Scheduled in MGM COTAI, Macao on October 13-15, GTEF 2019 will present
the theme of tourism and leisure, wellness and sports. This edition will gather an elite line-up of ministers of sports,
culture and tourism, top international corporate leaders and experts to discuss policies and trends,
and share valuable insights on how the growing interest in pursuing healthy lifestyle and consumers’ demand for sports,
leisure and wellness offerings in the 21st century will unlock untapped possibilities of
innovation and collaboration between destinations,
service providers and investors. In addition to Featured China Province Jiangsu, GTEF 2019 also welcomes two prominent
Latin America economies in Argentina and Brazil as Partner Countries.
Through GTEF’s multiple-purpose platform, tourism stakeholders worldwide can seize immense opportunities from the
exponential growth of tourism and leisure, wellness and sports,
and capitalize on the intriguing interplay potential of China-Latin America tourism market.
Mr. Jason Wang, Chief Operating Officer of GTEF, introduced events and highlights of GTEF 2019 during the fair.
Comprising an exciting programme of keynote and panel sessions, bilateral meetings, business matching, exhibitions,
workshops and cultural activities, he called on potential partners within and beyond tourism industry for best utilizing
GTEF’s multi-purpose platform to catch the chance of cross-sector collaboration possibilities. GTEF booth presented an
engaging experience with interactive games for enhancing visitors’ awareness on the Forum. Representatives of sports,
leisure and wellness enterprises were also familiarized for using GTEF’s business matching and exhibition functions to
explore immense cooperation and promotion opportunities facilitating their “Go Global” plan. Besides, meetings between
major public and private tourism entities and GTERC were held during the fair for deepening mutual understanding,
exchanging views and explore collaboration possibilities.