Business / Tourist sites' gridlock

Emergency measures at scenic spots as tourists surge

[2012-10-04 14:04]

Emergency measures have been launched at some of China's popular scenic spots to cope with visitor numbers during the fourth day of the eight-day nationwide holiday.

New holiday plan needed

[2012-10-08 08:10]

The regular National Day holiday plus Mid-Autumn Festival - the nation has a lot to think about.

Road to nowhere is route to despair

[2012-10-08 07:45]

Traffic jams and overcrowded sites leave many feeling they hit a dead end during the holiday.

Chinese tourists' expenditure in Singapore triples

[2012-10-08 09:57]

More and more Chinese tourists choose to visit Singapore, with visit arrivals doubled and per capita expenditure tripled during the past ten years from 2002 to 2011.

Holiday tourism sees robust growth in China

[2012-10-02 09:31]

The number of travelers in major scenic spots across China had totaled 4.27 million by 5 pm on Monday, as Chinese people are enjoying the National Day holiday.

Tourism boom continues on 3rd day of holidays

[2012-10-03 14:16]

The number of travelers in major scenic spots across China had totaled 5.76 million by 5 pm on Tuesday, as people are enjoying the third day of national holidays.
China's railways see record traffic

Tourist sites overwhelmed by huge crowds during holidays

[2012-10-04 08:25]

The extended national holidays and a decision to waive highway tolls have brought many tourist attractions to a virtual standstill since the beginning of the eight-day vacation.

Scenic spots' gridlock triggers criticism

[2012-10-05 11:11]

Experts and netizens criticized the lack of travel alerts, as well as incomplete emergency response plans, that have led to congestion at scenic spots.

Chinese tourists head overseas during holiday

[2012-10-08 07:53]

It's estimated that the number of tourists booking overseas trips rose by 50% from last year during China's National Day holiday.

China's tourism industry reaps golden harvest

[2012-10-08 09:19]

China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, which surged by nearly a quarter from 2011 to 1.77 billion yuan ($278.39 million).

Holiday tourism demand reveals weal and woe

[2012-10-08 09:59]

The holiday tour spree has indicated China's consumption potential, but long-lasting economic incentives may remain absent to sustain the country's economy.

The Great Wall witnessed peak time during holiday

[2012-10-08 11:01]

As one of the hottest and most-visited scenic spots in Beijing, the Great Wall seemed to be overloaded with the huge number of tourists during the Golden Week holiday, as a photo taken by a micro-blogger showed. The photo gave that impression because of the angle of the shot.