Newsletter
Weather
Community
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
China
World
Opinion
Business
Sci-Edu
Culture/Life
Sports
Photos
 Services
- Newsletter
- Online Community
- China Biz Info
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Voices of Readers
- Weather Forecast
 RSS Feeds
- China 
- Business 
- World 
- Sci-Edu 
- Culture/Life 
- Sports 
- Photos 
- Most Popular 
- FM Briefings 
 Search
 About China
- China at a glance
- China in brief 2004
- Chinese history
- Constitution
- Laws & regulations
- CPC & state organs
- Ethnic minorities
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping

Home >> Life
UPDATED: 10:18, January 02, 2006
Short trips gain popularity in China's new year holiday
font size    

The short distance trips by driving are becoming more popular on the New Year holiday.

According to the statistics from local travel agencies, residence from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu prepared for their driving trips during the three day holiday for the new year. Some even looked for partners by email and mobile messages.

The three day holiday is suitable for travelers who want to drive. Sales people with China Youth Travel Service said the new year holiday between Christmas and Spring Festival provides a chance for self-driving trip lovers.

Zhang Ke and his wife drove from Beijing to Tianjin to enjoy ski and hot spring on half way. Other travelers may choose to drive two and a half hours from Nanjing to Mudu, or from Hangzhou to Zhouzhuang.

According to a website, figures on hotels and resorts in five big Chinese cities, there are more than 200 routes of self-driving trips, including crab-catching, spa and seaside routes.

Source: Xinhua


Comments on the story Comment on the story Recommend to friends Tell a friend Print friendly Version Print friendly format Save to disk Save this


   Recommendation
- Text Version
- RSS Feeds
- China Forum
- Newsletter
- People's Comment
- Most Popular
 Related News
- Party leaders join Beijing audience at New Year Concert as Sarah Brightman shines

- President Hu delivers New Year address 

- Premier Wen visits people in quake-hit area 

- New laws, regulations go into effect on New Year's day

- Canadian governor general delivers New Year message

- Barroso hails EU enlargement on key accession anniversaries

- German chancellor visits Vienna

- Kenyan president declares famine a national disaster


Manufacturers, Exporters, Wholesalers - Global trade starts here.
Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved