Blog Tag - tourism

Exploring Beijing by foot
Beijing is not a walkable city. In fact, it can be fairly hostile to pedestrians. But that doesn’t mean it lacks interesting places to explore by...
R Beijing Attracts Lots of Tourists and Spending During Labor Day Holiday Weekend
Travel continues to be on an upward trend in China as tourists continue to visit and spend money in Beijing during this past Labor Day long weekend....
R Italian Police Officers to Patrol Top Beijing Tourist Destinations
Four Italian police officers will perform joint patrols with their Chinese counterparts at Beijing tourist destinations as part of an ongoing...
DP The Ultimate Visitors' Guide to Beijing Restaurants
Beijing is blessed with a fast-paced, diverse restaurant scene home to everything from high-end Western fine dining to authentic regional Chinese...
DP Beijing's Best Tour Companies
Beijing is a pretty easy city to get around for visitors, even for those who don't speak Chinese, but taking a tour can still improve your overall...
UK Tourism Ambassador Called "Foreign Male Scum" in Warning to All Chinese Women
A UK man who has devoted his life towards learning Chinese language and culture has been repaid for his efforts by having his face used to represent...
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 topped 16 million...
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 50 Most Beautiful Places in Asia. "Asia is 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 already...
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. It seems like Beijing's city planners have...
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 is only a pit stop because he wants to take the train all the way from Shanghai to where he lives in Rotterdam...
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. Those numbers are...
Nevada Tourism Craps Out in Beijing
The Nevada Tourism Bureau will close its office in Beijing after 11 years, reflecting a change both in government priorities in the global gaming...
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.  The rules count for all tourists...
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 site...