Jinan tourism fair concludes with fruitful results
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2019-06-05Print Print
The 2019 Shandong (Jinan) International Tourism Fair came to an end in Jinan, Shandong province on June 2, attracting more than 3,000 exhibitors and purchasers from 33 countries and regions.
The fair, hosted by the Jinan government and Shandong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, is now in its 16th year and is becoming an important platform for showcasing Shandong's tourism and cultural resources and promoting tourism cooperation with foreign countries.
This year's fair, with an area of 30,000 square meters, included a total of 1,000 booths which were all set up according to international standards.
It had five indoor exhibition areas displaying tourism products related to the Belt and Road Initiative, tourism culture of China and Shandong province. One outdoor area was set up to show touring car outfits.
More than 120 tourism promotion conferences, travel business forums and stunning performances were also held at the fair.
During the three-day event, seven key tourism agencies from Jinan received a total of 8,997 orders and sold tourism products worth 47.316 million yuan ($7.05 million), a year-on-year growth of 43.9 percent.
The 2019 Shandong International Tourism Fair opens in Jinan, capital city in East China's Shandong province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Exhibitors exchange views at the 2019 Shandong International Tourism Fair in Jinan, Shandong province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
An exhibitor from South Korea promotes her country's culture and interacts with visitors. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]