Deputy Director of Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development, Yu Depin arrived in Athens to attend Beijing tourism event on November 21 with the aim to boost influxes from Greece to Beijing showcasing Chinese culture to Greeks and Beijing’s beauty.
Fotis Provatas, Athens City Council President, also spoke during the event. Officials from the Chinese embassy in Greece, Greek government officials and local tourism companies also attended the tourism event in order to attain a productive discussion on tourism industry development, policy issues and culture.
The Chinese capital for several dynasties is a city full of history but also one of the world’s most modern cities. The Beijing tourism organization wishes to present high quality tourist packages and show that Beijing is a safe, open and hospitable city. At the event the organizers stressed that as part of the organization’s new tourist program, entitled “Four seasons sport tour” tourists will have the chance to attend sports events and cultural festivals, as well as discover the city’s beauty and health sectors.
The organizers also stated that tourists will be able to merge visits to Beijing’s attractions with special care through traditional Chinese medicine. The Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development used attractive postcards to present various tourist packages to local tourist agencies, and provided a unique opportunity for direct contact with Chinese tour operators, so that they may promote Beijing’s high-level tourism market in southern Europe.