Hubei Province and South Korea Build Bridges for Tourism Cooperation and Exchange

|ChinaNews|Published:2022-11-21 11:08:22

On November 17, the 2022 China (Hubei)-South Korea Tourism Cooperation and Exchange Conference was held in Wuhan. Representatives of the cultural and tourism authorities of Wuhan, Xiangyang, and Yichang, representatives of tourism companies such as Hubei China Youth Travel Service, and representatives of governments of administrative divisions including Gangwon-do, Gyeonggi-do, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, and Daegu Metropolitan City in South Korea carried out tourism promotions respectively. In addition, related representatives of tourism enterprises also conducted business negotiations and product exchanges.

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Si Qingchuan, Full-time Vice Chairman of Hubei Provincial People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries of the Foreign Affairs Office of Hubei Provincial People's Government, delivers a speech [Photo via the Department of Culture and Tourism of Hubei Province]

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Chen Wubin, Deputy Director of the Department of Culture and Tourism of Hubei Province, delivers a speech [Photo via the Department of Culture and Tourism of Hubei Province]

Chen Wubin said that, among all the international tourist sources of Hubei Province in 2019, South Korea ranked third, reaching 280,000 people throughout the year, accounting for 8 percent of the proportion of international tourists in Hubei, a year-on-year increase of 10 percent; at the same time, South Korea is rich in tourism resources and attracting a large number of tourists from Hubei to visit. Hubei will continue to seize opportunities, innovate communication methods, enrich the content of exchanges, and open a new chapter in China-South Korea tourism cooperation.

Yuan Xiaoning, Director of Xiangyang Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism, Xiao Faxi, Deputy Director of Yichang Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism, and representatives of Wuhan Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism, Hubei China Youth Travel Agency and other tourism companies respectively introduced local cultural and special tourism products to the guests from South Korea.

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Yuan Xiaoning, Director of Xiangyang Municipal Culture and Tourism Bureau, introduces Xiangyang. [Photo via the Department of Culture and Tourism of Hubei Province]

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Xiao Faxi, Deputy Director of Yichang Municipal Culture and Tourism Bureau, introduces Yichang. [Photo via the Department of Culture and Tourism of Hubei Province]

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