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Published: 16:19, September 21, 2023 | Updated: 14:45, September 22, 2023
Future of tourism
By Wang Zhan
Published:16:19, September 21, 2023 Updated:14:45, September 22, 2023 By Wang Zhan

Chief Executive of Macao Special Administrative Region Ho Iat Seng (front row, seventh from right), Vice-Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Ho Hau-wah (front, seventh from left), and other officials pose for a group photo at the opening ceremony of the 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum at the Galaxy International Convention Center in Macao on Sept 21, 2023 (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)

The 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum officially opened on Thursday in China's Macao Special Administrative Region.

Themed "Destination 2030: Unlocking the Power of Tourism for Business and Development", the forum aims to explore innovative solutions that will shape the future of the tourism industry.

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The event brings together policymakers, business leaders, and industry experts from across the world to share their thoughts and insights on promoting global tourism development and collaboration.

China Daily's Edmond Tang took the photos on Thursday.

Vice-Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Ho Hau-wah, who is also chairman of Global Tourism Economy Forum, speaks at the 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum at the Galaxy International Convention Center in Macao on Sept 21, 2023 (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)

Secretary-General of World Tourism Organization Zura Pololikashvili speaks at the 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum at the Galaxy International Convention Center in Macao on Sept 21, 2023 (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)

Vice-Mayor of Shanghai municipality Liu Duo speaks at the 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum at the Galaxy International Convention Center in Macao on Sept 21, 2023 (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)

Vice-Chairman and Secretary-General of Global Tourism Economy Forum Pansy Ho Chiu-king speaks at the 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum at the Galaxy International Convention Center in Macao on Sept 21, 2023 (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)

Former vice-minister of Ministry of Foreign Trade & Economic Cooperation of China Long Yongtu, who is also honorary chairman of Global Tourism Economy Forum and former Secretary-General of Boao Forum for Asia, speaks at the 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum at the Galaxy International Convention Center in Macao on Sept 21, 2023 (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)

President and Chief Executive Officer of World Travel and Tourism Council and Honorary Chairman of Global Tourism Economy Forum Julia Simpson speaks at the 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum at the Galaxy International Convention Center in Macao on Sept 21, 2023 (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)

Officials are seen at the cake-cutting ceremony for the celebration of the 10th Global Tourism Economic Forum at the Wynn Palace in Macao on Sept 21, 2023. (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)

Lei Wai Nong, secretary for Economy and Finance of the Macao Special Administrative Region and executive chairman of Global Tourism Economy Forum, speaks at the luncheon of the 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macao on Sept 21, 2023 (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)

Zhang Xu, chairman of World Tourism Alliance and honorary chairman of Global Tourism Economy Forum, speaks during the luncheon of the 10th Global Tourism Economy Forum at the Wynn Palace in Macao on Sept 21, 2023. (EDMOND TANG / CHINA DAILY)









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