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Mirage Emerged in Xiamen, China


It is reported that a mirage emerged in the Gulangyu Island of Xiamen City, east Chinas Fujian Province on Feb. 6.

Central China province opens direct air route with Saipan


A Dynamic Airways Boeing 767 plane bound for Saipan started off from the Tianhe International Airport in centralChina's Hubei Provinceon Monday afternoon, marking the opening of the first direct air route linking the province with the U.S. territory.

China's first civil seaplane takes off in Sanya


China's first civil seaplane took off in Sanya, south China's Hainan province on Friday. According to Meiya Air, the owner of the plane, it is China's first professional airline that focuses on offering amphibian transportation services.

Annual winter fishing tourism festival opens in Xinjiang


Fishermen harvest fishes after ice fishing in the Ulunggur Lake in Fuhai County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 18, 2014. The annual winter fishing tourism festival, which opened here Saturday, impressed numerous tourists despite the cold weather.

Fosun sees first 7-star Atlantis hotel in Shanghai


Fosun International Ltd plans to build the first seven-star Atlantis luxury hotel inShanghainear the under-construction Disneyland.

Pororo theme park opens in Beijing


The Pororo theme park, established by Shanghai Yuyuto Entertainment Facilities and the Beijing Children Art Theatre featuring Chinese childrens' culture, opened at the Beijing Aegean Shopping Mall on January 18.

Ancient Town in China’s Shangri-La Damaged by Fire


Dukezong Ancient Town, which with a history of 1,300 years and clustered with the most and best preserved Tibetan style architectures in Shangri-La, southwest Chinas Yunnan Province, was damaged by fire on Jan.11, 2014.

Visa-Free Stay Scheme for Cruise Passengers


Cruise ship passengers docking in Shanghai could soon be allowed a 72-hour visa-free stay, the citys tourism administration said on this Tuesday.

Transport System to Be Fully Stretched for "Chunyun"


China's transport system will be put to the test during Chunyun, the 40-day travel period around the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, which falls on Jan. 31.

The 2014 Ice Lantern Festival in Longqingxia Valley is about to open


The festival will be officially open in January 15 and lasts until the end of February. There will be 300 flower lanterns, 1000 tree lanterns, 350 ice lanterns, 200 ice sculptures, 100 snow sculptures, and the 10 000 meters long Great Wall Lantern.

Expressway Connects Dali and Lijiang


The expressway connecting Dali and Lijiang, two tourist cities in southwest Chinas Yunnan Province opened on Dec.30, 2013, reducing the driving time between two cities to two hours, equivalent to half of the past.

Space Trips Open to Chinese Travelers


Chinese travelers will be able to take space trips by the end of 2014 thanks to an agreement signed on Dec.27 in Beijing between a Chinese travel agency and Netherlands-based space tourism firm Space Expedition Corporation (SXC).

The 40th Harbin Ice Lantern Art Fair Opened


The 40th Harbin Ice Lantern Art Fair officially opened on Dec.30 at Zhaolin Park. Over 2,000 snow and ice artworks are displayed, attracting numerous visitors to enjoy the fair.

High-speed Train to Connect Beijing and Guilin


High-speed train connecting Beijing West Railway Station and Guilin will initiate on Dec.28, reducing the travel time to 11.5 hours, around 11 hours less than now.

The 30th Harbin Snow and Ice Festival to Open


The 30th Harbin Snow and Ice Festival will open on January 5, 2014, and it will last till the end of February.

Direct Flight Launched Between Doha and Hangzhou


Qatar Airways launched a direct flight service on Dec.20 between Qatar's capital city Doha and Hangzhou, a tourist city in east China's Zhejiang Province.

"Arsenal" be Found at Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang


The stone armors and helmets found at the Accessory Pit K9801 of the Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum in Xi'an indicate the accessory pit probably to be a large arsenal of the Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum.

Wanda Group to Build Cultural Tourism City in Guilin


The Wanda Group signed an agreement on December 15 with the municipal government of Guilin to carry out cultural tourism city project in Guilin.

Cableway of Tianmen Mountains in Zhangjiajie Closed for Overhaul


The scenic spot of Tianmen Mountains has been closed from Dec.9 due to cableway of the scenic spot is under annual overhaul, both the cableway and the scenic spot will reopen to tourists on Dec.25.

Palace Museum to Open Female Section


Western part of the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, will be open to the public by the year 2020, which will mark the 600th birthday of the palace.