From 21st to 23rd September, the Fourth Global Tourism E-Commerce Conference themed with “Internet Plus, Simple Philosophy” was held in Dujiangyan city, Chengdu. More than 70 high-level e-commerce operators and over 400 guests from more than 10 countries and regions such as USA, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, India, Japan and famous tourism website including Google, Facebook, Phocuswright, agoda, Travelzoo, Baidu, Ctrip, Tuniu, Tongcheng, Qunar, Alitrip and Lvmama gather in Dujiangyan, worship in Qingchengshan Mountain.
This conference is hosted by Chengdu Municipal People’s Government and Sichuan Province Tourism Agency. On the basis of successful holding of the last three conferences, deep discussions and communications related to “internet plus” and “tourism plus” have been made at this year’s conference. Substantive cooperation has been achieved between Sichuan local tourism enterprises and famous OTA from home and abroad through “Online Tourism Innovative Investment Forum”
Doctor Liao Ming of Market Science Department of APAC Facebook, CEO Dunde Yu of Tuniu and Director Hao Kangli of Sichuan Province Tourism Agency have made keynote speeches on the topic of Winning Ways of Social Media and Big Data Marketing, the Innovation of Online Tourism and Is It “Internet Plus” or “Tourism Plus”?.
Three excellent dialogues have been carried out with three different themes among tourism experts, tourism entrepreneurs, CEOs and tourism department persons in charge such as Vice President Chen Jianhao of Google China, Vice President Simon Hauswirth of Strategy and Business Development Department of Kuoni Travel, CTO Bobby Healy of CarTrawler, President Robin Harries of Trivago APAC, Vice Presient Tim Hughes of Agoda Business Development Department, Chief Representative Paloma Meng of HostelWorld Aisa, Professor Zhou Tao of University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, President Karthik Venkataraman of Business Expanding Department of Ezeego One Travel and Tours, Director Song Haiquan of Langzhong Municipal Culture and Tourism Bureau.