2021 world tourism cities Federation Beijing Xiangshan tourism Summit
And world tourism cooperation and Development Conference
发布时间：2021-09-06 11:20 来源：中国旅游报 编辑：杨倩
Release time: 2021-09-06 11:20 source: China Tourism daily editor: Yang Qian
On September 3, the 2021 world tourism cities Federation Beijing Xiangshan tourism summit and world tourism cooperation and development conference were held in Beijing National Convention Center. Hu Heping, Minister of culture and tourism of China; Chen Jining, President of the Council of the world tourism cities Federation and mayor of Beijing, attended the conference and delivered speeches; zurab bololikashvili, Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization; Vladimir norov, Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and other video speeches.
Hu Heping said that since the outbreak of the epidemic, China has made active exploration in coordinating the prevention and control of the epidemic and the recovery and development of tourism, and China's tourism market has rebounded steadily. In the first half of 2021, the total number of domestic tourists in China reached 1.87 billion, recovering to more than 60% in the same period in 2019. At present, the epidemic has increased the instability and uncertainty of the world economy, but the general trend of countries towards openness and cooperation has not changed. All countries should adhere to mutual benefit and win-win results, deepen international tourism cooperation, strengthen overall planning and coordination, help tourism enterprises rescue, encourage innovation and creation, and improve the quality of tourism development. China is willing to work with other countries to create opportunities in opening up, solve problems in cooperation and jointly promote the high-quality development of world tourism.
Chen Jining pointed out that at present, the world tourism industry is entering a reconstruction period from recovery and reform, showing strong vitality. In the face of the impact of the epidemic, the tourism industry has taken positive action and launched a series of new formats and models. Wtcf actively advocates the globalization of world tourism, continues to promote cooperation and exchanges among tourism cities, and works with its members to tide over difficulties. As the headquarters of the Federation, in the next step, Beijing will strengthen exchanges, cooperation and experience sharing with member cities and institutions, so as to play a greater role in the revitalization of world tourism.
Zurab bololikashvili said that with the promotion of global vaccination, the tourism market in many countries is recovering from the impact of the epidemic. It is believed that the cooperation between the United Nations World Tourism Organization and the world tourism cities Federation will help promote the future development agenda of world tourism cities (2021-2030) and make tourism a strong pillar for the recovery and sustainable development of world cities.
Hosted by the world tourism cities Federation and the Beijing municipal government, the conference, with the theme of "revitalizing the development of World Tourism enabled cities", consists of seven parts: opening ceremony, global perspective, special forum, keynote speech, release of research results, dialogue on sustainable development of tourism cities and special forum, and releases the world tourism city development report 2020 Agenda for the future development of world tourism cities (2021-2030). The conference is broadcast live worldwide through an online platform, covering five languages: Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
Wang Hong, executive vice president of the Council of the world tourism cities Federation and vice mayor of Beijing, attended the conference and delivered a keynote speech. More than 360 guests from 40 countries, including heads of international organizations, envoys in China, representatives of federation members, heads of well-known tourism enterprises and investment institutions, attended the conference. (Wang Yang)