Country for PR: China
Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Tuesday, August 27 2019 - 20:26
AsiaNet
Northeast China province promotes tourism resources
HARBIN, China, Aug. 27, 2019 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

A conference concerning tourism development opened Monday in the city of 
Yichun, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, to promote its tourism 
resources.

The second Heilongjiang Tourism Industry Development Conference has attracted 
more than 850 representatives who will discuss topics including building a new 
model and a demonstration zone for integrated tourism in the province.

A total of 14 demonstration activities will also be presented during the 
four-day event, showcasing Yichun's forest, ecological and characteristic folk 
culture.

With its forest coverage rate reaching 84.7 percent, Yichun boasts more than 
1,800 species of wild animals and plants, attracting an increasing number of 
tourists.

According to Han Ku, mayor of Yichun, the city received 15.84 million tourists 
last year, recording 14.6 billion yuan (about two billion U.S. dollars) of 
revenue in the sector.

The border province Heilongjiang has been developing its tourism industry in 
recent years, launching various ventures including forest tours, border tours 
and wetland tours.

Source: The Organizing Committee of the Second Heilongjiang Tourism Industry 
Development Conference

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   Caption: The second Heilongjiang Tourism Industry Development Conference 
opened in the city of Yichun, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.

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   Caption: The Fenglin National Nature Reserve in Heilongjiang Province