Zhejiang Province to Accelerate Development of Tourism Industry
HANGZHOU, June 18 -- East China's Zhejiang Province will make great efforts to build itself into a province rich in tourism resources, said governor Cai Songyue Monday.
During the 1996-2000 period, Zhejiang received 1.13 million overseas tourists and 514 million U.S. dollars of tourism income.
Zhejiang now has 11 state-level and 42 provincial-level scenic zones.
Cai said that his province will accelerate development of new scenic zones, as well as protect the current zones.
-- source: Xinhua News Agency
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