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Helsinki uses WeChat to encourage more Chinese tourists to see the real side of Finland

Helsinki has worked hard to become attractive to Chinese travellers. In June, the city’s tourism office launched an ambitious project called MyHelsinki – a digital tourist guide that operates through WeChat.

Helsinki has worked hard to become attractive to Chinese travellers. In June, the city’s tourism office launched an ambitious project called MyHelsinki – a digital tourist guide that operates through WeChat.

22 Mar 2021 - 3:53PM
How to see one of China’s biggest tourist draws – Avatar Mountain and the Zhangjiajie national park

Our beginner’s guide to seeing the peaks in Hunan province from which Avatar, the film by James Cameron, took inspiration for its mountain scenes – a beautiful place well worth a visit, but be prepared for a logistical challenge.

Our beginner’s guide to seeing the peaks in Hunan province from which Avatar, the film by James Cameron, took inspiration for its mountain scenes – a beautiful place well worth a visit, but be prepared for a logistical challenge.

6 Jun 2018 - 5:54PM
Hot spring resorts in China: best places to relax and recuperate in thermal waters as demand for ancient bathing custom explodes

Bathing in hot springs is a centuries-old custom in China but is growing more popular as the Chinese – especially women – get richer and more wellness-savvy. We take a look at the best places to enjoy the experience in style

Bathing in hot springs is a centuries-old custom in China but is growing more popular as the Chinese – especially women – get richer and more wellness-savvy. We take a look at the best places to enjoy the experience in style

13 Mar 2018 - 5:58PM