Int'l travel expo unveiled in Macao for tourism business opportunities-Xinhua

Int'l travel expo unveiled in Macao for tourism business opportunities

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2024-04-26 23:45:45

MACAO, April 26 (Xinhua) -- The 12th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (MITE) kicked off Friday at the Cotai Expo in Macao on the largest scale since its first edition.

The tourism office of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) government noted that this year's MITE expanded from two exhibition halls in the previous session to three, totaling 30,000 square meters, with 1,353 booths set up. It has attracted 668 exhibitors and units from 54 countries and regions.

Lei Wai Nong, secretary for economy and finance of the Macao SAR government, remarked in his speech that this edition of the expo expanded its exhibition area to accommodate seven major highlights, which will attract more exhibitors and buyers from both domestic and international markets to exchange and explore business opportunities.

China's Vice Minister of Culture and Tourism Zhang Zheng noted in his speech that since its inauguration, MITE has steadily developed into a tourism platform that connects Macao, the mainland, and international markets.

Over 40 product and destination presentations, forums, and other activities will be held during the expo, and the daily opening hours have also been extended by one hour compared to last year.

Organized by the tourism office of the Macao SAR government and coordinated by the Macao Travel Agency Association, the expo will last till Sunday.