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Tourism Officials get treated to natural beauty of Chongqing, China at UN in NYC

Author: Tatiana Rokou / Date: Mon, 09/03/2018 - 11:16
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VIPS in attendance included officials and executives from the UN, the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York, the Sino-American Friendship Association and directors and tourism professionals.

NEW YORK - Over 150 mainly tourism officials got a treat at UN Headquarters on Thursday, August 30, 2018, with a close-up view of the natural beauty of Chongqing, China without leaving New York City.

Chongqing, located in the southern west region of China and known for its natural beauty and rich culture, gave invited guests a taste of that exquisiteness with a photo exhibit and presentation by officials from the Municipal People's Government of Chongqing, China, under the theme "A Tour in Chongqing, A Gain in Vision."

VIPS in attendance included officials and executives from the UN, the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York, the Sino-American Friendship Association and directors and tourism professionals.

Zhang Ming, the Minister of Publicity Department of Chongqing, in his presentation, noted that the event was a perfect opportunity to exchange tourism development experiences with one of the world's best cities - New York City - and to learn from its best practices.

Meanwhile, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New York City's Mayor Bill de Blasio and Congressman Joseph Crowley, all sent letters of congratulation.

The Chongqing delegation also launched the city's official digital publicity platform, iChongqing, at the UN Headquarters, and invited all to attend "Visit Yangtze Again," a themed travel event set for November.

A Signing Ceremony with partnership agreements between the Chongqing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development, the Chongqing Daily News Group and the Sino-American Friendship Association, and a partnership between Chongqing Broadcasting Group and Cimagine Media Group, LLC. was also held at the event. These partnerships will support corporation in tourism.

After the signing ceremonies, guests enjoyed traditional performances from the National Intangible Cultural Heritage by Chongqing Banan District.

Chongqing, located by the upstream area of the Yangtze River with a population around 30 million people, is the youngest and largest municipality in China. As the commerce and transportation center in western China, Chongqing has become the number one on WTTC's most updated "10 Fastest Developing Tourism Cities In The World" list.

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Tatiana Rokou

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Tatiana is the news co-ordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes to monitor the hundrends of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skim the most important according to our strategy. She holds a Bachelor degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.