the vertical mountain walls of the Taroko National Park attract so many tour groups that locals have started ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1215457/mainland-chinese-travel-boom-mixed-blessing-taiwan
  10. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Taipei to allow more mainland Chinese travellers

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... rentals or diving equipment shops, bringing clientele to smaller operators who see few group tourists. Outside Taroko National Park, known for its vertical mountain walls, guesthouses normally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1216276/taipei-allow-more-mainland-chinese-travellers

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