Beijing int'l tourism expo opens
BEIJING, June 19 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing International Tourism Expo 2019 opened Tuesday in Beijing, attracting travel agencies and tourist enterprises from over 80 countries and regions.
The expo covers an area of about 22,000 square meters, where more than 400 exhibitors from home and abroad are showcasing their unique cultures and tourism resources.
More exhibitors come from Europe this year with France, Ireland, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Malta participating in the expo for the first time, said Wang Yue, deputy director of the Beijing culture and tourism bureau.
The expo has also invited over 120 buyers from 65 countries and regions.
As an important part of the 2019 China International Fair for Trade in Services, the expo has provided a platform for the exchange of culture and tourism products.
The expo will last until Thursday.