Sep 10, 2015 Uncategorized Comments Off on The pavilions (China Daily)
The China (Guangdong) International Tourism Industry Expo, which runs from Thursday to Sunday, features seven pavilions at the China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.
The pavilion displays China’s high-speed rail network and highlights major tourism destinations along the railways. Self-service tourism products that cover scenic areas, restaurants and travel agencies will be launched. Attending travel agencies will also offer their products to the public at discount prices.
The Guangdong Tourism Bureau and the Guangdong Bureau of Traditional Chinese Medicine will have a booth that feature traditional Chinese health methods and strives to industrialize related tourism products.
Other activities, including seminars, ceremonies celebrating the signing of contracts and the launch of new tourism routes will also be held to promote the integrated development of traditional Chinese medicine and tourism.
Tourism Hypermarket Pavilion
As the most popular pavilion in previous expos, the Tourism Hypermarket Pavilion will offer discounted tourism products provided by more than 10 leading travel agencies, including Guangdong China Travel Service Co, the Guangdong branch of China Youth Travel Service, Nanhu International Travel Service Co and tuniu.com.
Other events include a beer festival, a qipao show and performance by the Yao ethnic people.
International, HK, Macao and Taiwan Pavilion
The pavilion boasts booths that feature the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, tourism cooperation with South Pacific island countries and well-known hotels.
Exhibitors from more than 50 countries and regions, including Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Turkey, will attend events at the pavilion.
Hotel Supplies Pavilion
This pavilion features products in 11 categories, including hotel lighting, kitchen equipment, furniture and cleaning equipment. More than 30,000 buyers are expected to attend exhibitions at the pavilion.
More than 4,000 manufacturers of hotel supplies, including the ITW Group from the United States, a Global Fortune 500 company, will attend the exhibitions.
The Chinese Kitchen Utensils Chamber of Commerce and the Zhongshan Hotel Supplies Association will set up record-size booths at the pavilion.
To promote more public toilets, an initiative launched by the China National Tourism Administration in January, the expo also has an exhibition for bathroom products. Chinese and foreign products, including Vonga from South Korea and Luzbao from Zhongshan, will be displayed at the pavilion.
Time-Honored Brands Pavilion
The pavilion is a first for this year’s expo. The products displayed at the pavilion include Huangshanghuang sausages, Wong Lo Kat herbal tea, Beeden honey, Tiger Head flashlights and Eagle Coin canned foods.
Visitors can enjoy the delicacies and attend seminars on the innovative development of time-honored brands.
Tourism Traffic Pavilion
The pavilion is composed of three exhibition halls that feature air, sea and land travel. Tourism vehicles displayed at the pavilion include airliners, caravans, high-speed railways, cruise liners, yachts, gliders, sailboats and motorboats.
Sixteen airlines, including China Southern Airlines, Air France, Delta Airlines and Korean Air will attend the event.
Caravan and cruise ship companies that are expected to attend include RV International Vehicles Trade & Marketing Co, Maxus, Royal Caribbean International and Princess Cruises.
Visitors can also watch the operation of unmanned aircraft manufactured by DJ-Innovations Technology Co, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial drones, at the pavilion.
A range of events, including food exhibitions and cooking contests, will be held at the pavilion.
Nine renowned chefs from the Chinese mainland and overseas, including Xu Juyun, a master chef of Hunan cuisine; Gao Bingyi, a master of Shandong cuisine; and Dai Long, the Hong Kong “god of cookery” will attend the China Summit of Gastronomy.
(China Daily 09/10/2015 page9)