Macao Travel Agents Workshop
SEVENTEEN travel agents from Sydney’s inner north-west were recently briefed on the latest Macao-Xiamen “Two Cities, One Fare” campaign at a special workshop dinner at North Ryde.
The Macao Government Tourism Office and Xiamen Airlines teamed up with leading Asian specialist Helen Wong’s Tours to spread the news of the promotion, including the unveiling of a special agents Xiamen Air return fare deal and accompanying free hotel stay in Xiamen en route to Macao.
Guests were informed of the latest developments in Macao, including the opening of the new luxurious Morpheus Hotel and the impending opening of the Hong Kong – Zhuhai – Macao road link which will draw larger tourist numbers across the Greater Bay Area on China.
It was appropriate the agents were treated to a lavish Chinese banquet at the House of Tong restaurant as Macao continued to celebrate the Year of Gastronomy.
Xiamen, on China’s south-east Pacific coast, is popular for its beaches, tree-lined paths, colonial villas and attractions such as UNESCO World Heritage listed Gulangyu Island and the historic Hakka architecture.
In contrast, Macao is famous for Portuguese-meets-Chinese characteristics and a Macanese cuisine which is among one of the world’s earliest forms of fusion food. It is also well known for its UNESCO World Heritage listed sites and extravagant contemporary integrated resorts, in particular on the Cotai district between the Macao islands of Taipa and Coloane.
Priced from $1799 per person, twin share from Sydney, Helen Wong’s Tours has a “Experience Xiamen and Macao” package which includes Xiamen Airlines return flight with three nights in Xiamen, daily breakfasts and lunches as well as guided sightseeing tours.
Guests will then take the short flight to Macao to spend three nights at the Grand Emperor with daily breakfast and further sightseeing tours.
Return transfers, entrance fees and sightseeing as specified are included in the price along with travel kit and backpack, taxes, security and fuel charges (subject to change) and the services of English-speaking guides.