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Silk Road makes a comeback: Even freight trains are promoting the Silk Road

The Silk Road tourism project represents an astonishing international comeback for this historic route. More or less as the “new Silk Road“, this network of historic trading routes with its many different branches is not only helping to boost tourism but is also having an impact on business and science in the region, as well as encouraging political cooperation and easing visa restrictions. This is one of the important outcomes of the 9th Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting at the ITB Berlin Convention.

Silk Road: A highway for the whole world

The historic Silk Road “has made enormous progress in recent years”. These were the words of the Secretary-General of UNWTO, Zurab Pololikashvili, speaking during the project’s 8th Ministers’ Meeting at the ITB Berlin Convention.

Cambodia: supporting the local economy through tourism

Cambodia

Cambodia is one of the world’s poorest countries. In Seam Reap, Artisans Angkor has been set up as a public-private partnership with the aim of supporting the local economy through tourism. Every year, Seam Reap is where two million people begin their visit to the spectacular temple complex of Angkor Wat.