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Cultural diversities and tourism development in Yunnan Province, China

Chun-shing Chow

Cultural diversities and tourism development in Yunnan Province, China

by Chun-shing Chow

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Published by Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heritage tourism -- China -- Yunnan Sheng.,
  • Minorities -- China -- Yunnan Sheng.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChun-shing Chow.
    SeriesOccasional paper series (Hong Kong Baptist University. Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies) -- no.36
    ContributionsHong Kong Baptist University. Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16344562M
    ISBN 109628804278
    OCLC/WorldCa52987919

    “ I am so impressed by the vast ethnic diversity, amazing landscape and cultural/historical background of each and every place we visited. “ Especially Yan, a young lad from the ethnic Dai in Sipsongpanna, he made us possible to communicate with the locals and be friend with them, took us to the colorful minority markets and visit villages. Popular Yunnan Tours. A land diverse in its culture and blessed by a picturesque landscape, Yunnan is a magnet to western travelers. Joint one of our Yunnan tours and discover authentic ancient towns, dramatic scenery, warm climate, minority cultures, and leisurely pace, Yunnan offers sensory overload.

    Currently, of the more than 46 million people living in the province of Yunnan, over 12 million belong to one branch or another of the more than 25 different ethnic minorities inhabiting the province, among them the Yi, Bai, Hani, Miao, Lisu, Wa, Naxi, Bulang, Yao, and Tibetans. This diverse cultural mosaic, coupled with magnificent sceneries. 1 day ago  KUNMING, China, Aug. 5, /PRNewswire/ -- On J sponsored by Yunnan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism and organized by Yunnan Tengyun Information Co., Ltd., the "Friends of Yunnan" — Yunnan's new cultural tourism products release press conference and the 2nd Campaign of the "Go-Yunnan" Global Experience Officer Program opening ceremony were held.

    Among Chinese provinces, Yunnan in Southwest of China can be regarded as the best case to investigate the issues of protection, use and transmission of rural heritage as Yunnan is a unique province of China because of its ethnic cultural diversity and geographic diversity. In , the Yunnan Province Tourism Development Master Plan, developed by the Yunnan Bureau of Tourism, U. N. World Tourism Organization, and the National Tourism Administration of the People’s Republic of China proposed million tourists by year without realistically addressing the carrying capacity of the province’s exceptional.


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Cultural diversities and tourism development in Yunnan Province, China by Chun-shing Chow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Yunnan’s cultural life is one of remarkable diversity. Archaeological findings have unearthed sacred burial structures holding elegant bronzes in Jinning, south of Kunming.

In Zhaotong in northeastern Yunnan, there has been discovered, frescos of the Jin Dynasty (–). Many Chinese cultural relics have been discovered in later periods. Cultural diversity and tourism development in Yunnan Province, China Article in Geography (Sheffield, England) 90(3) September with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Located in the southwest frontier of China, Yunnan, is well known as the "Colorful Yunnan" "South of the Clouds ". It has a good climate, superior geographical environment, unique national conditions and customs, rich local color of the historical and cultural resources. Due to its advantaged resources, Yunnan tourism has developed quickly.

Ethnic tourism has been promoted and widely adopted as a strategy for economic development and cultural preservation. Employing surveys, interviews, observations and secondary sources, this study. Yunnan is a province in the southwest of the People's Republic of province spans approximatelysquare kilometres (, sq mi) and has a population of million (as of ).

The capital of the province is Kunming, formerly also known as province borders the Chinese provinces of Guizhou, Sichuan, autonomous regions of Guangxi, and Tibet as well as.

He Ligui, Director General, Department of Culture and Tourism of Yunnan Province said that Yunnan, with the most nationalities in the country, has 26 nationalities as a whole. These 26 minorities form one-third of the total population of the province.

Besides, the province is home to around 30 million Han Chinese. The Han constitute the majority of the people in China. Yunnan's ethnic diversity: short story.

