Photo: China Ice and Snow Tourism Development Index for 2020 was launched at the World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo 2020 on Sunday.
BEIJING, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- China Ice and Snow Tourism Development Index for 2020 reflecting the development of the country's ice and snow tourism industry was officially launched at the World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo 2020 in Beijing on Sunday.
The index as a component of the China ice and snow tourism Changbai Mountain index system compiled by China Economic Information Service (CEIS) will provide references for the ice and snow tourism destination construction of the market players and the decision-making of the regulators, based on a comprehensive analysis of development of the ice and snow tourism destinations sampled.
According to the index this year, China's ice and snow tourism industry has entered a stage of sound development, but there is still room for improvement in transports, safety and health. Thanks to favorable climate and developed infrastructure, northeast China enjoys unique advantages in developing the ice and snow sports tourism.
Photo: Wang Ku, Party chief of the Jilin Changbai Mountain Protection Development Management Committee, addressed at the conference.
The local government will provide full support for the ice and snow industry to form a product system featuring leisure, hot springs and sports events, said Wang Ku, Party chief of the Jilin Changbai Mountain Protection Development Management Committee.
Photo: Xu Yuchang, chairman and president of CEIS, delivered a speech at the conference.
Xu Yuchang, chairman and president of CEIS, believed that the index can provide information support for better development of the country's ice and snow industry.
(Edited by Li Shimeng, Hu Pingchao with Xinhua Silk Road, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com)