China plans to boost its tourism sector by upgrading infrastructure and giving the public easier access to travel information, a government document said on Monday.
ECNS reported that the National Tourism Administration unveiled the plan in a development guideline for the tourism industry during the 2016-2020 period. It echoes the country’s national strategy to spur the service sector.
According to the document, by 2020, roads to the country’s major tourist attractions will be renovated to meet growing travel demand. Large tourist destinations will have easier internal transportation.
In the next four years, the country will add 20 interregion bike lanes with a total length of 5,000 kilometers to boost zero-emission travel. More tour buses and RV campsites will also open.
The document also outlines plans to build a more integrated information sharing system and provide visitors higher-quality services.
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