China Tourism News
China Tourism News
If you have never witnessed the stunning beauty of a world covered by a soft white blanket of snow, it is now time to see it in some of the best winter destinations of China, including Harbin, an icy city with exotic flavor; China Snow Town; Yabuli, the best place for skiing in China; Beiji Village at northernmost China, and the Rime Island in Jilin.
According to the announcements published on November 4 and 5, 2020 by Chinese embassies, foreign nationals from certain worst-hit countries by covid-19 are temporarily forbidden from entering China, including the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Russia, the Philippines, India, Ukraine, and Bangladesh. Those who are in urgent cases can apply for a special visa at the Chinese embassies in order to enter China.
Since 0 am. September 28, 2020, it is allowed for foreign visitors who hold valid Chinese residence permits to enter China for three purposes, which is for work, for personal matters, and for a reunion. For those whose permits had been expired since 0 a.m. 28 March, if they don’t change the purpose to China, they can apply for new visas with the expired visa and relevant materials.
3 night Dang-Dang bus routes have been put into use in Beijing since August 27, 2020 to serve passengers, offering a good opportunity to enjoy the spectacular night views of the city. The 3 routes are respectively Chang’an Avenue Line to pass through China World Trade Center CBD, CITIC Tower, Zhongnanhai; South Central Axis Line along Tiananmen Square, the Great Hall of the People, Beijing Railway Station; and East Line through Sanlitun and Shichahai.
From July 20, 2020 on, China has required all the overseas passengers who leave for China to take a nucleic acid test for COVID-19 within 5 days before boarding the flight and the test should be carried out in the medical institutions designated by Chinese embassies and consulates. The measure is to mitigate the virus transmission across the border.
At the 209th session of the Executive Board of UNESCO on July 7, Xiangxi Geopark in Hunan Province and Zhangye Geopark in Gansu Province have been declared the UNESCO Global Geoparks and China’s total global geoparks have reached 41, accounting a quarter of the word’s total 161. There will be altogether 15 sites to join at this session.
The COVID-19 pandemic makes flight travel difficult and not so safe. The 9 tips help passengers stay away from virus during the flying, including self-monitoring, planning traffic on the road to airport, checking immigration & exit-entry policies and luggage allowance on epidemic prevention products.
Shanghai Disneyland Park declared to reopen on May 11, 2020 with controlled daily capacity of 24,000. Most attractions will be opened to the public except for some interactive activities. Visitors must purchase tickets online in advance and wear masks during visiting. The reopening time of the world’s other 5 Disneyland parks is still uncertain.
Due to the serious global coronavirus pandemic, China issued a suspension on entry for foreigners who hold valid Chinese visas or residence permits since March 28, 2020. All the visa-free transit policies are included as well, such as 24/72/144-hour visa-free transit, Hainan 30-day visa-free access. Visitors holding diplomatic, service, courtesy and C visas are excluded.
Bounced back from the coronavirus, China welcomes the resumption of work and return of business. About 3,700 scenic areas have declared to reopen and some of them offer discount ticket price. The opened sites include Badaling Great Wall, Yellow Mountain, West Lake, Potatso National Park…