Yunnan is one of the most ethnically diverse provinces in Asia. Yunnan has numerous famous mountains, lakes and rivers, and cultural relics, and tourism has flourished in the province since the late s. The historical old town section of Lijiang city, which embraces a mixture of several cultural traditions, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in The watersheds of the three major rivers of western Yunnan were collectively named a World.

Yunnan is the top tourist province in China, receiving over million domestic and overseas tourists inabout 10 percent of the national total. It boasts rich tourism resources, including unparalleled natural scenery, ethnic culture and world heritage sites such as Lijiang.

Yunnan, a popular tourism destination Yunnan province in Southwest China, known as South of the Colored Clouds, has been a popular destination for tourists from China and abroad. It has delightful weather, magnificent natural scenery, numerous historical sites and colorful folk customs, attracting many visitors.

Despite its graceful landscapes, diverse flora and fauna, and rich and unique ethnic culture, Weixi has remained largely unknown to tourists. However, China's tourism development is entering a new stage, when people want more relaxing holidays and deeper interactions with local cultures beyond mere sightseeing following a tight schedule on an.

Yunnan has the highest number of ethnic groups among all provinces in China, hosting 25 of the 56 nationally recognized ethnic minorities, 28% of the province’s population belongs to one of these minorities.

The most common are the Yi, Bai, Naxi, Mosuo, Hani, Dai, and Tibetan. The year-old ethnic Naxi has spent the past three weeks traveling throughout the Dali Bai and Dechen Tibet autonomous prefectures in Southwest China's Yunnan province.

He has been on the road seeking cooperation with travel agencies and tourist attractions to introduce his hometown and guesthouses to potential customers. Yunnan, located in southwestern China, harbors more t higher plants, which represents the highest plant diversity in the country. However, p.

Yunnan Province, with 24 recognized minority minzu (nationalities or ethnic groups) forming one-third of its population, has actively pursued ethnic tourism development.

The neighboring provinces Sichuan, Guizhou, Guanyxi, and Hainan, an island off the Vietnam - southern China coast, also have tourism plans that incorporate indigenous ethnic. Yunnan is a major tourist attraction site in China. It is the whole province in the southern part of China’s territory.

Its administrative and political headquarters are in its provincial capital city of Kunming. Yunnan offers diverse natural beautiful scenery, lovely Chinese cuisine, and its highly regarded heritage sites.

Tourism. Festivals and exhibitions. Tea culture. Entertainment. Sports. Jade jewelry. Folk arts and crafts.

Specials. Yunnan Culinary Delights Yunnan, China’s southwest province with the greatest diversity of Chinese ethnic groups is a tourism destination well-known both for its enchanting landscapes and mouthwatering delicacies. Yunnan Province China – An Astounding Culturally Diverse Experience April 1, by Alexander Dance Leave a Comment The Yunnan Province of China has become one of the most sought after travel destinations for those seeking to witness a truly unique cultural experience.

If you have time to visit only one province in China, then it should be Yunnan. Yunnan gathers 25 ethnic minority groups living harmoniously together in its vast land.

The unique song and dance, culture and folklore, etc. of each distinct group make Yunnan Province the most colorful and majestic region in entire China, providing an.

"The Yunnan government has a very clear development strategy," explains Jin Cheng, Director-General of the province's International Regional Cooperation Office. "We want to make full use of our region's cultural and ethnic diversity to develop tourism and we want to make Yunnan into China's gateway to South Asia and South-East Asia," he says.

Yunnan Great Rivers Project. The Yunnan Great Rivers Project is a far-reaching collaboration between the Chinese government and The Nature Conservancy to create an integrated conservation and economic-development project in the northwest corner of Yunnan Province.Tourism Helps Boost Yunnan Economy As one of the five pillar industries in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, the tourism sector earned billion yuan (US$ billion) last year, accounting.Yunnan Province is also one of the most diverse regions in China in terms of both biological and cultural diversity.

Yunnan possesses a very rich diversity of eco-regions including major watershed systems (Yangzi, Mekong, Salween, Red River, Pearl River) and mountain ranges (East Himalaya, Hengduan, Ailao). There are 26 ethnic minority.