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  • Changsha Hosts Cycling Invitational Race

    Changsha Hosts Cycling Invitational Race

    The 2011 National Road Cycling Championship (Changsha section) & China Changsha Cycling Invitational Race along the Xiangjiang River is launched in Changsha today.The male and female individual time trials kick off this morning. 360 professional athletes and coaches involved in the race already arrived in Changsha and took adaptive training. Li Xin, chief referee of the race released on May 2 that the invitational race has attracted the best contestants in cycling events across the country.During the competition from May 4 to the morning of May 7, traffic control will be conducted on involving roads and sections. According to estimation of the organizing committee, about one million people will watch the event on the scene. Considering the particularity of cycling race, Tan Yong, director of the Organizing Committee's Office and head of the Changsha Tourism Bureau calls for citizens not to stop over at Orange Isle Bridge, Yinpenling Bridge and Houzishi Bridge. When watching the competition, and not to step over the isolation zone, nor enter competition terrain or racing track.Translator: Zhang MinsiSource: Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-05-04 22:47 View:1117
  • China's First Comprehensive Food Culture Museum Approved

    China's First Comprehensive Food Culture Museum Approved

    Hunan Food Culture Research Association on May 3 revealed that the construction project of Hunan Food Culture Museum, China's first comprehensive food culture museum has been approved by the Hunan Provincial Cultural Department, marking the official launch of this project.The museum will be on a mission to step up the protection, inheritance and development of local food and cuisines. The traditional cooking techniques will be rescued, explored, collected and protected. The museum will play a distinctive role in training high-quality and skilled practitioners of these intangible heritage items.On the local food and cuisine intangible heritage list, Anhua Black Tea and Yiyang Fu Brick Teas have been put under state protection. The customs of oil tea of the Miao Nationality and Taohuayuan Lei cha (literally “pounded tea”) were included among 12 food intangible cultural heritage items under the provincial-level protection. There are 1,000 such varieties in local food, cuisine and food customs under the county-level protection.Translator: Guo YanSource: Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-05-03 22:48 View:997
  • Changsha Tourism Income Exceeds 1 Bln yuan During May Day

    Changsha Tourism Income Exceeds 1 Bln yuan During May Day

    Changsha saw a tourism peak during the May Day Holiday 2011. The city received 2.2289 million visitors and earned 1.06 billion yuan, rising by 20.2% and 27.4% respectively over the same period of the previous year.The 2011 National Road Cycling Championship & China Changsha Cycling Invitational Race along the Xiangjiang River which kicks off on May 4 attracted more tourists across the country. Teams of tourists cycled along the Xiangjiang River and the Liuyang River and gathered at the foot of Yuelu Mountain, making the low-carbon travel popular among people.Chief of the Changsha Municipal Tourism Bureau said, the success of this professional sports event will be conducive to promoting the image of Changsha and expanding the cultural connotation of the city. The popularity of the low-carbon sports has confirmed the positive impact of this event. Sports travel will become another identity of the city.Translator: Guo YanSource: Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-05-03 00:54 View:1359
  • Excellent Folk Cultural Performances Staged in Qianzhou Ancient City

    Excellent Folk Cultural Performances Staged in Qianzhou Ancient City

    All seats were occupied in front of a stage of Qianzhou Ancient City in Jishou on May 1st, as a performance of original Nuo culture was on show, attracting tourists throughout the country.Themed with "Origin of Wuxi", the large-scale performance is on display in Qianzhou ancient city on the morning from April 28 to May 10. In addition, 12 excellent programs of traditional Chinese opera including Chenhe Gaoqiang (a high-pitched opera), Yang Opera and Han Opera are scheduled to put on.Tourists can enjoy not only the sight of antique folk houses here but also splendid folk cultural activities, which enables them to experience the mysterious culture of Xiangxi on the scene.Translator: Zeng HuajuanSource: Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-05-02 00:52 View:1244
  • Two Glass Auxiliary Bridges opening in zhangjiajie grand canyon

