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Domestic Tourism Trade Fair 2009 Successfully Concluded
2009-04-22 16:56:05

Co-organized by China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) and Liaoning Provincial Government, and jointly sponsore...

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Co-organized by China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) and Liaoning Provincial Government, and jointly sponsored by Liaoning Tourism Bureau, Dalian Municipal Government, the Domestic Tourism Trade Fair 2009 was successfully concluded on the afternoon of April 19, thanks to the concerted efforts of all participation units from various provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government, and Hongkong and Macau special administrative regions as well as all the tourism enterprises. The organizing committee then held the Summary Conference & Flag Handover Ceremony at Dalian world Expo Center. The conference was chaired by the Xue Yaping, deputy director of CNTA Department of Tourism Promotion and International Liaison. Those who were present include CNTA vice-chairman Zhu Shanzhong, vice-mayor of Chongqing municipality Tan Qiwei, vice-chairman of Liaoning Tourism Bureau Ying Zhongyuan, vice-chairman of ChongQing Tourism Bureau Su Yimin, Dalian, standing committee member of the CPC Dalian Municipal Committee and vice-mayor Dai Yulin, and chairman of Dalian Tourism Bureau Yijun.

 

Domestic Tourism Trade Fair 2009 has achived remarkable results. According to incomplete statistics, in the fair, 12,700 agreements were entered into, with tourism groups of 1.91 million person times; 25,300 letters of intent were signed, with potential tourism groups of 2.52 million person times; a total of 48,000 professionals and 50,000 citizens were attracted to the fair, and overall 36.8 million copies of promotional materials were distributed by all participation units.

 

To commend the brilliant performance of the sponsors, the organizing committee conferred the “Special Awards for Services” on the Liaoning Tourism Bureau and Dalian Municipal Government. The organizing committee also created other 12 prizes for those elected outstanding participation units, i.e., “Best Organizer” for 24 units, “Best Innovation Award” for 3 units, “Excellent Innovation Award” for 6 units, “Best Achievement Award” for 3 units, “Excellent Achievement Award” for 6 units, “Best Performance Award” for 2 units, “Excellent Performance Award” for 4 units, “Best Operation Award” for 5 units, “excellent Operation Award” for 7 units, “Best Advertisement Award” for 1 unit, and “ Excellent Advertisement Award” for 1 unit.

 

In the Flag Handover Ceremony, CNTA vice-chairman Zhu Shanzhong took over the flag from Dai Yulin, vice-mayor of Dalian and standing committee member of the CPC Dalian Municipal Committee, and then passed it to vice-mayor of Chongqing Tan Qiwei. Tan said Domestic Tourism Trade Fair 2010 will be held in Chongqing from April 23-25, 2010, and he was conviced Chongqing would learn from the valuable experience of former host provinces and cities, and take advantage of the support from CNTA and tourism bureaus at provincial and district level, to make the fair “a grand event characterized with larger industry, broader market, and better development; an effective platform for tourism exchange and cooperation; and an intriguing arena freaturing innovation, creation and harmony”.

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