Blog Tag - tourism

2016 Visitors to Beijing Palace Museum Topped 16 Million, An Average of 40,000 Every Day
The Forbidden City is known for its overwhelming crowds during peak periods. Last year, visitors to Beijing’s famous Palace Museum...
Forbidden City, Great Wall Named Two of Asia's Most Beautiful Places
Beijing's Forbidden City and the Great Wall have been named to Conde Nast Traveler's list of the...
Tourist Site Watch: Beijing Planning Exhibition Center
Having my dad in town once again (he comes roughly four times a year for work) presents a big challenge to find a tourist site that he hasn't alre
Tour Groups Are Banned, Nanluoguxiang Residents will Sleep Tight SoonTour Groups Are Banned, Nanluoguxiang Residents will Sleep Tight Soon
The weather in Beijing is warming up and the city's peak tourist season is just around the corner.
Where to Get Tickets for the Trans-Siberian Railway in Beijing (Without Paying a Hefty Agency Fee)
One of my cousins is in town.
Beijing Tourism Bureau Quotes Some Crazy Numbers on 2015 Visitors
Beijing received 273 million tourists during 2015, up from 261 million in 2014, spending a total of RMB 460 billion in the city.
Nevada Tourism Craps Out in Beijing
The Nevada Tourism Bureau will close its office in Beijing after 11 years, reflecting a change both in
Beijing and Shanghai to Offer Tax Refunds to Overseas Tourist
Tourists visiting Shanghai and Beijing will be able to get tax refunds on all legal goods starting July 1. 
Forbidden City to Limit Daily Visitors, Ban Megaphones (Yeah!)
The Palace Museum, aka the Forbidden City, will begin limiting the number of daily visitors in an effort to reduce the impact of tourists on the s
Beijing Considers New Methods to Boosting Sagging International Tourist Numbers
With overseas tourist arrivals continuing to plummet, Beijing is once again...
Experience Mexico at Chaoyang Park
When you think about it, Mexico couldn't seem much further away from China, both in terms of distance and culture.
Chinese Tourists Outspend Foreign Counterparts by USD 77 Billion
It's not exactly a fair comparison, but Chinese tourists spent USD 77 billion more during the first three quarters of 2014 than foreign visitors d
Talking Travel: American to Fly from Dallas to Beijing; Philippines Travel Ban; Is China Attracting Foreign Tourists
It's always interesting writing about travel while on the edge of a major travel period.
Hidden City Game: The Inaugural Hutong Race
I wouldn’t be surprised if there is a Minotaur lurking in the depths of Beijing’s hutongs.