Great Bay Tourism Federation approves actions for 2018

23 April 2018

Tourism promotions for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Great Bay, filming travel report programme in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau, the creation of joint stands at major tourism fairs and the creation of multi-destination tourism products are some of the main actions for 2018 of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Great Bay Metropolitan Region Tourist Federation.

The federation, whose first general meeting took place on Friday in Guangzhou, aims to develop the characteristics and advantages of the various parties, deepen exchanges and expand cooperation, improve cooperation and tourism integration mechanisms, create an area with a high quality of life, which offers good conditions for living and travelling, building world-class tourist destinations together.

Tourism development in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Great Bay will also be promoted through high-level exchange and cooperation platforms, the Macau Government Tourist Office (DST) said in a statement.

The Guangzhou Tourism Administration, the first entity to hold the rotating presidency of the federation, presented a number of documents to be discussed at the meeting, with members reaching consensus on some of the actions, such as promoting tourism, creating and publishing promotional materials, tourism markets and the potential of policies.

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Great Bay Metropolitan Region Tourist Federation was established in December 2017 by an initiative of the Guangdong Tourism Administration, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Tourism Commission and the DST, and is composed of the tourism authorities of nine cities of the Guangdong Province Great Bay – Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing, together with the tourism authorities of the two Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau. (macauhub)