Tibet Tourism News

Hilton Linzhi Resort opens in Tibet

Hilton Linzhi Resort opens in Tibet

22 March 2017 Hotel News

Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Linzhi Resort in Tibet. Hilton Linzhi Resort is the company’s first hotel in the region and home to Tibet’s first nine-hole golf course. Located between the Himalayas and Yarlung Zangbo River, Hilton Linzhi Resort sits atop 800 lush acres dotted with big flower peonies (Paeonia Ludlowii), a symbol of traditional Tibetan medicine.

Tibet Airlines receives its first A330 from Airbus

Tibet Airlines receives its first A330 from Airbus

Lhasa based Tibet Airlines has received its first widebody aircraft, an A330-200 with increased 242 tonne maximum take-off-weight, following a handover in Toulouse, France. The increased MTOW, the first A330-200 in China, allows airlines to operate from the most demanding high altitude airports where take off performance, additional range and improved operating costs are key.

Dalai Lama steps down from political role

Dalai Lama steps down from political role

10 March 2011 Tourism News

The exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, the Dalai Lama, has announced plans to step down from his political role. The announcement was made during a speech marking the 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan people’s peaceful uprising of 1959 against communist China’s repression in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa.