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

    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,,, Twitter: @yvrairport

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