China – ASEAN Expo Guilin (27-29 Oct 16), Nanning (23-26 Sep 16) _中国东盟博览会


I. Background

Sponsored by the China National Tourism Administration and the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition (hereafter referred to as Tourism Exhibition) is annually held in Guilin at the end of May. Themed as the Tourism Cooperation and Development for the 21st Century “Maritime Silk Road”, the Tourism Exhibition is committed to strengthen China-ASEAN tourism exchanges and cooperation, serving to the construction of the 21st Century “Maritime Silk Road” and promoting people-to-people exchange. It, included in the 3-year Tourism Promotion Plan proposed by China National Tourism Administration to implement the initiative of building the “Silk Road Economic Belt” and the 21st Century “Maritime Silk Road”, is the strategic concept for the implementation of the co-construction of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road as well as the critical practice and concrete measure for “the Vision and Measure for Promoting the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road”.

The first China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition held on 29-31 May, 2015 was participated by 50 countries and regions and attracted more than 60 foreign ambassadors and tourism officials from 10 ASEAN countries as well as 11 ministerial officials from both China and foreign countries. There are 150,000 visitors joining the event, 6000 of whom are professional visitors. Around 300 overseas buyers and 650 domestic buyers participated in it and over 3600 trade fairs were held during the exhibition. Besides, 16 countries along the Maritime Silk Road and countries from Europe and America as well as Japan, Korea joined this event. All made it possible that the exhibition was successfully concluded as being high-end, high-level and high-quality. The exhibition has played a powerful role in promoting the construction of China-ASEAN Free Trade Area, built a new platform for China-ASEAN tourism cooperation, enhanced the economic and trade relationship between China and ASEAN members, served for the national “Road and Belt” initiative and promoted the joint development and cooperation in global tourism industry.

Ⅱ. Time, Venue & Size

Time: 23rd-26th Sep, 2016
Venue: Nanning International Conference & Exhibition Center, Guangxi, China
Size: 23,000 Square Meters

Time: 20th-22nd Oct, 2016
Venue: Guilin International Conference & Exhibition Center, Guangxi, China
Size: 23,000 Square Meters

Ⅲ. Sponsors & Organizers

Sponsors: China National Tourism Administration
People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Organizers: Guangxi Tourism Administration
CAEXPO Secretariat
Guilin Municipal People’s Government
Co-organizers: Guilin Convention & Exhibition Bureau
Guilin Municipal Tourism Development Commission
Supporter: ASEAN-China Centre

Ⅳ. Exhibits Categories

Tourism Images
National/ regional tourism department and institution, art and cultural heritage center, convention and exhibition center, airport and airport service corporation, special train and luxury train operating company, ferry service company, credit cards and equipment supplier, reservation system, technical support and equipment supplier, media, tourism association, tourism transport, entertainment facilities.

Tourism Commodities
Souvenirs, food and other tourism items.
Tourism Consumption
Airlines, tourism destinations, travel agencies, hotels, restaurants with special features, bars, car rental companies, cultural centers, museums, golf courses, resorts, scenic spots, etc.
Tourism Technologies (electronic information technology for intelligent tourism)
Concept and facilities of Intelligent Tourism City, achievements of intelligent tourism demonstration city and simulative scenes, intelligent tourism solution and IT supplier, electronic product for tourism, intelligent tourism demonstration, tourism e-information equipment (new technology integrated with tourism and cloud computing, internet and mobile communications), etc.

Ⅴ. Preliminary Activities

Opening Ceremony
The VIP Tour in the Exhibition Hall
Activities of the Guest Country of Honor
Senior Official Meeting for China-ASEAN Tourism Departments
Tourism Promotion and Exchange Seminar
Business Talks
The Visiting of Tourism Resources for Professional Buyers

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