ive, calling for animal-friendly tours and for tour operators worldwide to keep wild animals in
the wild where they belong. It gained support from many travel agencies. By the end of last year, mo
re than 200 companies have removed the wildlife-related entertainment services, such as elephant rides.
Although some travelers are still not fully aware of the concept of animal-friendly tra
vel, the research reveals that 90 percent of them think the concept should be widely promoted.
Having visited the Antarctic more than 30 times, Zhao Xin, an experienced tour guide from Beiji
ng Caissa International Travel Service, said education on wildlife protection before such a tour is important.
aditional snacks, visitors can take in a parade involving 28 teams from Asian countries at the main venue, Xu said.
The parade, with singing and dancing, is held twice a day. Members of the public who want
to experience the food festival and parade at the main venue need to register online in advance at www.damai.cn.
During Asian Civilization Week, the public can attend several cu
ltural performances, films or exhibitions with Asian features at lower prices or free.
For example, an Asian arts exhibition will be held at the Beijing 798 Art Zone n
ext week, said Wang Xiuqin, an official from the China Arts and Entertainment Group.
“Our aim is to help more people understand Asian culture and attend related activities,” he said.
s in the first four months of this year stood at 8.35 million units, a decrease of 12.12 percent compared with last year. Th
e country produced 8.39 million units during the same time, down 10.98 percent year-on-year.
New cars at a parking lot in Qingdao, Shandong province, are ready to be delivered to clients, April 30, 2019.
In April, China’s total vehicle sales fell 14.61 percent year-on-yea
r to 1.98 million units, and the output dropped by 14.45 percent to 2.05 million units.
The sales of self-owned brands passenger vehicles totaled 584,700 units last month, a decline of 27.88 percent year-on-year.
profits in producing electric bicycles, exploring niche markets, an
d improving intelligent and network connecting levels, Economic Daily reported Monday.
As China’s bicycle-sharing companies experienced periods of boom and decline in 2017 and
2018, many of the country’s bicycle companies have discovered new profit potential by producing e-bicycles.
Statistics show the output of shared bicycles was 5 million in 2018, a quarter of that of 2017, while the o
utput of e-bicycles reached 32.78 million in 2018, up 5.8 percent year-on-year, according to the report.
Benefiting from ever-growing demand, the development of the e-bicycle has maintained strong growth momentum. In the f
irst quarter of this year, the profit growth rate reached 28.7 percent for e-bicycle enterprises above the designated size
in the industry, which refers to those with an annual main business revenue of 20 million yuan ($2.98 million) or more.