China (Sichuan) International Tourism Investment Conference, hosted by the Sichuan Provincial People’s Government and the Investment Association of China, was held in Chengdu from July 22 to 24.
This is the largest conference in the tourism investment sector of Sichuan province. It was attended by the leaders of more than 120 well-known enterprises such as Wanda Group, OCT Group, CITS Group Corporation, China National Travel Service (HK) Group Corporation, New Hope Group, Scenery Culture, Orient Landscape Industry Group Ltd., Shanghai Spring International Travel Service (Group) Co., Ltd. and Beijing Tourism Group.
This conference is a measure taken by the CPC Sichuan Provincial Committee and the Sichuan Provincial People’s Government on how to develop tourism and promote investment in the tourism industry. At the conference, the Sichuan Provincial People’s Government concluded a Strategic Cooperation Agreement for Promoting Tourism Development with China National Travel Service (HK) Group Corporation and CITS Group Corporation; the Tourism Administration of Sichuan Province signed Strategic Cooperation Agreements on Providing Financial Support for Tourism Development with 4 financing institutions; 12 cities and prefectures signed agreements for 20 tourism projects amounted to RMB 39.37 billion.
At the conference, keynote addresses were delivered by Liu Zhifeng, President of China Real Estate Association; Wang Jianlin, President of Wanda Group; Liu Pingchun, President of OCT Group; Liu Yonghao, President of New Hope Group; Yi Peng, famous economist; Mei Shuaiyuan, President of Scenery Culture. They announced plans to further discuss the advantages and future direction of tourism investment promotion in Sichuan. The Tourism Administration of Sichuan Province and some cities and prefectures mainly promoted the preferred tourism projects in Sichuan and held parties for investment and financing. Some key investors organized a trip for the preferred tourism projects in Sichuan, which further attracts and encourages investors to make investment in Sichuan.