2017 Travel Cooperation Among Cities Along SR & HSR Launched

The conference on travel cooperation among cities along Silk Road(SR) and high-speed railways(HSR) was held in Shannxi’s Baoji City between August 15 and 17, 2017. Changsha, together with other 32 cities released “Cities Along Silk Road and High-speed Railways Tourism Cooperation Declaration”, marking the launching of “travel + high-speed rail + city” cooperation mode. 

Representatives of relevant cities from Shannxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Fujian, Chongqing, Jiangsu, Henan, Shanxi, Sichuan, Anhui, Hunan, Shandong, and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps attended. 

Exchange activities including city promotions, a symposium on travel route design, and a roundtable conference for travel bureau heads were organized. Relevant travel authority representatives reached a consensus on promoting travel cooperation. They suggested such cities establishing a “Preferential Day” and scenic spots “Free Admission Day” to increase the people benefited from discounts. 

Changsha introduced its four core travel brands of “millennium ancient city”, “origin of porcelain”, “hometown of great men”, and “fashion city”. At the roundtable conference, Changsha travel bureau head said, “We will cooperate with other cities to promote Silk Road-themed travel.” 

Translator: Xiao Juan