•  PopupDesign_2013

    Did you know 31% of the travelers make destination research and selection 3-5 months before their vacation

    Access the CNTO Tourism Research Reports

Silk Road Development Focuses on Culture & Tourism

The famous Silk Road route continues to be a major topic, both internationally and within China. A recent expo wrapped up in Xi’an in China’s Shaanxi province this week, where participants highlighted development along the Silk Road economic belt and where several preliminary deals worth approximately $144 billion were signed. But this is more than just a business deal. Cultural exchange, historical preservation, and opening up the Silk Road to visitors from around the world are main goals. Lyu Jianzhong, Chairman of the Shaanxi Folk Museums Association, recently organized more than 30 Chinese artists to travel along the Silk Road, visiting 12 countries along the way, to promote cultural exchanges. These types of cultural, touristic, historical and educational exchanges are hoped to be the basis for the foundation of the new Silk Road.

Shapotou

Shapotou, Ningxia.

Back to China News >

China in the News Archive >

News

  • 05/04/2015 Chinese Tusi Culture Highlighted with New Museum & UNESCO Application...Read More
  • 05/04/2015 China Unveils World’s Longest Glass Skywalk...Read More
  • 05/04/2015 Hilton to Bring Embassy by Hilton Brand to China...Read More
  • 05/04/2015 NUO Hotels Debuts First Flagship Hotel in Beijing...Read More
  • 05/04/2015 Beijing to Launch Tax Refunds in 2015...Read More
  • 04/24/2015 Shanghai Natural History Museum Opens...Read More
  • 04/24/2015 China’s Rosewood Beijing Makes Condé Nast Traveler’s “Hot List 2015”...Read More
  • 04/24/2015 China, Japan, South Korea Launching Joint Tourism Campaign...Read More
  • 04/24/2015 Environmental Actions Continue to be Main Focus of China’s President...Read More
  • 04/20/2015 CNTA Chairman Underscores Importance of Upgrades of Public Restrooms...Read More