USEUROPEAFRICAASIA 中文双语Français
Culture
Home / Culture / News and Feature

Culture, tourism forum explores new BRI cooperation

By Li Wenrui | Chinaculture.org | Updated: 2018-09-28 16:58
Luo Shugang, Chinese Culture and Tourism Minister, gives the keynote speech during the 3rd Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo Culture and Tourism Forum, on Sept 27, 2018. [Photo by Chen Rong/provided to Chinaculture.org]

The Culture and Tourism Forum, which took place Thursday during the third Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo in Dunhuang, Northwest China's Gansu, provided a chance to discuss the future of culture and tourism as well as cooperation among countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.

Chinese Culture and Tourism Minister Luo Shugang attended the event, along with culture and tourism ministers from seven other countries. Other participants in the discussion included the heads of several international cultural and travel enterprises, such as The Walt Disney Co, Thomas Cook and Worldland.

During the keynote speech, Luo emphasized the close relationship between culture and tourism, as well as China's work in strengthening the two sectors.

"Culture is at the heart of tourism. Engagement with local culture helps satisfy tourists' needs for new knowledge and experiences," Luo said. "Tourism provides opportunities for cultural exchange, as tourists can access the delights of local values, traditions and philosophy when they meet locals and explore the destination."

After forming the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Chinese government has carried out a top-tier design for promoting culture and tourism sectors, aiming to offer more quality cultural content and travel products.

1 2 3 4 5 Next   >>|
Most Popular
Top
BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US