On the Chinese new year eve in Yangshuo County tourists from all over the world and locals attended long table fest. There were about 2000 people. Locals bring traditional dishes for tourists. All of the people there enjoyed a very tradtional Chinese New Year and Chinese culture.
On 2nd November Guilin Vice Major Chen Lihua met Jet Star CEO Chloe in Lijiang Water Hotel.
Jet Star has launched Singapore-Guilin flight since 3rd November 2010. The number of Singaporean tourists to Guilin increased. From Jan to Sept this year 40,000 Singaporeans visited Guilin and increased 82% compared to last year.
Mrs. Chen and Chloe agreed to develop more cooperation.
From 00:00 of 1th November Guilin Railway Station will start the new schedule of trains. Passengers are advised to check the notice board when buying tickets.
There are the new schedule for some important trains. Train T6 Nanning-Beijing West departs from Guilin at 13:05 instead of 13:28. Train T8721 Guilin-Nanning departs from Guilin at 13:47 instead of 13:21. Train K394 Kunming-Guilin North departs from Guilin at 14:22 instead of 12:42.
On October 26 evening The 3rd Guilin International Scenery Culture Tourism Festival Opening Ceremony was held in Guilin Stadium.
UN World Tourism Organization executive director, China Tourism Bureau vice director general, relevant leaders from Guilin, Guangxi, Hunan, Guangdong and Chongqing and as well as the tourism business groups from Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, Taiwan, USA, Canada and New Zealand and etc attend the opening ceremony.
During the festival Guilin will show the world its beautiful scenery, splendid culture and colorful ethnic groups' custom.
China West Air will launch the daily Chongqing-Guilin-Fuzhou flight route from Oct 30th 2011. The flight number is PN6215/6. It will depart from Chongqing at 15:00 and arrive in Guilin at 16:15; depart from Guilin at 17:00 and arrive in Fuzhou at 18:40; depart from Fuzhou at 19:30 and arrive in Guilin at 21:35; depart from Guilin at 22:15 and arrive in Chongqing at 23:35.
At the beginning of the launch of this new route China West Air will offer great discount for passengers. Chongqing-Fuzhou 770CNY up, Fuzhou-Chongqing 610CNY up, Chongqing-Guilin 440CNY up, Guilin-Chongqing 370CNY up, Guilin-Fuzhou and Fuzhou-Guilin 830CNY up.
Linguilin County of Guilin City will host 2011 International Wetlands Culture Festival. The festival will start on 5th November and end on 7th November.
During the festival there will be many events: opening ceremony, International Wetlands Summit Forum, local ethnic groups' parade and show and ending ceremony.
Lingui County is situated in the northeast of Guangxi and west of Guilin. The county has more than 2100 years' history. The Huixian Wetlands is in the county covering 12km square. It is known as the Kidney of Guilin.