Launching ceremony of "2019 China Tourism Day" held in Qonggyai
Launching ceremony of "2019 China Tourism Day" held in Shannan"s Qonggyai County
Resently, Shannan City"s Qonggyai County in southwest China"s Tibet Autonomous Region, held the launching ceremony of 9th "China Tourism Day". The activity kicked off with Tibetan opera, colorful dancing and other performances. A series of publicity activities including distributing travel posters and brochures, providing travel information and advisory services, etc. were held to show the abundant tourism resources and unique charm of Shannan City.
Photo shows Qonggyai County"s folk art performing group performing at the launching ceremony of "China Tourism Day" in Shannan City"s Qonggyai County, southwest China"s Tibet Autonomous Region. [China Tibet News/Zhu Nan]
图为西藏山南市“中国旅游日”启动仪式现场琼结县民间艺术团正在表演节目。 记者 朱楠 摄
Tourists, representatives of aiding-Tibet provinces and cities, news media, photographers, online celebrity and other people participated in the activity. During the activity, they visited several famous scenic spots such as Trisong Detsen"s Merit-recording Stele, Tibetan King"s Tomb and Dawa Drolma"s former residence, tasted local featured food and drinks, and purchased characteristic products. In addition, 24 couples from all over the country took pictures in featured ethnic costumes.
Photo shows tourists visiting Trisong Detsen"s Merit-recording Stele under the guidance of a tour guide in Qonggyai County, Shannan City, southwest China"s Tibet Autonomous Region. [China Tibet News/Zhu Nan]
图为游客正在导游的引导下参观赤松德赞记功碑。 记者 朱楠 摄
Photo shows featured food and drinks prepared for tourists, such as Tibetan eggs, yogurt, buttered tea, highland barley wine and others in Qonggyai County, Shannan City, southwest China"s Tibet Autonomous Region. [China Tibet News/Zhu Nan]
图为琼结县热心的人们为游客准备的藏鸡蛋、酸奶、酥油茶、青稞酒等特色饮食。 记者 朱楠 摄
County Party committee and government of Qonggyai attached great importance to the development of tourism and cultural industry, and strove to create local cultural brand. To fully integrate all kinds of tourism resources and achieve a big stride in cultural and tourism development in the county, the local government actively promoted the development of scenic spots, including Changzhu Ancient Town, Yumbulagang, Drigu Tso (grassland), Yarlha Xambo Snow Mountain, Gonpola Snow Mountain and other scenic spots.
In 2018, the upgrade of the section from Qonggyai County to Drigu Lake on National Highway 560 was completed. The upgrade of the 20 km oil road from Drigu Lake to Quchomo was expected to be completed in July this year. By then, the distance from Qonggyai County to Legpo Furrow will be reduced by nearly 2 hours" drive compared with the original one.
Reporter: Wang Li Losang
Photo/Video: Zhu Nan
Translator: Liu Fang Zhu Nan
Editor: Zhu Nan
Review: Dekyi Drolkar