Tourism is heating up in Guangdong as the province is offering more and more incentives to both tourist attractions and travelers. Over the coming months, you won't want to miss out on these great events and subsidies which will certainly be a great bargain for all.
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10 million RMB tourism subsidies
The Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangdong Province is working with China UnionPay to give out 10 million RMB tourism subsidies in September.
Between September 1st and 10th, you can get the subsidy on the UnionPay APP and the official WeChat account of "Guangdong Culture and Tourism" (广东文化旅游), and use it at the 2020 China (Guangdong) International Tourism Industry Expo (CITIE). The CITIE 2020 will take place in Zone A, China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou between September 11th and 13th, 2020.
During the CITIE 2020, you can enjoy some hefty rebates by paying with UnionPay for all the products on sale, including tourist routes and cultural products.
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Get the ultimate travel experience with a GBA culture and tourism passport
The second Guangdong Culture and Tourism Passport (the GBA version) was officially released at the Guangdong Museum in Guangzhou on August 18th, 2020.
The passport is a way for you to collect commemorative stamps and win commemorative badges from each scenic spot you visit. It features 27 famous tourist destinations in the nine GBA cities including Shenzhen Happy Valley, Zhuhai Chimelong Ocean Kingdom as well as the Former Residence of Sun Yat-sen in Zhongshan.
The commemorative stamps (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
You can get a passport for free with vouchers worth about 3,000 RMB on it. Please scan the QR code, follow the official Wechat account of the passport event and get more information.
Real-name registration required for CITIE 2020
The annual CITIE, launched in 2005, has become China's largest tourism fair, attracting a growing number of visitors, tourism destinations, service providers and suppliers worldwide. In addition to offline exhibition, exhibitors from around the world who can't present in person will display their tourism products via online roadshows and livestreams.
Guests pose for a group photo at the press conference. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
The 2020 Guangdong Culture and Tourism Industry Investment and Financing Conference will also be held at the Shangri-La Hotel during the fair.
According to the epidemic prevention and control requirements, all visitors are required to make a real-name registration to get a pass code in advance, prepare their Suikang Codes and personal documentation for a security check, have their temperature checked upon entering the venue, and wear a mask the whole time at the fair.
The CITIE 2019 (Photo: Liang Wenxiang)
How to make a real-name registration
Method 1: Scan this QR code to register with your phone number.
Method 2: Login to CITIE's official website https://www.citie-gd.com/en/ (in English), and click "For Visitor" - "Visitor Pre-Registration" to make a registration with your phone number.
Method 3: Scan the QR code below to follow CITIE's official WeChat account (ID: CITIE_Guangdong), click "参展参观" and "参观预登记" at the bottom bar to register. We strongly recommend you to make your registration via this method, because you can get your pass code very easily.
Please pay attention to the text messages and emails you receive and keep your pass code safe. You need to present your pass code and Suikang Code upon entering the venue.
If you have any questions about the registration, please contact Ms Tan via 020-3613 3357 or email@example.com.
Author | Monica
Editor | Jerry