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SL Consulate General in Guangzhou at tourism expo

26 September, 2021

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou with the Guangdong Scenery International Travel Agency in China (Guangdong) participated in the International Tourism Industry Exposition (CITIE) in Guangzhou recently. It was organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangdong Province.

The Consulate designed the Sri Lanka stall embossed with beautiful pictures of prominent tourist attractions, archeological and cultural sites. Several handicrafts of Sri Lanka were also displayed in the stall enticing a large number of visitors to the booth, who obtained information on the Covid-19 pandemic in the country and travel guidance.

Consulate Generals of over 31 countries in Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia Pacific and Middle East and regions in China participated in the exposition. The fair also included delegations from 21 cities of 10 Provinces in China. Local travel agencies, hotels, scenic spots and cultural tourism enterprises were also a part of the fair. Around 100,000 visitors attended the exposition. The CITIE had been held annually since 2005 and had developed into one of the largest professional fairs in China with the highest level of internationalisation. It is a specialised platform for sharing information, purchasing products and business development for tourism related exhibitors and buyers.