Yantai has started to issue new tour guide license in accordance with a series of regulations released by the China National Tourism Administration.
The coastal city of Yantai in Shandong province held a tourism promotional event featuring authentic cultural performances in Sanya, Hainan province on Sept 25.
The coastal city of Yantai in East China's Shandong province received about 5.5 million tourists during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday on Oct 1-8, an increase of 14 percent on last year, local media reported.
An urban promotion event highlighting the myth-enshrouded coastal city of Yantai, organized by the city's municipal government, was held on April 26 in China's capital, Beijing.
Hailed as the "Venice of the Orient", Yangma Island, perched on the east coast of Yantai, is attracting the attention of runners from around the world with the debut of its picturesque marathon course.
Images of Yantai, a picture album themed on Yantai, a coastal gem set in northeastern Shandong province, was published recently to introduce the city's unique charm and enlarge its public profile and influence.