Shanxi using top landmarks to develop local tourism industry
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Shanxi using top landmarks to develop local tourism industry

Yellow River, Great Wall and Taihang Mountains’ resources to be shared in bid to boost visitor numbers

Boasting historical and cultural resources as well as impressive natural landscapes, North China’s Shanxi province is planning to turn tourism into an economic pillar with strategic importance, according to an official.

Rong Jingguang, deputy chief of the Shanxi Department of Culture and Tourism, said the province aims to develop tourism into an industry with total annual revenue of more than 1 trillion yuan ($152 billion) in the next five years.

The official said such an ambitious plan will be made possible by integrating resources across its three landmarks-the Yellow River, the Great…

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