Tourism – Visit by Matthias Fekl to Macao and Shenzhen (October 15-16, 2016)


Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, visited Macao and Shenzhen from October 15 to16.

In Macao, Matthias Fekl represented France - the guest of honor country - at the 5th session of the Global Tourism Economy Forum. This forum, which has taken place every year since 2012 in Macao with the support of the Chinese authorities, the World Tourism Organization and the World Travel and Tourism Council, brings together the countries that are the most popular destinations for Chinese tourists and tourism stakeholders in China. The minister of state met with these stakeholders in order to promote France as a destination and French tourism expertise.

In Shenzhen, Matthias Fekl took part in the ceremony to launch the memorandum of understanding between Paris Euronext and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and will meet with the community of French entrepreneurs and investors in the French Tech Hub.