China's night catering consumption jumped 47 percent in 2018 from a year earlier, 2 percentage points higher than the daytime growth.
Visitors to the palace in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet autonomous region, are now required to make reservations on its website or at a ticket window to ensure entry to the site.
This year, the United States is the No. 1 origin market followed by mainland China, Germany, the United Kingdom and France.
Over the first five months of 2019, the number of Chinese mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan has increased 17.5%, 22.72% and 26.49% respectively compared with the previous year.
Malaysia's home ministry announced the new measures for tourists from China and India with an expected increased influx for the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 campaign.
The project, opening on July 31 in Hengqin, China, may be the world’s first PG-13 theme park.
Fliggy has launched a new service allowing people to purchase air tickets by installment with zero down payment, which helps to lower the financial threshold for young people to travel the world.
Japan introduced a new departure tax of JPY1,000 (USD9.20) at the beginning of the year, applicable to all travelers leaving the country, but this has done little to dent tourism numbers.
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