Over the next two weeks I will be in China for the “The Asia Tourism and Attraction Summit” at the Mandarin Oriental, Macau; the second conference “The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo” is at the Venetian, Macau.
IAAPA Asia Attractions Expo
“Asian Attractions Expo is the one-stop event in Asia for the leisure and attractions industry. Visitors to the show have the opportunity to:
- meet with thousands of industry operators and suppliers
- visit more than 150 product and services exhibits
- learn industry best practices from experts in the region
- discuss the latest trends in our business with colleagues.
Asian Attractions Expo 2008 will be held in Macau S.A.R. on 16-18 July 2008. Macau is an exciting and beautiful island at the mouth of China’s Pearl River that boasts world-class entertainment, attractions, shopping and dining.”
Asia Tourism and Attraction Summit
“ Recent years have seen vast amounts of development in locally developed locations, world class attractions and international events that will bring more travellers to the East. In addition to this, Asian attraction growth is five times faster than that of Europe or America according to ERA with more theme parks that exceed half a million visitors per year than the USA. To anybody involved in location based entertainment, right now, there is no other place to focus your energy than Asia!
Over the last 4 years, the China Tourism and Attractions Summit (CTAS) held in Shanghai has brought developers, designers, attraction owners and operators as well as government officials together to discuss and share experiences of the vast opportunities that exist In Greater China. This year, the event moves to Macau to incorporate more and best practices and opportunities to make Asia a truly world class leisure destination.”