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Jordan seeks to woo Chinese travelers; 6 million tourists arrive in Thailand so far | Daily Brief

02/29/2024| 6:49:28 PM| ChinaTravelNews

China Southern launches new Guangzhou-Doha flight; China grants visa-free travel to Georgians.

Almost 6 million tourists arrive in Thailand in first eight weeks of 2024 

Thailand welcomed 5,981,234 overseas visitors between January and February 25, Tourism and Sports Minister Sudawan Wangsuphakijkosol announced on Tuesday. In the first eight weeks of this year, China was the top source market for foreign tourists to Thailand with 1,114,316 arrivals, followed by Malaysia (759,828), Russia (397,006), South Korea (387,475), and India (293,129).

Jordan seeks to woo Chinese tourists

Jordan's tourism sector is planning a trip to China to woo Chinese tourists, said Jordanian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Makram Queisi on Wednesday. "Our visit will not be limited to one region in China. We will visit several provinces in China. I will also tell Chinese tourists that Jordan is safe, stable, and strong, and it welcomes them with open arms," Queisi said.

Slovak ski resort extends welcome to Chinese tourists

Jiri Trumpes, a resort director at the Tatry Mountain Resorts, extended his warm welcome to Chinese visitors to Jasna, a ski resort in Slovakia, in a recent interview with Xinhua. Jasna attracts nearly 900,000 guests during a ski season that typically lasts from December the previous year until April the next year, and over 10,000 skiers per day on peak days.

China grants visa-free travel to Georgians

China has granted visa-free travel to citizens of Georgia, as announced by Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze after a government meeting on Monday. Under this new policy, Georgians can now travel to China for stays up to 30 days, VisaGuide.World reports.

China’s visa-free policy leads to a boon for tourists

China's visa-free policy has brought tremendous convenience to tourists, attracting more international visitors, and driving the thriving development of the Chinese tourism industry. At the same time, it has also provided travelers from various countries with more opportunities to explore Chinese culture and history.

China Southern Airlines launches new Guangzhou-Doha flight 

China Southern Airlines, Qatar Airways’ codeshare partner, is launching a new route connecting Guangzhou and Doha. Commencing on April 22, 2024, the new route will offer four weekly nonstop flights. China Southern Airlines will operate these flights using their modern Boeing 787 aircraft.

China’s Lijiang to host Mekong Tourism Forum 2024

The Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF) 2024 will be held in the city of Lijiang, China from April 23 to 25 this year. Themed Visionary Journeys Redefining Tomorrow’s Travel, MTF invites travel professionals and stakeholders from the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) to engage in a collaborative platform dedicated to reshaping the future of GMS tourism.

Chinese tourists predicted to make over 6 billion domestic trips in 2024

The rise in domestic tourism reflects the growing confidence among Chinese travelers to explore their own country's diverse destinations. It also signifies a shift towards local travel experiences, with travelers seeking to discover hidden gems and cultural treasures within China.

Hainan's Wenchang achieves success in space-themed tourism

The Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site is the youngest space launch site in China and the first open coastal space launch facility. Leveraging the space launch base, Wenchang is developing space-themed tourism to promote the deep integration of space and tourism industries. 

Shougang Park one of Beijing's latest evening destinations

The Shougang Park in Beijing's Shijingshan district underwent a remarkable transformation during this year's Spring Festival. Over the past two years, Beijing's night economy and tourism have flourished, making it a prime destination for nighttime activities and contributing to its status as a hub for night tourism and consumption.

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