World Tourism Summit Forum Highlights on Aviation Plus Tourism
On September 26th, World Tourism Summit Forum was held in Chengdu. Elites from global aviation and tourism industry launched a heated discussion on the future of tourism and a brainstorm.
This is the first time that World Routes Development Forum establishes World Tourism Summit Forum including keynote speeches, keynote interviews, special discussions and so on. The topics convert the promotion between aviation and tourism, the reform and innovation of tourism destination markets, how to attract tourists and trace tourist information, how to promote the joint development of aviation and tourism and so on.
Guests attendig the forum include executive director at the World Tourism Organisation, president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, chief operation officer of China Business Network, and figures of aviation and tourism from the USA, Australia, Jamaica, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Cambodia, and other regions.
The increasingly closer relationship between aviation and tourism and the rapid development of Sichuan are two major reasons why World Routes Development Forum establishing World Tourism Summit Forum. Sichuan has established the strategic targets of constructing tourism powerful province and world tourism destination. Sichuan tourism has driven into the fast lane. In 2015, there are a total of 587 million person-times with tourism revenue of 621 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 27%. Sichuan has ranked No. 5 in tourism revenue. Tourism has been the pillar industry for Sichuan's social and economic development. The rapid development of tourism has benefited much from the gradual improvement of transportation situation including aviation.