Xinjiang's tourism boom driving tourism connectivity under CPEC
01/06/2021|11:52:50 AM|UrduPoint

Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, China Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region has developed tourism while controlling the pandemic in 2020.

In the boom of Xinjiang tourism, a cultural corridor is constructed to link tourism of Pakistan and China. The connectivity will contribute to prosperity of the tourist economy and local poverty alleviation, China Economic Net (CEN) reported on Monday.

In 2020, tourist attractions in Xinjiang have an all-round update. Among them, 19 scenic spots got 4A level and Karamay World Devil City Scenic Spot got 5A level. 

Xinjiang also digitized its tourism industry in 2020. The "Xinjiang Smart Tourism" management platform integrates cloud computing, big data, internet of Things, artificial intelligence, 5G, AR/VR, slow broadcast and other modern Internet application technologies, so that managers can learn the dynamic situation of scenic spots in real time and provide convenient and intelligent tourism services for tourists.

The experience of Xinjiang tourism has provided a new train of thought for Pakistan to develop tourism under pandemic and cultural globalization context also created opportunities for tourism connectivity between Pakistan and China under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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