Shanxi to build over 180 culture, tourism projects in 2020

(chinadaily.com.cn)

Updated: 2020-03-25

Shanxi Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism plans to build more than 180 culture and tourism projects related to the Yellow River, the Great Wall and Taihang Mountains this year, completing investment of over 20 billion yuan ($2.83 billion) in the province in North China. 

Among these initiatives, 20 benchmark projects including the Xinzhou China Great Wall Museum, Linfen Yellow River Cultural Park and Changzhi Central Taihang International Tourism Resort will be the focus. 

At the same time, the department will plan a number of themed projects, such as a series of industrial cultural parks, the first group of 15 cultural experience tour pilot sites and distinctive recreational tourism development projects and healthcare-themed tourism industry clusters. 

Local officials said the department will also soon release a brochure on attracting investment in the cultural and tourism sectors, to develop over 240 integrated culture and tourism project clusters with a total investment of more than 200 billion yuan.