As one of the 17 main activities of the 20th Hainan Island Carnival 2019, the opening ceremony of the fourth Hainan World Leisure Tourism Expo 2019 was held in Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center on the morning of November 22. Vice Governor Fu Caixiang of Hainan Provincial People’s Government announced the opening of the fourth Hainan World Leisure Tourism Expo 2019.
Si Haiying, Deputy Secretary-General of Hainan Provincial Government, Sun Ying, Director of Department of Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports of Hainan Province, and department heads from Henan, Macao, Shandong and other provincial, municipal and regional culture and tourism offices, with international guests including Minister of Infrastructure and Tourism, Kingdom of Tonga, Consul-General of Japanese Consulate in Guangzhou, Ambassador Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson of Embassy of Iceland in Beijing, and other Chinese provincial and municipal culture and tourism administration representatives, Hainanese provincial, municipal and county administration representatives, and representatives of foreign embassies in China, representatives of Chinese and international travel agents, key tourism enterprises and other visitors about 1,000 people attended the opening ceremony.
After the opening ceremony, Vice Governor Fu and other guests gave a pavilion tour at the HWLTE2019, they have visited the main theme and featured exhibition areas, and the vice governor of Hainan presented the award to Iceland as the Guest Country of Honor of the HWLTE2019.
According to the reports, the HWLTE2019 has showcased multiple leisure tourism elements, combines exhibition visiting, cuisines, art performances, entertainments, orienteering sports and Esports for citizens and visitors to not only experience the new fashionable tourism experience on-site but also various interactive activities.
Highlights 1: e-raffles to draw lucky winners to win iPhone 11 Pro and many exciting prizes.
Highlights 2: The HWLTE2019 brought back the Hainan Float which was debuted at the 70th national anniversary at Tian An Men Square for citizens and visitors to experience the float in person.
Highlights 3: Cultural heritages from many provinces and cities to present the beauty of traditional Chinese culture. During the HWLTE2019, the Hainan Museum presented Hainan historical culture, minority culture, Hainan intangible cultural heritage and Hainan cultural relics in full display. Meanwhile, the Brocade of Li ethnic minorities exhibition area has showcased the special craft skill of the Brocade of Li ethnic minorities.
Highlights 4: TA Flash Sale! During the HWLTE2019, major travel agencies have abundant exhibits and tourist routes on flash sale, including Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, and many favorable tourist destinations
Highlights 5: Esports Carnival featuring top gamers! During the HWLTE2019, an Esports match was held for 12 teams to compete on games such as Honor of Kings, League of Legends, etc. The Esports Carnival also featured with animations, VR, interactive games and other experiences.
Highlights 6: Leisure Travel Photography Show for you to discover the beauty of life. The HWLTE held a travel photography exhibit for citizens and visitors to show different tourist scenes and destinations, visitors may vote for the best travel photo and to win small gifts.
Highlights 7: Parent-child Orienteering Sports for parents and children to bond via fun games and sports competitions.
Highlights 8: Equestrianism Exhibition Area for a close experience provided for visitors who love horse riding and equestrian sports
Highlights 9: Art Performances featuring Destination Marketing. During HWLTE2019, international art performances such as folk dancing, Shaolin Kung Fu and many exquisite cultural performances for citizens and visitors to experience.