When luxury meets history

When luxury meets history

In historic Tianjin’s old British Concession, a hotel has proudly stood by the banks of the Haihe River for one and a half centuries, and if its walls could talk, they would bring many legends to life. Fan Zhen reports. Old architecture fascinates because they embody irrevocable time, and while human memory fades they stand testament to the great events and personalities that had inhabited their space. The Astor Hotel Tianjin, built by Methodist missionary…

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Tunisia sees 23 pct tourism growth in 2017

Tunisia sees 23 pct tourism growth in 2017

Tunisia’s inbound tourism in 2017 recorded an increase of 23 percent by Dec. 20 year on year, with the number of tourists reaching 6.7 million, a source from the Tunisian government said Tuesday. The number of tourists heading to Tunisia amounts to 6,731,565, including 18,361 Chinese tourists, with tourism revenue of $1.12 billion, an increase of 3 percent from last year. The number of overnight stays increased 22.3 percent to reach 21.25 million. The island…

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