Li Hong  Special Guest

Li Hong is the director of Hangzhou Tourism Commission. Over the years he has provided pragmatic guidance, through valuable comments and suggestions, for the development of the city's tourism industry.

Under his watch the city has been applauded as “International Garden City,” “China’s Happiest City” and “China’s Best Tourist City” among many other remarkable achievements. The New York Times picked Hangzhou as one of the most travel-worthy cities worldwide earlier this year.

 


 



Video of Speakers and Guests


SESSION 1: TRAVEL & WRITING

Ye Xin (host)

writer

Yuan Min

writer & editor

Sudeep Sen

poet

Yang Xinyuan

writer & journalist

Alma Brami

novelist

Rong Rong

poet

Linda Neil

writer & producer


SESSION 2: TRAVEL & HOMETOWN

Zhang Ciyun (host)

editor-in-chief of
Shanghai Daily

Li Hong (guest)

director of Hangzhou Tourism Commission

Mo Xiaomi

writer

Colm Breathnach

poet & novelist

Philippe Rahmy

poet & novelist

Amal Chatterjee

novelist

Wu Di

professor of literature