The 29th edition of the fair will take place virtually from this Thursday, August 5, to October with exhibitors from 55 nations, including Italy, Nepal, the Philippines, Portugal, Fiji and Spain.
Cuban Consul to Guangzhou Denisse Ramos told Prensa Latina that the Caribbean nation’s section includes images of the main tourist attractions such as sites of high cultural, historical and landscape value.
China’s Guangzhou International Travel Fair is known as the window of the tourist industry in the region. This time, the fair takes place only online, due to the new Covid-19 outbreak China is facing.
Participants will present their products in digital exhibition halls, they could interact in real time, hold commercial negotiations and access information, thanks to the high-tech tools that support the event.
In November 2019, Cuba signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese agency CTRIP, the world’s second largest online travel company, in order to position the main tourist destinations on that platform, in addition to negotiating with Alipay digital payment services.
The Havanatur travel agency plans to open its first representative office in Shanghai with an offer that will integrate products, packages and all kinds of activities Cuba has to attract tourism from China.