•  PopupDesign_2013

    Did you know 31% of the travelers make destination research and selection 3-5 months before their vacation

    Access the CNTO Tourism Research Reports

Tourism to Tibetan City Tops One Million Tourists

Between January and May 2013, more than 1.18 million tourists visited Lhasa City, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in the southwest region of China.

Statistics from Lhasa’s tourism bureau showed that the number of visitors increased by 35.9 percent from the same time period last year, and tourism revenue reached 1.03 billion Chinese yuan (166.7 million U.S. dollars), up 49.4 percent from the same period in 2012. The bureau said the number is expected to rise during peak season this summer.

Tibet as a whole is expecting 12.6 million tourists and 15.8 billion yuan in tourism revenues this year. Tourism has become one of the leading economic growth engines for the region. In 2012, tourist numbers hit 10.58 million, while revenue for the sector reached 12.65 billion Chinese yuan.

Back to China News >

China in the News Archive >

News

  • 04/13/2015 CNTA Chairman Underscores Importance of Upgrades of Public Restrooms...Read More
  • 04/09/2015 Forbidden City Tops List of World’s Most Visited Palaces and Castles...Read More
  • 04/09/2015 Xiamen 13th Chinese City to Offer 72-hour Visa-free Transit Policy...Read More
  • 04/09/2015 Chinese Attractions Reducing Entrance Fees & Implementing Accreditation System...Read More
  • 04/09/2015 China Launches Flights Using Environmentally-Friendly Fuel...Read More
  • 04/09/2015 Hainan Expands Duty-Free Offerings for Tourists...Read More
  • 04/09/2015 Hainan Airlines Slated to Order $7.7 Billion of 787 Jets from Boeing...Read More
  • 04/09/2015 Beijing Hoping to Boost Tourism Starting with New York...Read More
  • 03/27/2015 Beijing Adds New Vintage Trolley Sightseeing Route...Read More
  • 03/27/2015 New Ancient Relics Found Well Preserved at Dig Sites in China...Read More