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China is rapidly becoming one of the most important outbound tourism markets in the world. According to the China National Tourism Administration, Chinese outbound travelers reached 109 million in 2014. The United States is becoming an increasingly popular destination for Chinese travelers. In 2014, China ranked as the 6th largest international market for the United States. According to the National Travel and Tourism Office within the U.S. Department of Commerce, China is expected to become the largest source of overseas travelers to the United States by 2020 (overseas excludes Canada and Mexico).

Is Your Destination China-Ready? Join us May 19 at 8PM (ET); 5PM (PT) to gain best practices from travel & hospitality industry experts on how to cater to Chinese visitors AND learn how to effectively market to Southwest China's growing travel market.

Questions? Contact Dave Fiscus, david.fiscus@trade.gov or 801-524-3092.


Detailed Event Information For G2E Asia (Global Gaming Expo Asia) Detailed Event Information For G2E Asia (Global Gaming Expo Asia)
G2E Asia (Global Gaming Expo Asia) -- Electronic Components, Travel and Tourism Industries
Location/Date: Macau, Macau 05/22/2013 - 05/23/2013
Event Summary:
The sixth annual Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) is the premier Asian gaming event and the largest regional platform for global suppliers to showcase their products and to meet buyers. G2E welcomed more than 6,100 gaming industry professionals from across the globe, surpassing attendance at last year's event by nearly 8 percent. G2E event attendees represented 67 different countries and regions, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Japan, the Philippines, Australia, the United States, Singapore, South Korea and Malaysia. In past years, G2E Asia showcased the latest cutting-edge gaming technologies and business solutions, featuring over 130 exhibitors from 24 countries. The exhibition also welcomed international buying groups and VIP buyers from new markets like the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia. Also the conference programs at G2E Asia 2012 welcomed over 600 attendees. Held in Macau, the heart of Asian gaming and one of the fastest growing gaming markets in the world – it's the most important business opportunity for suppliers wanting to tap this market. So Don't Be Left Behind!

Contacts:
Helen Simpson-Davis, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-1882
Helen.Simpson-Davis@trade.gov
Swee-keng Cheong, Hong Kong
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 852) 2521-5233
Sweekeng.Cheong@trade.gov
Michael Johnson, Reed Exhibitions

Phone: 203-840-5860
mJohnson@reedexpo.com
Eric Crowley, Toronto
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: +1 (416) 595-5412 ext. 222
Eric.Crowley@trade.gov