- The China Giant Panda Culture Alliance is formally launched
YA'AN, China, Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Themed "Giant Panda, Integrated Tourism, Great Fusion", the 2nd Sichuan Tourism New Media Marketing Conference and Launch Event for the China Giant Panda Culture Alliance concluded on December 6 in Ya'an, Sichuan province. Over 450 tourism and media industry experts from around the world gathered in Ya'an, to engage in a high-level dialogue that takes a closer look at the development track for the cultural tourism marketing sector in the context of new media. The concurrent VR + Tourism Experience Show and Cultural Tourism Products Exhibition, serve as a window for the world examine the sector and revealed three trends leveraging new media to strengthen industry efforts.
The future of the Giant Panda will be a key subject when boosting the integrated development of culture and tourism
The China Giant Panda Culture Alliance, co-sponsored by Ya'an Municipal People's Government, the China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda, Giant Panda National Park Administration (Sichuan Administrative Office), South China Normal University, Chinese National Geography Press and the Sichuan Provincial Tourism Association, under the Sichuan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, Giant Panda National Park Administration, World Wide Fund for Nature and the Geographical Society of China, was formally launched during the conference.
The fusion of culture and tourism will promote a larger-scale integration of resources
Supported by 61 members, to boost the development of the tourism marketing sector by implementing a comprehensive, multi-platform and multi-channel communication strategy. The alliance plans to build a complete tourism marketing ecosystem that includes participation by the government, media, thought leaders and the marketing and communication sectors, with the aim of strengthening the branding of the city's touristic attractions through professional, modern and international marketing approaches.
With the recent transformation taking place across the larger travel sector, the cultural tourism marketing sector will be open to faster integration with new media, new technologies and new platforms.
"A multi-dimensional marketing approach combined with new media is needed as a vehicle to promote tourism resources," said Ya'an Municipal Party Committee secretary Lan Kaichi. He added that the integration of tourism and new media will help create a new and intuitive experience while also enhancing the reach and impact of marketing campaigns.
SOURCE Sichuan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism