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Boasting a record 31.025 visitors, China promotes winter Tibet tour with free Potala entry etc

November 9, 2018 11:16 pm0 comments
Boasting a record 31.025 visitors, China promotes winter Tibet tour with free Potala entry etc

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09, 2018) – In order to promote winter tourism, China has begun offering free entry to the Potala palace, the historical winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, for tourists from Nov 1 to Mar 15 next year. As in past several years, numerous other attractive concessions are also being […]

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Entry at Potala and Norbulingka to be free for winter tourists

September 16, 2018 6:03 am0 comments
Entry at Potala and Norbulingka to be free for winter tourists

(TibetanReview.net, Sep15, 2018) – Entry will be free for tourists visiting the Potala and Norbulingka in Tibet’s capital Lhasa during the winter period of Nov 1, 2018 to Mar15, 2019, reported China’s online Tibet news service eng.tibet.cn Sep 14. The fees during the peak tourism season for these historical winter […]

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Tourism surging in western Tibet’s once remote Ngari region

September 10, 2018 12:52 am0 comments
Tourism surging in western Tibet’s once remote Ngari region

(TibetanReview.net, Sep08, 2018) – The once remote western Tibet’s region of Ngari is remote no more, for not only have Chinese immigrants flooded it to make it their home in large numbers but it has also become a major tourist attraction following China’s development of significant transport and tourist infrastructure […]

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China eyes 30 million tourists in ‘Tibet’ by 2020

June 3, 2018 5:36 pm1 comment
China eyes 30 million tourists in ‘Tibet’ by 2020

(TibetanReview.net, Jun02, 2018) – China aims to overrun Tibet Autonomous Region with more than 30 million tourists per year, generating an annual tourism revenue of over 55 billion yuan, in 2020, reported the country’s official Xinhua news agency Jun 1. This was stated in the context of the report that […]

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First quarter visitors, tourism revenue of TAR up nearly 50%

May 8, 2018 11:23 pm0 comments
First quarter visitors, tourism revenue of TAR up nearly 50%

(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2018) – China on May 7 reported nearly 50 percent increase in visitors and revenue from tourism in tightly controlled Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) during the winter months of Jan-Mar 2018 compared to the same period last year. Promoting winter tourism, including with travel, accommodation, and entry-ticket discounts […]

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Free visits announced for winter travellers to Tibet, but tight scrutiny for exile Tibetan visitors

February 28, 2018 1:27 am0 comments
Free visits announced for winter travellers to Tibet, but tight scrutiny for exile Tibetan visitors

(TibetanReview.net, Feb27, 2018) – China has announced preferential policies for travellers to the Tibet Autonomous Region from Feb 1 to Apr 30, 2018 in order to promote winter tourism there, reported the prnewswire.com news agency Feb 23. However, these preferential policies dot not seem to apply to overseas Tibetans seeking […]

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China imposes tourism ban on the Vatican

November 24, 2017 1:10 am0 comments
China imposes tourism ban on the Vatican

(TibetanReview.net, Nov23, 2017) – Sino-Vatican ties appear to have taken a nosedive, given previous reports that the two sides were about to reach a deal on appointment of Bishops in China and pursuant diplomatic recognition of each other at the expense of Taiwan, with the Holy See seen as giving […]

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