On July 2, Nantong City opened its tourism promotion center in Japan, jointly established by the Jiangsu Department of Culture and Tourism and the Nantong Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism.
Gong Liang, deputy director of the Jiangsu Department of Culture and Tourism, said the center is expected to get innovative in introducing Nantong’s tourism resources and establish friendly relationship with the Japanese tourism industry. As the COVID-19 pandemic in the world has hit hard the tourism industry, the center will help boost the recovery of international tour to Jiangsu. Gong also said Jiangsu enjoys a good reputation as a tourism destination in Japan for the unique watertown charms and rich history and culture.
Nantong also enjoys a long history of cultural exchange and trade with Japan, which is the largest source of foreign tourists, second largest foreign investment source, and fourth largest trade partner of the city. Today. Nantong has become the first choice for Japanese enterprises to invest in China and an ideal destination for Japanese tourists.