Taipei, Shanghai hold video conference on post-COVID-19 tourism

Focus Taiwan
By: Lee Wan-yu and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je speaks at the forum/ CNA photo Aug. 11, 2020

Taipei, Aug. 11 (CNA) Taipei and Shanghai city officials met online at a video conference Tuesday where they exchanged views on how to transform the travel and tourism industries in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The meeting was the third of nine industry forums planned as follow-ups to the 2020 Taipei-Shanghai Twin City Forum, an annual event that started in 2010, with each city hosting the event in alternative years.

The Twin City forum was held on July 22 via videoconferencing due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Municipal officials from Shanghai invited to attend the video conference on Tuesday included Li Wenhui (李文輝), director of the Shanghai Municipal Taiwan Affairs Office, and Cheng Meihong (程梅红), deputy head of the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism.    [FULL  STORY]

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