/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Canada Welcomes Chinese Tour Groups to YVR/

The first visitors arrive to Canada after receiving Approved Destination Status with China



VANCOUVER, Aug. 17 /CNW/ -

What: The Government of Canada and Vancouver Airport Authority invite media to the official welcome of the first Chinese tour groups to arrive on Canadian soil after Canada received the Approved Destination Status (ADS) agreement with China.
The Chinese visitors will be accompanied by an official delegation of the China National Tourism Administration headed by Vice Chairman DU Jiang.
   
Who:






  • The Honorable Stockwell Day, President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
  • The Honorable Gordon Campbell, Premier of British Columbia
  • Larry Berg, President & CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority
Where: Vancouver International Airport
International Terminal Building,
International Arrivals Public Greeting Area
   
When: Wednesday, August 18, 2010
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Please park on levels 2 or 3 of the parkade; parking passes will be available at the media sign-in table. 

SOURCE Vancouver Airport Authority

For further information: For further information:

Media Relations     
Vancouver Airport Authority   
604.880.9815; media_relations@yvr.ca 
www.yvr.ca
Twitter: @yvrairport 


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