    Two Glass Auxiliary Bridges opening in zhangjiajie grand canyon

    May 1, 2011, Two Glass Auxiliary Bridges opening in zhangjiajie grand canyon attractions.The Glass main bridge is under construction.Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, The world's tallest, longest span glass bridge,Designed by the world famous design masters Dotan Haim. height of about 400 meters, a length of about 370 meters, all with transparent glass bridge deck paving, bridge center has Bungee jumping point.Two Glass Auxiliary Bridges is the main Glass Bridge of the early works, respectively 12 meters and 15 meters high.a 9-meter-deep in water, 3 meters from the surface.one located in the canyon. Auxiliary glass bridge built for World Natural Heritage of Zhangjiajie added to a new spot.
    News 2011-05-01 14:45 View:10453
  • Hunan and Guilin Ink Agreement on Tourism Cooperation

    Hunan and Guilin Ink Agreement on Tourism Cooperation

    The state-level scenic area of Wanfo (Ten Thousand Buddhas) Mountain and Dong Village was officially opened on April 27 in Tongdao Dong Autonomous County of Huaihua City, Hunan Province. About 40 managers of travel agencies in Guilin of Guangxi Province visited the scenic area and signed an agreement on tourism cooperation with Tongdao Dong Autonomous County.Tongdao County has accelerated tourism development, and vigorously promoted the regional tourism cooperation between Hunan and Guilin in recent years. The establishment of state-level scenic area of Wanfo Mountain will contribute to the protection and development of Danxia Landform and earthy Dong Culture. Great efforts will be made to forge Wanfo Mountain and Tong Village into a world-renowned scenic area integrating culture research and ecological conservation, and Daotong County into a tourism county with the characteristic of ecology, folklore and red culture.The cooperation agreement plays a significant role in upgrading the quality of Guilin tourism and expanding the development space of the tourism circle for Guilin.Translator: Wang XiaoluSource: Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-05-01 07:44 View:1350
  • Changsha Airport Town Project Launched

    Changsha Airport Town Project Launched

    The construction project of Changsha Airport Town & Renmin Road Airport Town Section was officially launched on the afternoon of April 28. Five years later, a highly international and ecological airport town is expected to stand in the east of Changsha.The planning of the project will vigorously gear up the development of airport industry, improve regional economic structure and assist our province to open wider to the outside world. Zhou Qiang, secretary of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee, declared the start of the construction.Covering a total construction area of 30.69 square kilometers, the airport town is planned to stretch from Changsha-Zhuzhou Expressway in the west to the end of the airport link in the east, from Changsha-Yongzhou Expressway in the north to Airport Expressway in the south.As a core district to develop industry economy in Changsha, Changsha County is set to build the airport city and construct a high-end airport economic zone by making full use of its advantages.The Renmin Road Airport Town Section has officially kicked off. Upon its completion, a third express way will be available for airplanes and the work on the encryption of regional main road network will yield fruitful results, thus playing an important role in driving airport economy.Translator: Chen YuSource: Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-04-30 08:03 View:1189
  • Beijing TSTA Holds Promotion Meeting in Hunan

    Beijing TSTA Holds Promotion Meeting in Hunan

    A delegation led by Yang Ruizong, director of the Beijing Office of the Taiwan Strait Tourism Association (TSTA) convened a promotion meeting in Hunan Apr 20-23 to advertise its tourism products.Yang revealed in his speech that the aim of the promotion is to establish  tourism exchange & cooperation platform so as to stimulate mutual communication between Taiwan and Hunan. He emphasized that since the number of mainlanders to Taiwan is on a constant rise, the tourism quality and management has become essential.Liu Miansong, deputy director of the Hunan Provincial Tourism Bureau said in his speech that Hunan and Taiwan share great similarities and differences in tourism resources, permitting an increasingly closer mutual exchange and achieving greater results. Both sides should strengthen collaboration and unswervingly seek new space of development.Other issues concerning  more direct flights, regulations of the tourism market and the handling of emergencies were also discussed at the meeting.Translator: Zhou QiongSource: Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-04-30 07:45 View:1164