Opatija hosted a delegation of Chinese businessmen from Shanghai

first_img“We are extremely interested to get to know the offer of Opatija and the entire Riviera. Cultural tourism and the entire tourism industry are something new for us and your experiences are invaluable to us”, Said the head of the delegation Xiaoyun Shao, vice president of the Shendi Group. “All this resulted in concrete results, so in the first eight months of this year the number of Chinese guests in Opatija increased by as much as 78 percent compared to last year, while the number of overnight stays increased from an average of one to three days.”, Pointed out Goran Pavlović. They visited Opatija as part of a European study trip to learn about interesting projects related to culture and tourism, as well as environmental protection, and in order to cooperate and exchange knowledge and experiences. As they point out from the city of Opatija, the Shendi Group has huge financial and spatial resources for its projects, but they lack cultural heritage, which, for example, can be converted into various facilities intended for cultural and tourist events. They are especially interested in our traditional events such as carnival and Advent. He will also visit Milan and St. Petersburg on this trip. Shendi Group is a state-owned company that designs and implements tourism projects and events. The most famous realized project is Shanghai Disneyland, and they are currently working on the development of the area in the valley of the great rivers Huangpu and Yangtze. A delegation of Chinese businessmen from the city of Shanghai is on an official visit to Opatija, where they were received by Mayor Ivo Dujmić, President of the City Council Fernando Kirigin and Goran Pavlović on behalf of the Tourist Board of the City of Opatija. A six-member delegation of the Shendi Group, which deals with projects in culture and tourism, visited Opatija at the initiative of the CNTB office in China. center_img President of the City Council Fernando Kirigin introduced the Chinese guests to the role of the City Council and stressed that the Faculty of Management in Tourism and Hospitality teaches Chinese to all interested parties and that this year an honorary citizen of the City of Opatija became a Chinese Liu Pilato Lying – Lily . Mayor Ivo Dujmić introduced the Chinese guests to the long-standing friendly ties with numerous Chinese cities and emphasized that last year the Opatija Riviera presented itself at the Chinese tourism fairs in Shanghai and Shenzhen. Photo: City of Opatija; Pixabaylast_img

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