At http://old.cnta.gov.cn , China National Tourism Administration operates a comprehensive website with information about the country, its provinces and main cities. The traveler will find information specific to Xiamen at http://old.cnta.gov.cn/lyen/city/xiam... . The site offers an overview of Xiamen’s history, geography, culture and natural resources. Find links to Xiamen’s Cities governments. Also, more practical information about lodging, shopping, dining and recreation opportunities are included. Know about festivals, but no updated calendar of events is included.

On site, the traveler can stop for brochures and maps by the Tourist Information and Service Centers located at strategic places such as the Airport, the Railway Station and areas favored by tourists. You can also access the computers that provide information using multimedia resources.

Online, you can also stop by http://www.chinavista.com where you’ll find a description of Xiamen’s main attractions and an overview of the city’s history and economy. Also privately operated, http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityg... will give the travel practical information and tips about visiting Xiamen.