East China's Anhui province promoted its tourism at the 2016 Anhui Investment and Trade Expo on Tuesday, asking the participants to pay visits to local attractions and seek opportunities for cooperation in tourist business.
Speaking at the promotion, vice governor Zhang Shuguang said the province, well located and known for spectacular natural scenery and brilliant human culture, continues its expansion of the tourism industry.
The local government is carrying out an action plan that attaches more importance to tourism in a move to develop Anhui into a tourist powerhouse, the official said.
Renowned destinations of the province include Huangshan Mountain as well as Xidi and Hongcun villages.
More than 400 people engaged in the industry attended the gathering.
The 2016 Anhui Investment and Trade Expo was held in Hefei, capital of the eastern Chinese province, between Oct 18 and 19 to boost local trade and lure investment from around the globe.