Tibet to receive 3 million domestic, foreign tourists in 2009
Tibet expects to receive three million domestic and foreign tourists in 2009, said an official with the regional tourism administration here on Saturday.
Tibet accustomed 230 tourists from Macao and Zhuhai City in south China's Guangdong Province on backward Saturday. The bout is the better anytime back the aboriginal operation of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. They will accept a nine-day-tour in Tibet, visiting abounding breathtaking spots including the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple.
(Tibetan girls present altitude barley wine to tourists from Macao and Zhuhai in Lhasa, basic of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on Saturday, April 11, 2009. Tibet accustomed 230 tourists from Macao and Zhuhai City in south China's Guangdong Province on backward Saturday.
The Qinghai-Tibet Railway had brought 7.6 actor cartage to Tibet in two years and a lot of them were visitors, said Wang Songping, agent administrator of Tibet Autonomous Region Tourism Administration.
The administering will mainly focus on alluring calm tourists in 2009 and expects to accept about 2.9 actor calm tourists, Wang said.
Tibet accustomed 2.25 actor tourists endure year, a part of whom 2.17 actor were calm tourists.
(Visitors from Macao and Zhuhai City affectation for photos with Tibetans in a auberge in Lhasa)