Two local scenic spots added to provincial 4A list
The Fujian Tourism Administration announced last week a series of new additions to the official 4A list of top-tier tourism sites.
Xiamen awarded State Global Tourism Demonstration Area
The China National Tourism Administration has released information on the second batch of State of Global Tourism Demonstration Areas. Xiamen has been included in this as the only municipal city to be granted this honour in Fujian Province.
Xiamen ranks 9th on National Day holiday tourism list
According to the Xiamen Tourism Department, Xiamen received 1.508 million tourists from home and abroad during the 2016 national holiday. This marks a 7.52% decline on last year and resulted in a holiday income of 1.734 billion yuan, 6.41% down on 2015’s takings.
Renovation of Gulangyu Island completed
The renovation of Gulangyu Island has been fully completed after half a year’s hard work.
Xiamen tops the list for public transit quality
Xiamen and Shanghai are tied as mainland China’s top city for public bus transportation, according to a recent report by Gaode Maps.
Gulangyu recruits tourism ambassadors
Gulangyu tourism officials are now recruiting eight international ambassadors for the islet in cooperation with Xiamen Daily and Sina Xiamen.
Yanwu Bridge sightseeing platform opens to public
A new sightseeing platform that stretches out over the sea on the outside of Yanwu bridge, opened to citizens and tourists on July 15th.
New airport investment tops 6B yuan
Local authorities said recently that current spending on the city’s new airport has topped six billion yuan in the year to date, with project annual spending to reach between 8.9 and 10 billion yuan. Construction on the facility's pile foundations are expected to begin in autumn.