TRAVEL Tibet sees rise in tourist arrivals


Tibet sees rise in tourist arrivals


03:31, April 12, 2019


(Photo: CGTN)

The number of tourist arrivals to southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region reached 1.3846 million during the first three months this year, up 30.1 percent from the same period last year.

According to the regional tourism development department, among the total number, over 1.37 million were made by domestic tourists, up 30.1 percent, while 5,217 were made by inbound tourists, up 30.9 percent.

The region registered tourism revenue of 1.544 billion yuan (230 million US dollars) during the period, a growth of 22.3 percent year on year.

Tibet is a popular tourist destination with a rich ethnic culture, natural resources and beautiful scenery.

The region has 116 tourist areas with a continuously developing tourist industry and improving tourist facilities.

Its tourist arrivals exceeded 33.68 million in 2018, up 31.5 percent year on year, and it aims to receive a total of 40 million tourist arrivals in 2019.

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