Original title: The national “14th Five-Year” tourism development plan has come to Henan elements frequently
Source: Henan Daily
On January 22, citizens visited the Lijingmen Scenic Area, a characteristic cultural block in Luoyang Old Town, Luoyang City. (Photo by Huang Zhengwei)
The State Council issued the “14th Five-Year Plan for Tourism Development” (hereinafter referred to as the “Plan”) on January 20, bringing many development opportunities to our province with rich cultural tourism resources. Among the major layouts proposed in the “Planning”, such as the construction of the four major national cultural parks, the construction of tourism hub cities, and the red tourism, “Henan elements” frequently appeared.
The “Planning” proposes to carry out the layout of cross-regional characteristic tourism functional areas and national tourist scenic roads, among which the focus is on promoting the Taihang Mountain Ecological Cultural Tourism Area, the Dabie Mountain Red Tourism Area, and the Central Plains Cultural Tourism Area. Focus on promoting Dabie Mountain Scenic Road, Grand Canal Scenic Road, Taihang Mountain Scenic Road, etc.
In the column of tourism city layout, Zhengzhou is included in the list of tourism hub cities, and Luoyang is included in the list of key tourism cities.
The “Planning” also proposes to build a number of world-class tourist attractions and resorts rich in cultural heritage, and to create a number of national-level tourism and leisure cities and blocks with distinctive cultural characteristics. Support the construction of tourist resorts with local characteristics in the central region according to local conditions.
It is particularly noteworthy that the “Planning” proposes to speed up the construction of national cultural parks such as the Great Wall, the Grand Canal, the Long March, and the Yellow River. Highlight the overall recognition of the “Great Wall”, “Millennium Canal”, “25,000-mile Long March” and “Nine Curves of the Yellow River”. Among them, the Yellow River National Cultural Park (Henan section) is listed as a key construction area in the near future.
In this regard, the relevant person in charge of the Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism believes that Henan is the only province that has the task of building the four major national cultural parks of the Yellow River, the Grand Canal, the Long March and the Great Wall. This key arrangement in the “Planning” has further boosted confidence in the construction of the four major national parks in our province.
The “Planning” also proposes to deepen “Internet + tourism”, further promote the Chinese cultural resources census project, launch a number of national tourist scenic routes and self-driving tour boutique routes, continue to optimize the construction of 300 classic red tourism scenic spots, and select more than 200 scenic spots. A series of goals such as a national nighttime culture and tourism consumption gathering area, and the development of research and study tours. The relevant person in charge of the Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism told reporters: “On the one hand, it has clarified the direction for the development of the tourism industry in our province in the next five years, and on the other hand, it has also put forward higher work standards.”
The “Planning” also gives answers to hot topics such as inbound tourism and outbound tourism that the tourism industry is most concerned about. The “Planning” proposes that inbound tourism will be promoted in a step-by-step and orderly manner. Timely study and judge the situation of domestic and foreign COVID-19 prevention and control, and the development and changes of the international environment, scientifically adjust the management measures for relevant personnel to come to China, and actively build a healthy, safe and orderly order for Chinese and foreign personnel exchanges under the premise of ensuring epidemic prevention and safety. Steadily develop outbound tourism and promote the coordinated development of outbound tourism, domestic tourism and inbound tourism. (Reporter Liu Chunxiang)