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Visiting Scholar Bin Wang presents on Planning for Tourism
Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 2:00pm to Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 3:30pm

PSU-China Innovations in Urbanization program is proud to host a presentation and discussion led by Visiting Scholar Bin Wang on planning for tourism. 

When: Thursday, Feb 16 from 2-3:30
Where: Urban Center room 220


Bin will provide an introduction to planning for tourism in China, including the characteristics of "tourist cities", problems faced in planning for tourism, and formulas for spatial development.  Bin will also compare Chinese cites with tourist cities he visited recently in Mexico.

Bin's presentation will be followed by informal discussion and mini presentations by PSU professors and students, describing one city they visited as a tourist and explain why they believe it is successful in attracting tourists.

As a group, we will discuss key elements of  planning for tourism, including the following questions:

  • What is important to a tourist city and its urban planning?
  • How to guide the spacial structure to a tourist city?
  • How to deal with the relation between the tourists and local citizens?

Please contact Collin Roughton with any questions: collinroughton@gmail.com.

Sponsored by the PSU-China Innovations in Urbanization program.