ACC Secretary-General Exchanged Views with Guests Attending the 4th Sichuan International Travel Expo
Source: ASEAN-China Centre
Time: 2017-Sep-19 12:40

From 16 to 19 September 2017, during the 4th Sichuan International Travel Expo (SCITE), H.E. Mme Yang Xiuping, Secertary-General of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), exchanged views with officials from ASEAN Embassies in China, delegates of relevant international organizations, global exhibitors, tourism experts and scholars, and leaders of Sichuan province and Leshan city on further deepening ASEAN-China exchanges and cooperation.

Secretary-General Yang Xiuping briefed on ACC’s work, especially the efforts to promote ASEAN-China tourism cooperation. She said that in order to celebrate the ASEAN-China Year of Tourism Cooperation and echo the Visit ASEAN@50 campaign, ACC is working on 19 flagship projects, continues to strengthen exchanges and cooperation between the tourism institutions from both sides, and actively make use of various channels to promote high-quality tourism resources of China and ASEAN. ACC also translated the 50 Golden Trails and published its Chinese version, successfully organized the ASEAN-China Quality and Sustainable Tourism Development Conference & ASEAN Tourism Photo Exhibition, worked with Beijing Television Station on Tourism Documentary Shooting Project “Hi! ASEAN” in 10 ASEAN countries, successfully co-organized Tourism Seminar on “China-Ready” in Viet Nam, took an active part in SCITE and co-organized ASEAN-China Tourism Festival. In addition, ACC planned to organize the Forum on Cultural Heritage Preservation, ASEAN-China Eco-tourism Development Seminar and so forth in this year. The year 2018 will be the 15th Anniversary of ASEAN-China Strategic Partnership, and the development of bilateral relations will enjoy new opportunities.

ACC will continue to join hands with all partners and stakeholders to make even greater contributions to promoting ASEAN-China tourism cooperation, personnel exchanges and mutual understanding between two sides, and further and deeper development of ASEAN-China relations.

All guests highly appreciated the positive contributions and achievements of ACC made to promote ASEAN-China pragmatic cooperation, and congratulated ACC for the success of ASEAN-China Tourism Festival. They commended that the relevant events of festival are rich in content, novel in form and interactive, which made a deep impression and became important highlights of SCITE. As an inter-governmental organization, ACC has unique advantages in promoting tourism cooperation between the two sides, and has built a unique platform for strengthening exchanges and communication in the tourism industry. They hoped to further strengthen ties with ACC, actively participate in related activities organized by ACC, jointly promote bilateral tourism cooperation to a new level and inject more powerful force into deepening ASEAN-China strategic partnership.

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