Int'l travel fair to be held in China's Yunnan


Aerial photo taken on April 10, 2022 shows the view of the karst landscape in Shilin Yi Autonomous County, southwest China's Yunnan Province. (Xinhua/Wang Guansen)

The 2022 China International Travel Mart (CITM) will be held from July 22 to 24 in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, the event organizers said Thursday.

Exhibitors from more than 70 countries and regions are expected to participate in the event either online or offline. More than 200 culture and tourism-related institutions and enterprises across China will take part, the organizers told a press conference held in Beijing.

Housing some 2,500 booths in an exhibition area covering 70,000 square meters, the fair will feature different exhibition zones with themes including sports tourism, overseas tourism and smart tourism.

For the first time, the fair will include a special zone for museums, such as the Palace Museum and the National Museum of China, to showcase traditional Chinese culture and the country's efforts in the cultural heritage protection.

Founded in 1998, the CITM has grown into one of the largest and most influential tourism fairs in the Asia-Pacific region. 

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