History

Short Introduction to the Silk Road Programme

The concept of a Silk Road tourism project was first raised at UNWTO's General Assembly in Indonesia in 1993. Encouraged by renewed interest in the Silk Road - for cultural exchange, trade and tourism - UNWTO decided to revive the ancient routes as a tourism concept, uniting three continents once more in a project encompassing over 12.000 km...Read more

Addtional Information:

Summary of Silk Road activities 1993-2011: here