China News Service, Baoding, September 26 (Lu Zihao and Xu Qiaoming) On the evening of the 25th, the four-day Baoding Tourism Industry Development Conference opened in Anguo City, the "Millennium Medicine Capital".

  It is understood that the theme of this Baoding Tourism Development Conference is "Showing the new look of urban and rural areas, and promoting industrial revitalization". The venues include Anguo City, "Capital of Traditional Chinese Medicine", Wangdu County, "Capital of Peppers", and Lixian County, "Capital of Furs" , "Northern nursery stock township" Boye County, "textile township" Gaoyang County, and set up 1 branch venues in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Shijiazhuang.

  Yan Jihong, the mayor of Baoding, said in his cultural tourism promotion that Baoding is a national historical and cultural city and an excellent tourist city in China.

Since 2016, the city has successively held the first tourism development conference in Hebei Province and the three municipal tourism development conferences, successfully creating the "Jingxi Baidu Leisure Resort", "Jingnan Town Featured Tourist Experience Zone", and "Baoding International Pastoral" Four distinctive regional brands: "Leisure Zone" and "North Taihang Cultural Ecological Leisure Experience Zone".

The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei "Eight Districts and Three Cities" promote the integration of cultural tourism development cooperation agreement signing site.

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  According to Yan Jihong, at this year's Tourism Development Conference, the city concentrated on building the Anguo Yaowang Temple Cultural Scenic Spot, Wangdu Yaomu Cultural Park, Boye Wanmu Ancient Pear Garden, Lixian Yuexiao River Landscape Corridor, and Gaoyang Jinjin Ledao Industrial Education Center. The 12 key observation projects including the city center integrate the rural quality of life, traditional Chinese medicine health and wellness vacation, industrial cultural experience, and special shopping consumption, and comprehensively build a characteristic tourism brand of "Chinese medicine culture and health experience zone".

During the period, "Baoding Youwei", "Baoding Youxi", "Baoding Youshu", "Baoding Youpin", "Baoding Youzhi" and "Baoding Youli" theme series will also be held to create an exclusive online celebrity check-in place for the conference.

  Guo Yong, member of the Party Leadership Group and Deputy Director of the Department of Culture and Tourism of Hebei Province, said that at present, Hebei is concentrating its efforts and continuing to do its best to grasp the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, the planning and construction of Xiongan New Area, and the preparation of the Beijing Winter Olympics. This has also brought significant strategic development opportunities to Hebei’s cultural tourism industry.

It is hoped that Baoding City will take the Tourism Development Conference as an opportunity to help the city's economic, social, cultural and ecological environment with the development of tourism to make new and greater contributions to the construction of a "economically strong province and beautiful Hebei".

Key cultural tourism project signing site.

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  At the event site, the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei "Eight Districts and Three Cities" signed the cooperation agreement for promoting the integration of cultural tourism development and the signing of key cultural tourism projects.

Party Secretary of Baoding Municipal Party Committee Dang Xiaolong handed the flag to Xushui District, the host of the 5th Municipal Tourism Development Conference, and announced the opening of the 4th Municipal Tourism Development Conference.