On Wednesday 16th of January, Norwegian and Danish key players in the travel industry arrived in Guangzhou, as part of their Asia tour, directed by the Sandinavian Tourist Board. The following day, a workshop was conducted in Hilton Hotel, providing an ideal occasion for matchmaking between South-Chinese travel agents, wishing to attain a more profound knowledge of what the North has to offer, and representatives from Scandinavian hotels, travel organizations and famous attractions, desiring to strengthen their presence in the vast market that is China.
For certain firms, the visit was their first to Guangdong, let alone China, and according to one of the participants, Guangzhou exceeded expectations.
- We have quite a lot of visitors here, and I really like this city as well.
STBs workshop had already showcased the Norwegian and Danish destinations in both Beijing and Shanghai before arriving in Guangzhou, after which followed visits to Taipei and - in turn – Jakarta and Bangkok.