Ninth International Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook in Guilin, Guangxi opening

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October 19, the Ninth United Nations [microblogging] World Tourism Organization / PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Prospects in International Guilin, Guangxi opened. Tangmeng Xian Photo

October 19, the Ninth United Nations World Tourism Organization / PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Prospects in International Guilin, Guangxi opened. Tangmeng Xian Photo

BEIJING, Oct. 19 Guilin Electric (Zhao Lin Lu Tang Mengxian Whelan Europe) October 19, the Ninth United Nations World Tourism Organization / PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Prospects in International Guilin, Guangxi opening. From 55 countries and regions, 200 Over the tourism industry officials, experts and scholars, well-known entrepreneurs to participate, will focus on 'Tourism and Experience Economy,' the theme of discussion. This year for the first time invited to the opening ceremony also attended by 51 national envoys.

United Nations World Tourism Organization in accordance with international tourism development of the situation this year, to determine this year's Forum theme is 'Tourism and Experience Economy', of tourism policy for the experience economy, the development of industry and business management practices. Aimed at economic, tourism development and industrial practice by sharing experience The cutting-edge research, latest information analysis of global and regional trends and challenges related to the tourism experience economy, and to explore and clarify new problems in the future research and practice experience economy facing tourism.

'I am pleased to announce that China has become the United Nations World Tourism Organization named one of the most hospitable countries, as well as a tourist destination.' Executive Director of the United Nations World Tourism Organization and the Asia-Pacific director Xu Jing, believes that in the context of globalization of the tourism industry is transition from the service industry to the experience economy, which is currently all the world's tourists demand.

Hong Kong Polytechnic University Associate Dean of Hospitality and Tourism Management Song Haiyan, said Internet + Travel and tourism has become the new norm wisdom of today's tourism development. The operating mode of tourism enterprises, the government and regulation of the business of the future will be subject to the new normal for this development the impact of tourism has become the past from simple sightseeing to experience-oriented transformation into sharing economy, modern information technology, including the Internet of Things, cloud computing, artificial intelligence has become the experience economy, share the main means of achieving economic, tourists the future will become a tourism product development and marketing, the leading force to enhance the visitor experience, will be any tourism and related businesses and tourist destinations ultimate goal.

November 2009, the World Tourism Organization / PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook permanently settled Guilin International. The forum added a 'from sightseeing to experience, Guilin Tourism Transformation Thinking' section, highlighting Guilin characteristics, focusing on international tourist destination development, efforts to seek Guilin Tourism and Experience Economy new fusion points.

Since 2012 the construction of an international tourist destination of Guilin national strategy since, Guilin tourism development dividend policy is to accelerate the release. July 2014, the formal implementation of 72 hours Guilin transit visa policy towards South Korea, Japan, the United States, Britain and other 51 citizens , became the first to implement the policy of prefecture-level cities in China, in May this year, Guilin port to tour the 10 ASEAN countries implement six days visa-free entry policy formally implemented, more conducive to foreign tourists in Guilin prolonged residence time.

Communist Party Secretary Zhao Guilin Mr Qin said, to aerospace, high-speed railway, highway, represented by three-dimensional transportation network continues to improve, make Guilin traffic advantage has been greatly improved. Since 2013, with the Hunan, Guangxi, Guizhou-Guangdong two successive high-speed rail opening and operation of Guilin in Guangxi take the lead into the high-speed rail era, and became a regional high-speed rail transportation hub connecting the southwest, south central, southern China after enjoying Guilin immigration policy to facilitate foreign tourists entering Guilin, Guilin developed by high-speed rail network, rapid arrived in surrounding cities.

Guilin Liangjiang International Airport is China's important tourist airports and southwest regional tourism hub airports, there are currently 30 airlines fly to Guilin route navigable 46 domestic and international cities, including eight international routes. Until 2017, Guilin airport T1 terminal After the renovation and transformation of T1 terminal T2 terminal construction is completed, will meet the annual passenger throughput of 20 million passengers in Guilin also has its own airline - Guilin Airlines, the future will open up more domestic and international routes, to meet domestic foreign tourists.

According to statistics, in 2014, Guilin tourists 38,712,000 passengers, including inbound tourists 2,033,000 passengers, Guilin airport passenger throughput of 6.89 million passengers, railway passenger delivery volume of 7.2 million people, per capita consumption of tourists exceeded 12 yuan / person, including entry tourists per capita consumption reached 3,000 yuan / person, visitors per capita consumption increase significantly higher than the number of visitors increase. (End) Get Top News, Latest News and Current News from Latest Current News: U.S., China, World, Entertainment, Health, Finance, Business, echnology, Travel, Politics, Sports.