Chongqing- On May 16, the event of Chongqing-Sichuan Cultural Tourism Corridor · Self-Service Traveling (Self-Service Traveling for short) was launched. More than 100 scenic spots in Sichuan and Chongqing provide 1.2 million free tickets to the people of Sichuan and Chongqing.
The Self-Service Traveling is organized by Chongqing Municipal Commission of Culture and Tourism Development Sichuan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, and it is hosted by Nan’an District Commission of Culture and Tourism Development, CQNews, and Chongqing Self-driving Travel Association.
There are lots of magnificent natural sceneries, profound cultural sites, and abundant cultural resources in both Sichuan and Chongqing. Last month, official media platforms in Sichuan and Chongqing pre-heated the event by online activities, sending thousands of tickets for Sichuan and Chongqing scenic spots to the public for free. On the day of the launching ceremony, netizens, who obtained the free tickets online, received their tickets.
To effectively promote the construction of the Chongqing-Sichuan Cultural Tourism Corridor and create a joint promotion working mechanism, Sichuan and Chongqing are striving to accelerate all-round collaborative cooperation. The event of Self-Service Traveling will further deepen the cultural tourism cooperation between Sichuan and Chongqing and help to promote the sharing of cultural tourism markets in two places.
For the next step, the cultural and tourism departments of the two places will work together following the Strategic Cooperation Agreement to Promote the Construction of the Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Circle and the Strategic Cooperation Agreement to Promote the Protection and Utilization of Cultural Relics in the Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Circle. Meanwhile, both cities will promote the tourist market shares, visitor exchanges, and cultural tourism cooperation to a higher level.
Moreover, to benefit people of two cities, both cities will jointly carry out Self-Service Traveling. Tourist attractions in Sichuan and Chongqing will provide free tickets or ticket discounts for tourists from Chongqing and Sichuan.
There are 73 tourist attractions of Chongqing that had participated in the event, including nine 5A-level scenic spots, 50 4A-level scenic spots, 13 3A-level and below ones, as well as one non-A-level one. All of them offer a total of 600,000 free tickets for Sichuan tourists, with an estimated discount of more than 50 million yuan. In addition, some scenic spots also provide Sichuan tourists with different degrees of concessions in transportation and entertainment projects. All scenic spots will implement the tour policy of Quantity Limit, Tour Preserving, and Peak Avoiding.
On the other hand, Sichuan had also provided 600,000 free scenic tickets to Chongqing tourists, including more than 100 well-known scenic spots, such as Mount Emei, Leshan Giant Buddha, Sanxingdui Museum, Xiling Snow Mountian, and more, covering several levels of scenic spots like 5A-level, 4A-level, and so on. Additionally, more than half of cities in Sichuan and over 100 scenic spots have promoted their preferential and discount policies. For example, all A-level scenic spots in Nanchong will offer a discount of 20% to 80% off to all Chongqing tourists. The Qianhu Zang Village at Letong Ancient Town in Ganzi will be free for Chongqing tourists for two years. Some scenic spots, such as Leshan and Mianyang, will be exempted from fees of parking fees and tour guides for Chongqing tourists.
Besides, Sichuan also offers Chongqing tourists five cultural products and ten excellent itineraries, covering history, culture, leisure, and more. The five cultural products contain the sightseeing experience of world heritage sites, plateau eco-friendly, forest leisure resort, Tibetan, Qiang, and Yi cultural experience, and countryside folk experience. Additionally, ten boutique itineraries will cover almost every aspect of the city, in which tourists can choose contents that they like, such as nature, culture, or history.
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