Cheng Hong, Executive Deputy Chairperson of WTCF Council and Vice Mayor of Beijing Attends the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism of UNWTO

Publish Time:2016-11-21 16:46:38Source:WTCF

【Introduction】:Recently, the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism of World Tourism Organization was held at Luxor, Egypt. Cheng Hong, Executive Deputy Chairperson of WTCF Council and Vice Mayor of Beijing, attended the summit and delivered a speech to share Beijing and WTCF’s experiences on promoting tourism development and cooperation between cities.

Recently, the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) was held at Luxor, Egypt. Cheng Hong, Executive Deputy Chairperson of WTCF Council and Vice Mayor of Beijing, attended the summit and delivered a speech to share Beijing and World Tourism Cities Federation's (WTCF) experiences on promoting tourism development and cooperation between cities.


Cheng Hong, Executive Deputy Chairperson of WTCF Council and Vice Mayor of Beijing, delivered a speech at the summit.

Global Summit on City Tourism was founded by UNWTO in 2012 and has been held for 4 years. The theme of this year’s summit is “Cities: Local Culture for Global Travelers,” which aims to discover world tourism cities’ new opportunities, challenges, and current trends through a series of discussions and management experience exchanges.

On behalf of Beijing, Cheng Hong shared Beijing’s best practice on promoting tourist industry development in recent years. As the Executive Deputy Chairperson of WTCF Council, she explained WTCF’s efforts on promoting better services to its city and institutional members. She introduced WTCF’s regular work including hosting tourist investment fairs, tourism related research meetings, and other related works to establish an exchange platform for members. Cheng Hong’s introduction received much attention at the summit.


Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of UNWTO, delivered a speech at the summit.

During the summit, a series of working talks between Cheng Hong and other officials including, Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of UNWTO, were held. They exchanged opinions and reached a consensus on strengthening the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.

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