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Tourism continues to boom in Tibet

By Liu Fang, Zhu Nan Source:China Tibet News 2019年04月15日 09:40


Meng Yanli (L), a tourist from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, is presenting "Qiema" to a villager at the site of spring ploughing in Pozhang Village of Nedong District, Shannan City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [China Tibet News/Liu Feng]

As the weather gets warmer, traditional "Spring Ploughing Festival" has come in Tibet's agricultural areas. Nedong District of Shannan City holds plowing ceremony and attracts tourists to experience the featured folk customs in Tibetan family this year.


Photo shows tourists taking photos of the Potala Palace from a viewing platform in Lhasa City, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous. [China Tibet News/Kelzang Jigme]


Photo shows tourists enjoying the snowscape at the Shergyla Mountain in Nyingchi City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [China Tibet News/ Kelzang Jigme]


Photo shows tourists appreciating peach blossoms in Nyingchi City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [China Tibet News/Nancy XIE]

In recent years, Tibet Autonomous Region makes great efforts to develop region-wide tourism and year-round tourism, to accelerate the construction of "an important worldwide tourism destination" guided by the principle of "characteristic, high end and high quality". Now, tourism has been becoming a pillar industry of Tibet opening to the outside world, enriching people and prospering the region, and a strategic industry to boost Tibet's development. As the weather gets warmer, number of tourists to Tibet's scenic spots has increased significantly during recent days.

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