TOP

Site Map

HOME

First Level

Second Level

News

Destinations

Sub-committees

Research

E-Magazine

Interview

Feature Report

Videos

About WTCF

Home>>Content

WTCF Holds International Forum on Characteristic Tourism Development and Poverty Alleviation Cooperation in Western China

Targeted Poverty Alleviation in Yushu, Encourage Characteristic Tourism Development

From September 9 to 12, the 2018 International Forum on Characteristic Tourism Development and Poverty Alleviation Cooperation in Western China was held in Yushu, Qinghai.

Release time : 2018-09-13 15:22:41
source : WTCF

From September 9 to 12, the 2018 International Forum on Characteristic Tourism Development and Poverty Alleviation Cooperation in Western China was held in Yushu, Qinghai. The forum is sponsored by World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF), the People’s Government of Yushu Prefecture, Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development and Beijing Poverty Alleviation Cooperation and Support Office, and organized by the Qinghai Yushu Commanding Office, Xinjiang Hetian Commanding Office and Tibet Lhasa Commanding Office of Beijing Leading Team for Targeted Aid and Economic Cooperation, and the Tourism Administration of Hetian, and the Tourism Administration of Lhasa City. Experts from WTCF Experts Committee, representatives of WTCF international city and institutional members, and more than 100 representatives from Yushu, Hetian and Lhasa were invited to attend the meeting.

The forum included several activities such as the keynote speech, tourism development case sharing, round-table discussion, and others. The aim was to provide an example mode of tourism development for Yushu and other regions in West China through the analysis of featured tourism destination cases and relevant issues discussion, thus promoting the targeted poverty alleviation in the assisted regions.

During the forum, representing WTCF, Wang Ning, Executive Deputy Chairman of the WTCF Council, and Vice-Mayor of Beijing, delivered a speech. He said that the Beijing Municipal Committee, and the municipal government focuses great attention on the collaboration work of poverty alleviation. Secretary Cai Qi and Mayor Chen Jining have held special meetings several times to arrange the deployment of related work. Tourism is the key of collaboration work between Beijing and the western region. To promote the rapid development of tourism collaboration between Beijing and the western region, we need to open up the key links affecting tourism in the two places. Since the Thirteenth Five-Year Plan, Beijing’s investment projects to aid Yushu, Qinghai Province reached 165, totaling the investment to 1.061 billion yuan; its projects to aid Hetian reached 552, totaling the investment to 7.525 billion yuan; and its projects to aid Lhasa tourism reached 22, totaling its investment to 413 million yuan. Tourism is a comprehensive and strategic industry, and works as an important pulling force in pushing forward employment and increasing income; and working hard to conduct tourism alleviation functions as a driving effect in promoting the comprehensive development of western China.

世界旅游城市联合会版权所有
备案号:京ICP备12013050号-2
Our legal counselors: lawyer Song Yunfeng& lawyer He Wen
both from Dacheng Law Offices