Tibet: Build a tourism economic belt along the G219 border corridor

Sponsored by the Tourism Development Department of the Tibet Autonomous Region and undertaken by China Tourism Group Travel Service Co., Ltd., the marketing promotion meeting for the Tibetan section of G219 National Highway G219 was held in Beijing on the 23rd.

During the period, the participating tourism industry in Beijing and Tibet jointly completed the launching ceremony of attracting tourists to Tibet.

The G219 National Highway starts from Kanas in Xinjiang in the north, ends in Dongxing City in Guangxi in the south, and passes through Xinjiang, Tibet, Yunnan, and Guangxi. It is the border road in Northwest and Southwest China. With a total length of 10,065 kilometers, the new 219 line is the longest national highway in China.

Among them, the Tibet section of the G219 National Highway has a total length of 3,486 kilometers. From west to east, it starts from Ritu County in Ngari Prefecture, crosses the four cities of Ngari, Shigatse, Shannan, and Nyingchi, and finally leaves Tibet from Zayu County in Ngari.

Wang Rui, deputy director of the Lhasa Tourism Development Bureau, introduced the unique cultural and tourism resources and innovative highlights of Lhasa.

It is understood that this year, Tibet’s tourism department will summarize and make good use of the experience of the Nyingchi pilot in the standardized construction of tourism infrastructure, and promote the construction of a standardized infrastructure system. Promote the creation of famous tourist as counties Medog, Mangkang, Cuona, Bomi, Tingri, and Pulan. Focusing on building the G219 border along the large channel tourism economic belt, continue to improve the basic tourism services along the G318, G219 and other main roads in and out of Tibet. It is reported that in the first quarter of this year, Tibet received a total of 2.5574 million domestic and foreign tourists, an increase of 39.63% year-on-year; the total tourism revenue was 2.03 billion yuan, an increase of 42.89% year -on-year. The vitality of the tourism market has improved significantly, and the tourism economy has a strong upward momentum.

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