Urumqi hosts the International Tourism Commodities Fair

By Liao Yuan ( chinadaily.com.cn )

Updated: 2014-08-26

The 2014 China Xinjiang International Tourism Commodities Fair took place in the Urumqi Exhibition Center from Aug 22 to 26, pulling in more than 500 domestic and overseas exhibitors. The fair features a variety of activities, including the Flower Gardening Fair, Xinjiang Original Music Festival, Xinjiang Food Festival and an automobile show.

The fair is jointly held by the Xinjiang Tourism Bureau and Urumqi government. The exhibition hall, covering an area of 10,000 square meters, is divided into eight areas, including Silk Road Commercial Street and International Commodity Museum.

According to the festival’s organizing committee, this is the city’s third time hosting the Xinjiang Tourism Commodities Fair. It will make major breakthroughs compared to previous fairs, especially in regards to opening performances.

Edited by Michael Thai