Photo taken on January 24 shows staff examines the Bailong Elevator at Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Zhangjiajie. As Spring Festival approaches, Wulingyuan’s tourism, fire, and emergency departments, and tourism related enterprises enhance safety reviews and maintenance for cableways, sightseeing vehicles, boats, and other transportation means, to ensure safe holiday trips.
A direct chartered flight from Zhangjiajie to Siem Reap of Cambodia was launched on January 20, 2019. This is Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport’s first international route.
Despite the blanket of snow and dropping temperature in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Human province, the 34-year-old Su Songyun clings to a steep cliff in the famous mountainous region populated by tourists from around China all year. He's there for a thankless task: garbage pickup.
Wu Jianlin, the groom, and Yang Xiaojuan, the bride, bow to their parents during their wedding ceremony in Yuanzhenfengchong Village of Sanqiao Township in Miao-Dong Autonomous County of Jingzhou, Huaihua, central China's Hunan Province, Jan. 24, 2019. A traditional Miao ethnic group wedding ceremony of Wu Jianlin and Yang Xiaojuan was held in Yuanzhenfengchong Village on Thursday.
Changsha in Central China's Hunan province has launched a series of colorful activities to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival, which falls on Feb 5.
A 30-person expert delegation started a field survey on migrant cranes in the East Dongting Lake Nature Reserve on January 20, 2019. The experts are from China, Russia, and Mongolia. This survey was organized by the Beijing Forestry University (BJFU), and the East Dongting Lake Nature Reserve Management Authority.
January 29 is southern areas’ Preliminary Eve (小年, or Little New Year), the 24th day of the 12th month in the Chinese lunar calendar. On the same day, the 2019 Changsha Fire Palace Temple Fair kicked off at Huangxing Square, Changsha.
Changsha’s first direct flight to Mandalay of Myanmar was launched on January 19, 2019. It is operated by the 9 Air, a subsidiary of Juneyao Airlines, with Boeing 737-800 aircrafts.
In 2018, Zhangjiajie inbound tourism market increased significantly. The city received 518,400 overseas tourists, an increase of 34.88% over the same period of last year, and the number of overseas source countries and regions increased to 117. The structure of inbound tourist sources continued to be optimized, and the number of inbound tourists from countries and regions such as South Korea and Vietnam maintained rapid growth.