Around 8:50 am on December 26, the first passenger flight arriving from Hangzhou landed at Yueyang Sanhe Airport. On the same day, the airport was officially opened to traffic.
The aerial photo taken on December 18 shows a mazy tea garden. It is located in Wutan Town, Taojiang County, Yiyang City. In last November, Taojiang invested 100 million CNY to construct the Hualai Tea Tourism Cultural Park, a tea cultural tourism base. It aims to drive an integrated development of local tea industry and rural tourism
The 14th Changsha International Auto Expo opened at the Changsha International Convention Center on December 12, 2018. It is hosted by the Changsha Municipal People’s Government, and the China Association of Automobile Manufacturing (CAAM).
Deputy Director Li Chunliang of the National Forestry and Grassland Administration, CPPCC Hunan Provincial Committee Vice Chairman Li Jian, CPC Yueyang Municipal Committee Secretary Liu Hesheng, and Director of the Hunan Province Forestry Department Hu Changqing launched the 10th Dongting Lake International Bird-watching Festival on the night of Dec. 5 in Yueyang. The opening ceremony was presided over by Mayor Li Aiwu.
The launching ceremony of the direct flight between the ancient town of Luang Prabang, Laos and Changsha, Hunan was held at the Luang Prabang International Airport on November 28, 2018. This is the second international air route opened between Hunan province and Laos. The first one is between Changsha and Vientiane, which was opened in August 2015.
The Orange Isle fireworks shows are must-see events in Changsha. Four fireworks shows will be arranged on major festivals in 2019. The first one will be staged at 20:30-20:50 on January 1, 2019.
Hunan culture and tourism promotion conference was held in Mexico City. It was a part of the series activities of “2018 Splendid Xiaoxiang – Hunan Cultural Week in America”.
On November 19, seven performers of Va ethnic group gave a trilling drum dance on the cliff at the Shiniuzhai Resort, Pingjiang. (Photo/Yang Huafeng)Seven Va people play drums and sing on the cliff.Translator: Pang Yuehui
The Ninth China (Hunan) Tourism Expo (Expo) and the First Tourism Equipment Exhibition (Exhibition) will be held in Changsha on October 19. With a theme of "Developing Tourism Equipment to Improve Tourism Quality", the Expo wants to highlight tourism equipment for the first time. It is hoped that it will provide a better display and communication platform for the provinces, cities and tourism enterprises through the following measures: brands taken as a leading role, platform as a support, supporting policies, media to help publicize, and negotiation and cooperation chances offered.
The 2018 China Hunan International Tourism Festival Press Conference was held on August 7 morning. It revealed that this year’s tourism festival will launch seven theme activities. The 2018 China (Liling) International Ceramics Industry Exposition will be held at the same time. A new combination pattern between ceramics and tourism will thus be created. This Festival will be held in Liling, Zhuzhou City from September 25 to October 2.The Festival is sponsored by Hunan Tourism Development Committee and Zhuzhou Municipal People’s Government. It is organized by Zhuzhou Bureau of Tourism and Foreign Affairs and Liling Municipal People’s Government. The theme of this activity is ‘Splendid Xiaoxiang - Shennong Blessed Land - Colorful Liling’.The themed activities include:1. The International Tourism Festival opening ceremony and ‘Hunan Ceramics & Tourism Night’;2. Hunan tourism promotion meeting, pre – inspection tours made by domestic and foreign traveling salesmen and media;3. A tour throughout Zhuzhou - the Dynamic City;4. International Music Festival with the theme of “kiln”;5. China Ceramics Valley - Global Recruitment of Artists; 6. Tourism Literary Creative Works Competition.Translator: Fang Qi