16th Xu Xiake Tourism Festival kicks off
- Category: Ningbo District
- Published: Tuesday, 22 May 2018 16:11
The celebration activity of the 16th Xu Xiake Tourism Festival was held in Ninghai County on the morning of May 19, the eighth "China Tourism Day". The "tourism-themed high-speed rail carnival" was launched in the meantime.
The tourism festival, held annually, is an important event to the tourists and sports amateurs, especially the hiking amateurs, from home and abroad. It is also a great occasion for Ningbo and Ninghai County to make joint efforts to develop the tourism and sports culture and promote the development, cooperation and exchanges between tourism and sports.
At the opening ceremony, a large group of tourist assembled at the West Gate Square of Ninghai County to witness the grand celebration of the festival. As the starting point of the 2018 National Hiking Assembly, the square also witnessed the starting
of the hiking of over 1000 hiking amateurs, tracing the footprints of Su Xiake, the famous ancient travel writer and geographer. The high-speed rail tourism carnival greeted 1200 passengers from all over the country, who got the chance to experience in person the achievements of tourism in Ninghai County over the past few years