The 6th Belt and Road Tourism Forum was held on Nov 4, marking a decade of travel industry collaboration and development under the Belt and Road Initiative. Hosted by Beijing International Studies University (BISU), along with the "Silk Road" International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage and Hetian Normal College, the forum brought together luminaries to reflect on past successes and chart a high-quality growth path for the industry.
Cheng Wei, a member of the Standing Committee of the CPC BISU Committee, delivers a speech.
Leading the opening ceremony, BISU Professor Cheng Wei, also a member of the Standing Committee of the CPC BISU Committee, emphasized tourism's pivotal role in enhancing friendship and economic cooperation among countries along the Belt and Road. Li Baochun, executive deputy secretary-general of the World Tourism Cities Federation, called for unity in diversifying travel routes to bolster the global tourism market.
Huang Kan, chairman of the Beijing Education Association for International Exchange, stressed the Belt and Road Initiative provides for mutual understanding and cooperative growth, inviting further shared ventures in education.
Zou Tongqian, assistant to the BISU president and vice-president of the "Silk Road" International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage, delivers a speech.
Echoing this sentiment, Professor Zou Tongqian, vice-president of the "Silk Road" International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage, acknowledged the robust start of their institution, supported by multiple nations and the Uzbek government.
Highlighting Xinjiang's unique position in the Belt and Road Initiative, Professor Li Yukai of Hetian Normal College urged the cultivation of cultural and tourism talents to leverage historical opportunities for industry growth. The forum concluded with a collective vision for a more open and collaborative tourism market, setting a constructive tone for the next phase of tourism cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative.
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