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News tagged: Tourism

Mobile payments popular with Chinese tourists

Mobile payment was the most popular way China’s tourists chose to spend their cash during the recent May Day holiday, according to a report from the nation’s leading mobile payment …

News May 7, 2018 


Tibet tourism increases 47%

Tibet has seen increased growth in tourism revenue in the first quarter this year. From January to March, Tibet welcomed 1.06 million tourists, up 49.5% from a year ago. Total …

News May 7, 2018 


Ireland’s tourism agency aims for 150% growth from China

Ireland’s tourism agency, Tourism Ireland has aims to grow the Chinese tourist market to 175,000 per year by 2025, an increase of 150%. This comes as Tourism Ireland has just …

News May 7, 2018 


Record tourism numbers expected for May day

A total of 149 million tourists are forecast to travel during the upcoming May Day holiday, up from 134 million last year, according to a survey by China Tourism Academy. …

News April 30, 2018 


EU-China Year of Tourism Conference in Ireland highlights opportunities for Ireland

The Ireland China Business Association hosted a Sino-Irish Business Seminar. The seminar related to the EU-China Tourism Year which was set to provide delegates with the opportunities for Ireland. EU-China …

News March 29, 2018 


Ireland gears up with China Ready Programme

Ireland is gearing up to welcome more Chinese tourists following the announcement of a direct flight to Beijing last week. Fáilte Ireland is the National Tourism Development Authority. Their role …

News March 28, 2018 


Light Bridge links Belfast and China

Belfast is making itself a beacon for China by lighting up a number of buildings in red and gold tonight (2-3 March) as part of the 2018 EU–China Tourism Year …

News March 26, 2018 


Hainan Airlines announces Dublin-Edinburgh-Beijing route

Hainan Airlines held a press conference at the Irish Embassy in Beijing today to announce it will open on June 12th flights to Dublin and Edinburgh. These new flights will …

News March 15, 2018 


Ireland wins ‘best self-drive holiday destination’ award in China

Ireland has been named the ‘best overseas self-drive touring destination’, at an awards ceremony in China this week as reported by Tourism Ireland. The awards were arranged by travel company …

News March 9, 2018 


Tourist numbers increase around China during holidays

China’s National Tourism Administration (CNTA)  reported on 18th February that 287 million tourists traveled in China during the first four days of the week-long Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, up …

News February 19, 2018