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Bhutan festivals attract thousands of tourists, maintain sustainable tourism
Bhutan is welcoming tourists again after the lockdowns. Attending festivals are a great way to understand a country's culture and history.
Published on Apr 07, 2023 02:19 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Thimphu [bhutan]
China economy grows 3% in 2022, one of weakest in 40 years: Official data
Beijing had set itself a target of 5.5 per cent, a rate already much lower than the performance of 2021, when the country's GDP increased more than eight percent.
Published on Jan 17, 2023 08:52 AM IST
Macau eases Covid-19 travel rules but tourism, casinos yet to rebound
Macau, the gaming hub on China’s south coast near Hong Kong, has endured some of the world’s strictest anti-coronavirus controls for nearly 3 years and a loosening of border restrictions is widely expected to boost its tourism-driven economy.
Updated on Jan 02, 2023 04:52 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Macao, Macau
Airlines give lukewarm reaction to China’s border reopening amid Covid-19 surge
Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, China had a massive outbound travel market but China’s relaxation of quarantine restrictions from Jan 8, after three years of coronavirus lockdown, are yet to convince airlines to make significant changes to their timetables as infection cases surge.
Updated on Dec 29, 2022 09:31 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
China to lift Covid-19 travel restrictions after 3 years of coronavirus lockdown
China will scrap restrictions on international passenger flights, increase the number of flights in stages and optimise the distribution of routes. Right now fewer international flights arrive in China and with the zero covid policy, the limited flights are diverted to different Chinese cities.
Updated on Dec 28, 2022 01:39 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Beijing