2019 China International Tourism Fair shares dividends with other countries in the development of tourism industry
Xinhua News Agency, Kunming, 15 Nov (Reporter Yu Junjie and Yao Bing) the 2019 China International Tourism Fair kicked off in Kunming, Yunnan Province on the 15th. The development dividend of China's cultural and tourism industry will be shared with exhibitors from 75 countries and regions and nearly 700 buyers from around the world.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the exhibition, the head of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said that tourism has become an important engine of global economic growth. China's tourism industry has great potential and broad prospects. For many years in a row, China has maintained its status as the largest source of outbound tourists in the world and the fourth largest inbound tourism host country in the world. He said that China's cultural and tourism departments at all levels will continue to expand the industrial scale, promote international cultural and tourism exchanges and cooperation, provide market opportunities for all countries, and achieve common development.
It is reported that after 21 years of development, the China International Tourism Fair has gradually become an important platform and annual event for exchanges and cooperation in the international tourism industry. The fair covers an area of 90, 000 square meters and has 3866 booths. It has also set up a special economic and trade promotion negotiation zone, which will help exhibitors around the world to make friends and expand business opportunities.
The reporter saw at the meeting that travel merchants from home and abroad were busy negotiating business. A number of foreign exhibitors told reporters that China is rich in tourism resources and is widely welcomed by foreign tourists. At the same time, China has great potential for outbound travel. We look forward to participating in the exhibition and cooperating with cultural and tourism departments and travel agencies from all over China to attract more Chinese tourists.
It is reported that, as the host of the exhibition, Yunnan is making every effort to create a global first-class healthy living destination brand, speed up the development of intelligent tourism, and create a tourism ring line in western Yunnan. The high quality development of tourism is used to promote the great-leap-forward development of Yunnan economy and society.
According to reports, the China International Tourism Fair, co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Civil Aviation Administration of China and the people's Government of Yunnan Province, will last until the 17th.