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2012 China Tourism Day Main Venue Activity Hosted in Wuxi
2012-05-31 10:28:00

2012 China Tourism Day Main Venue Activity was kicked off in Lingshan Scenic Spot Plaza in Wuxi City, Jiangsu P...



2012 China Tourism Day Main Venue Activity was kicked off in Lingshan Scenic Spot Plaza in Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province on May 19. Mr. Wang Zhifa, Deputy Secretary of Party Leadership Group and Vice Chairman of National Tourism Administration and Ms. Huang Lixin, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee, Secretary of CPC Wuxi Municipal Committee delivered addresses in the Inauguration Ceremony, which was presided by Mr. Zhang Weiguo, Vice Governor of Jiangsu Province. 


During the Inauguration Ceremony, representatives of role models active in tourism sector in the nation called on all tourism practitioners to demonstrate such great qualities like firm belief, great dedication, trustworthiness, aspiration for excellence during their daily work and make due contribution to the sound development of Chinese tourism market. In addition, 11 organizations like lotour.com, China Travel & Tourism Press, Posts & Telecom Press, Sinomaps Press, China Light Industry Press, Electronic Industry Press, CITIC Press, Low-carbon Tourism Association, Tourism Education Press, Jiangtai Insurance Brokers Limited, Wuxi Municipal Tourism Bureau denoted 15,000 tourism books and 100 bookcases to one hundred schools in ten provinces in West China.  


It was reported that various activities focused on the theme of “Healthy Life, Joyful Tour” were hosted across the nation on the very day of May, 19. Thanks to such wide-spread activities, the idea of civilized, healthy and trustable tourism has gained a deep root in the nation. It was estimated that 7000-strong welfare measures have been made available to the public on China Tourism Day by tourism administration authorities in 31 domestic provinces and cities, as well as more than 20,000 tourism service providers in the nation. Of the 7000-strong welfare measures, which are open to millions of Chinese and overseas tourists alike, 50% was related to discount polices stipulated by scenic spots, tourism restaurants, tourism agencies; 14% to free tourism opportunities rendered to poverty-hit families and the disabled; 21% to discounted tickets offered for special groups like the senior and students; 4% to interregional cooperative initiatives and other categories of initiatives.   


It is known that according to the Rules on the Application for Being China Tourism Day Main Venue, Chongqing city has been recognized by National Tourism Administration as 2013 China Tourism Day Main Venue. 

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