QIAN JIANNONG

Global Partner Fosun International、 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Fosun Tourism Group
Qian Jiannong is the Global Partner of Fosun International, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fosun Tourism Group. He has led the team in accomplishing a series of investments such as Club Med in France, Atlantis Sanya and China International Travel Service in Mainland China, Vigor Kobo in Taiwan, Secret Recipe in Malaysia, Osborne in Spain and Thomas Cook in the UK. Mr. Qian is also touted as the first practitioner to achieve Fosun’s philosophy of “Combining China’s Growth Momentum with Global Resources”. Fosun Tourism Group was successfully listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited in December 2018. Mr. Qian has gained more than 20 years of experience in tourism and retail industries. He was Chief Executive Officer of China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. and has led the company’s successful IPO listing in New York Stock Exchange in 2007.
Speaker’s sessions
Mon, Oct 14, 03:45PM - 05:15PM

PANEL SESSION I: FACE TO FACE – MINISTERS AND PRIVATE SECTOR CEOS: HOW TOURISM AND LEISURE LEAD TO A BEAUTIFUL LIFE (in cooperation with UNWTO)

SI: Cantonese, English, Putonghua, Portuguese, Spanish

Global tourism drives international cooperation as well as innovation and development in complementary sectors; as a result, it also acts as a transformative force, creating positive ripple effects that empower communities and improve livelihoods. In essence, tourism is a key element in the realization of a beautiful life for people – enhancing a quality of life that encompasses comfort, security, and happiness.

At this high-level session, leaders from the private and public sectors will discuss how tourism and leisure lead to a beautiful life, enhancing the lives of both the traveler and the local host community. What are the policies, strategies, and products that are optimizing tourism’s transformative force? How are destinations and companies offering experiences that contribute to a beautiful life? What impact will technology and innovation have? How does culture play a role? And as more people cross international borders every day, how can tourism and leisure continue to fulfill their potential?