Category: Tourist Ningbo
Published: Tuesday, 29 January 2013 05:35
On January 18, Ningbo Municipal Tourist Administration released Report of Tourism Economic Operation 2012. According to the report, in 2012 the tourism industry of Ningbo maintains stable in general. In the year, the city received 57.48 million domestic tourists, increased by 10.95% year on year. The turnover of the tourism industry in the year totals 86.28 billion yuan, increased by 14.84%. It is that in 2012 Ningbo travel agencies sent 492,900 tourists to foreign countries, increased by 18.01% above the same period of the previous year.
According to the Report of Tourism Economic Operation 2012, from January to December in 2012 Ningbo received 1.162 million foreign tourists, increased by 8.18% year on year. Of all the figures, the growth rate of the overseas tourism is most eye-catching. An investigation shows that this is attributed to the travel by chartered plane and cruiser. In addition, the high profit for overseas travel is another reason for the enthusiasm of travel agencies to organize travelers to foreign countries.
Of the short-distance overseas travel, the hottest destinations are Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, especially Taiwan. Statistics show that in 2012 Ningbo sent over 69,400 travelers to Taiwan, increased by 40% year on year.
"Ningbo does not have better conditions for national landscape resources than other cities. However, in recent years, Ningbo has made great efforts to promote leisure tourism," said an authority of Ningbo Municipal Tourist Administration. The sport-tourism and culture-tourism have become effective ways for the sustainable development of leisure tourism of Ningbo.
Category: Tourist Ningbo
Published: Wednesday, 26 December 2012 12:21
The exhibition of Lou Shenhua’s Chinese paintings was held in Chenqi Art Center on Dec. 15. Lou Shenhua is a famous painter and also a teacher of China Academy of Art. The exhibition displayed 36 paintings themed at landscapes and flowers and birds. The paintings of Mr. Lou were clear and far-reaching, faithfully expressed the painting spirits of China and the ideals of traditional Chinese scholars.
Borne in Fuyang in 1966, Lou was graduated from the major of oil painting of China Academy of Art as a post graduate. He had learned from many great artists, yet he was most influenced by Huang Binhong, a great artist on landscape painting. Lou has made great achievements in such areas as paintings both of Chinese style and western style, calligraphy as well as appreciation, and he also gathered abundant knowledge on Chinese and western art histories. His paintings modeled on nature while stuck to traditions, thus many of them were collected by foreign museums such as museums in the USA and Japan. Now, Lou is not only the director of the sector of the appreciation and restoration of antique artworks in China Academy of Art, he is also the main lecturer of a program on Chinese paintings broadcasted on CCTV.
Chenqi Art Center, situated on Cuibai Road of Haishu District, was founded in 2012. It is meant to promote the Ming-Style furniture used by scholars in south Changjiang and also dedicated to develop classical arts.