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Chinese Tour Operators and media explored amazing Africa
Over 30 Chinese tour operators and travel medias attend the Joint FAM Trip by Ethiopian Airlines, Air China and World Travel Online to Tanzania, Ethiopia and Ghana during May 25 to June 8, 2016
World Travel Online joined forces with Ethiopian Airlines and Air China to organize and sponsor a fam trip to Tanzania, Ethiopia and Ghana during May 25 to June 8, 2016 for a half month. Over 30 Chinese tour operators and travel medias attended the fam trip to know the real Africa and its beautiful scenery, rich culture and friendly people.

Group photo of Chinese tour operators and travel medias in Tanzania

Tanzania is the first stop of the fam trip. The delegates not only traveled in Arusha and Zanzibar but also participated in KARIBU Travel Market Tanzania as hosted buyers to find potential partners by B2B meetings for developing Chinese travel market and promoting African travel resources, as well as attended the China Tourism Workshop to know the trend of Africa tourism and Chinese visitors to Africa.
Safe safari in TanzaniaWildlife on the plain

The delegation of fam trip flied to Ethiopia by the flight of Ethiopian Airlines. Ethiopia Tourism organization packed a rich itinerary featuring Lalibela, Lake Tana and Addis Ababa for the delegation. To facilitate the visiting tour operators from China to find suitable partners and suppliers, Ethiopia Tourism organization also invited members of Ethiopian Tour Operators Association to meet up during the B2B workshop.
Delegates visited the headquarter of Ethiopian Airlines
China Tourism Workshop in Ethiopia
B2B meetings between Chinese tour operators and Ethiopian incoming services providersEthiopian Tourism Orgnisation has organised a China Ethiopia Tourism Forum where Chinese tour operators met with over 50 or so local incoming partners and suppliers who also learnt how to deal with Chinese visitors from Dr Wu of CBN Travel and MICE
Surprisingly green is delegates’ first impression of Ghana, a country proud of being most stable politically and safe in Africa also with one of the largest reserves of Gold and Diamond as well as the 2nd largest supplier of Coco in the world. With the friendly and warm reception of Ghana Tourist Board, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Apstar Tours and Sunseekers Tours, delegates was so lucky to join in the Ashanti Culture Festival in Ghana to deeply understand the local culture.
Traditional performance at the Ashanti Culture FestivalWhat can be better welcome than meeting up with the local King

Hon. Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister of Tourism Culture and Creative ArtsMr Charles Oosei Bonsu, Executive Director of Ghana Tourism Authority
Ms Genet W/Michael, Area Manager-Ghana of Ethiopian AirlinesDr Adam WU, CEO of CBN Travel & MICE and World Travel Online
All members of the delegations gave high praises to the fam trip:

“Very impressed and very grateful to Ethiopian Airlines together with Air China for sponsoring the Fam trip of over 30 Chinese Tour Operators and travel media to Tanzania, Ethiopia and Ghana. Very Chinese friendly service in Addis and Kilimanjaro Airport.”

“Thanks for arranging this fam tirp that we learned and felt more in Africa.”

“It is great that we can share the perfect time in Africa for more than 10 days.”

“We are already planning to bring travel groups to Africa soon by incorporating what we learned during this trip.”

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