Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
Travel
Home / Travel / News

China to promote experience-oriented programs in forest tourism

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-09-04 15:02
China's forests have attracted over 900 million visitors in the first half of this year, up 14 percent year on year and accounting for 30 percent of the total number of domestic tourists.[Photo/Xinhua]

China will speed up the development of forest tourism by offering visitors more unique experiences such as mountain sports as well as nursing and rehabilitation, an official said.

"Simply seeing the sceneries and taking some photos no longer meet the demand of increasingly sophisticated Chinese consumers," said Cheng Hong, an official with the National Forestry and Grassland Administration, adding that forest tourism should transition from simple sightseeing to "living a life."

The administration will roll out policies to facilitate programs such as education on nature as well as ice and snow-themed tours so that visitors could have more in-depth and diverse experiences in forests, Cheng said at a recent press conference.

China's forests have attracted over 900 million visitors in the first half of this year, up 14 percent year on year and accounting for 30 percent of the total number of domestic tourists.

Forest tourism has created a comprehensive social output value of 850 billion yuan ($120 billion) during the period, up 13 percent year on year.

   `
Most Popular
Top
BACK TO THE TOP
English
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