Asian Tourism Property & Attraction Summit 2010 is Coming Back to Shanghai During World Expo

Aug 16, 2010, 09:00 ET from Global Leaders Institute

SHANGHAI, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Following the overwhelming success of The 2nd Tourism Property & Attraction Asia 2009, Global Leaders Institute ( ) is proud to announce that this great conference will return on 16 Sep - 17 Sep, 2010 at the Shanghai Marriott Hongqiao Hotel, Shanghai, China.

Local governments in the Asia Pacific region, China, Singapore, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Australia, India, etc., are all seeking global investment for local attractions to promote the local tourism property industry and attraction industry. Many world-class, super mega projects are under planning or under construction.

Being an emerging market, the Chinese tourism industry has grown rapidly in recent years and is expected by UNWTO to be the largest tourism destination country by 2020. In November 25, 2009, the State Council of PRC defined tourism as a strategic pillar industry for the national economy among 'Suggestions about Accelerating the Development of Tourism Industry.' This makes the tourism property industry flourish to meet the demands of tourists, including accommodation, travel, shopping and entertainment, etc.

After the successful development of "Nanhai Legend" of Hainan, "Boao National Tourism Leisure Resort" of Sanya, a lot of tourism property projects are under planning, construction, and promotion, and have got great market effect. Under this situation, the tourism Property concept and style has become active. Recently, being promoted by the tourism economy and property capitals, tourism property development has entered into one flourishing era. With the continuous development of property hotels, timeshare properties, serviced apartments, and leisure villas, etc., many world-class theme parks, luxury resorts and eco-Islands, etc. are under planning and construction.

    Confirmed World-Class Speakers & VIP Guests are as follows:
    -- Zhang Jianzhong, Director of Policy & Regulation, National Tourism
    -- Dr THONG Khoh, Minister of Tourism, Ministry of Cambodian Tourism
    -- Li Luming, Deputy Director, Economic Development Bureau,
       Administrative Committee of Binhai Tourism Area, Tianjin, China
    -- Shen Yongpin, Director General, Chongming Tourism Trade Association
    -- Fei Zhenxuan, President of Tourism Attraction Branch Association,
       Shanghai Municipal Tourism Trade Association
    -- Shen Fei, Secretary General, Greater China, National Real Estate
    -- Peter Wong, Vice President - Asia/ Business Development, Universal
       Parks & Resorts
    -- Steve Shears, Site Search and Acquisitions Director, Merlin
       Entertainments Group
    -- Mike Bartok, Executive Vice President, Recreation For Paramount
       Licencing Group
    -- Jim Pattison, President, Ripley Entertainment
    -- Aaron Soo, CEO, Sunway Lagoon
    -- Adron Leow, Business Development Director, Sunway Lagoon
    -- Mike Barclay, CEO, Sentosa Development Corporation
    -- Dr. Wadad AlSuwayeh, CEO, OQYANA Limited
    -- Jiao Qing, President, Zhongkun Investment Group
    -- Jiang Hong, General Manager, Group Investment, China National Travel
       Service(HK) Group
    -- Bo Baohua, Deputy General Manager, China National Travel Service(HK)
    -- Qiu Zhonghong, General Manager, Shanghai Dongtan Wetland Park
    -- Zhou Xinxin, GM Assistant, Manager of Business Division, and Managing
       Director of Guoao National Stadium Management Company, Guoao Investment
    -- Gai Qidong, President, Pengda Group
    -- Steven Jong, CEO, Greater China International Group
    -- Zeng XiaoCheng, CEO,
    -- Olivier Horps, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Club Med
    -- Don Li, Vice President of Development, Asia Pacific, Wyndham Hotel
    -- David Kwan, Vice President, Development (China), Langham Hotel
    -- Max Ng, Vice President Development, China, Moenpick Hotels & Resorts
       Management FZ-LLC
    -- Alfonso Romero, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific, Sol Melia Group
    -- Michael Sengol, CEO, Meritus Hotels & Resorts
    -- John Dick, Vice President - International, Eaton Hotels
    -- Rachel Wang, Representative of China, Relais & Chateaux
    -- Umang Pabaru, Managing Director of Consumer Research and BASES, Greater
       China, The Nielsen Company
    -- Stanley Yip, Director, Planning & Development, China, Arup


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     Mr. Bill Wren & Ms. Yolanda Liu
     Tel:   +86-10-5900-0971
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