Editor's note: At the ongoing 13th Route Development Forum For Asia in Kunming, Yunnan province, delegates from the region and beyond talked about the industry's developing trends and their impressions of the host city and province.
Throughout my child hood I always heard stories and saw documentaries about China, but I never thought I would ever get to go to China until the first Confucius institute in Africa was opened at the University of Nairobi.
China Daily staff and readers share their National Day holiday plans and past travel experiences.
Tourism sector, one of the major industries of Kunming, earned 51.59 billion yuan in 2013, up 20.91 percent from the same period in 2012.
Expats, students and tourists were shocked by the ferocious knife attacks on Saturday in Kunming, but none said it would force them to leave the City of Spring.
Kunming is known as "Chun Cheng" (City of Spring) in China. So, in my mind, the place should look and feel like a Hangzhou-style city.