Tourism Industries Expo to Open in Tianjin in Sep.
China Daily, July 5, 2012
China Tourism Industries Exposition will be held in Tianjin during Sept 20-22 in 2012. The expo will fully demonstrate the latest achievements in the manufacturing of tourism equipment, and distinctive tourism products.
According to She Qingwen, head of Tianjin Tourism Bureau, the 2012 CTIE will highlight the concept of smart tourism. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with 3D technology through Internet and mobile communication devices which will be used to interpret "smart tourism", providing them with a rich visual tour via touch-screens.
In addition, a conference of 16 port cities in Bohai Rim will take place in order to discuss cooperative plans to open up cruise lines and recreation vehicle (RV) lines for tourism travel within the region.
The exhibition area is divided into 7 parts, mainly displaying RV camp and outdoor equipment, aviation and yacht show, smart tourism innovations, and fashion tourism products.
The CTIE has been held successfully in Tianjin for three years since 2009, and this year's event is themed around "A festival of tourism industries, a platform for win-win cooperation".
A total of 3,000 booths will be set up in the exhibition area which occupies 50,000 square meters, and over 500 enterprises from home and abroad have shown their willingness to participate in the exposition in Sept.
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