Cultural exchanges and tourism cooperation between China and the US have seen a rapid recovery and development this year, Chinese Consul General in New York Huang Ping said at the Chinese Culture Night event held at the stadium on Friday. baseball field Citi Field.
“Since the beginning of this year, we have been pleased with the recovery and growth of the global tourism industry. Cultural exchanges and tourism cooperation between China and the US have also seen rapid recovery and development,” Huang said at a ceremony kicking off the 14th annual event.
On Tuesday, US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met Chinese Minister of Culture and Tourism Hu Heping in Beijing. Both parties agreed that interpersonal ties play a very important role in bilateral relations.
China and the United States agreed to hold the 14th edition of the China-US Tourism Leadership Summit in the first half of 2024 in China to resume and further develop bilateral tourism cooperation.
Huang mentioned that both China and the United States are rich in cultural and tourism resources, both are the most important tourist markets in the world, and before the pandemic, China and the United States were important tourist destinations each other.
“The relationship between countries is in the mutual affinity between people, and the friendship between them is in mutual understanding. What better way to promote mutual understanding and trust than traveling? I hope and believe that more and more tourists from the United States and around the world will visit China and make discoveries they never imagined,” he said.