Conference Program


ASTA China Summit 2017 is designed to help you learn and immerse yourself as a local in China’s undiscovered southwestern province, Guizhou.



Sunday, Nov 5, 2017
  8:15 AM
Guizhou Province Pre-FAM Departure
Departs from Hyatt Regency Lobby


Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
  6:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Breakfast Available
Location: Hyatt Cafe 
  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Open
Location: Hyatt Lobby
  10:30 AM  Guizhou Province Pre-FAM Returns
Returns to Hyatt Regency Lobby
 
  6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Welcome Dinner & Special Presentation from Guizhou                        
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center - 1st Floor Ballroom
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
  6:30 AM - 10:00 AM   Breakfast Available
Location: Hyatt Cafe  
  9:00 AM  Registration Open
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center
  9:50 AM – 11:20 AM General Session
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center - 1st Floor Ballroom
  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Special Presentation from Guiyang
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center - 1st Floor Ballroom
  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center - 1st Floor Ballroom
  1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Trade Show
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center
  3:40 PM – 4:40 PM Special Presentation from China Southern Airlines
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center - 1st Floor Ballroom
  4:50 PM – 6:20 PM Education Sessions
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center - 1st Floor Ballroom
 

Session 1: Explore the Best-Kept Secret of China-Guizhou 
The story of exploring Guizhou begins with its mountains. With rolling mountains, mighty waters, beautiful sceneries, ethnic customs, historic sites, and most importantly, the hospitable Guizhou people, Guizhou destination experts will present you with the Top 10 Reasons for North American Tourists to visit Guizhou.
Speaker: Zhang Xiaosong, Professor at Guizhou Normal University 


Session 2: Seize the Opportunity to Enter China’s Inbound Tourism Market
We’ll discuss the favorable and convenient policies attributed to the increase in China’s inbound tourism market, including visa-free, customs clearance process, duty-free, tax rebate, freedoms of the air, etc.
Speaker: TBA, China International Travel Service (CITS) 


Session 3: The Role of Social Media in Tourism Decision Making
Social media, as one of the most powerful online networking tools, has been integrated into our daily lives. Online users from all over the world have been exposed to a completely new means of sharing information: electronic word of mouth. This type of peer communication through social media websites has become an important marketing channel for consumer decision-making. Learn how to utilize social media for destination marketing and influence decision making to clients. 
Speaker: TBA, Sales Director at Greater China 

  6:40 PM – 9:00 PM Dinner
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center - 1st Floor Ballroom


Friday, Nov 10, 2017
  6:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Breakfast Available
Location: Hyatt Cafe   
  8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Full Day FAM
​Departs from Hyatt Regency Lobby
We’ll visit the Qingyan Ancient Town and a historical museum in Guiyang. Lunch will be included.
  7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Dinner & Shan Xi Promotional Event
Location: Hyatt Regency Ballroom
   
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017
  6:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Breakfast Available
Location: Hyatt Cafe   
  7:45 AM – 6:00 PM
Full Day FAM
Departs from Hyatt Regency Lobby
We’ll visit Meitan where we will enjoy a promotional lunch hosted by Meitan, a visit to the Cuiya 27 º Scenic Area, take part in tea-picking and a tea art experience show.
  7:00 PM – 8:45 PM Closing Dinner & Chongqing Promotional Event
Location: Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center - 3rd Floor
  8:50 PM – 10:00 PM Cocktail Party hosted by China Southern Airlines
Location: Cha Yuan (Hyatt Regency Lobby)
   
Sunday, Nov 12, 2017
  6:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Breakfast Available
Location: Hyatt Cafe   
  8:15 AM
Guizhou Province Post-FAM Departure
Departs from Hyatt Regency Lobby



Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
  6:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Breakfast Available
Location: Hyatt Cafe   
  12:00 PM  Guizhou Province Post-FAM Returns
Returns to Hyatt Regency Lobby


No content found

No content found

No content found

No content found

No content found

No content found

Platinum Sponsor


Conference Sponsors