Global Times Diplomats’ Choice Award Ceremony opens

By Yin Yeping Source:Global Times Published: 2017/2/20 17:43:39

Hosts and diplomats at the award ceremony during which ten ambassadors participated. Photo: Li Hao/GT

The Global Times Diplomats' Choice Award Ceremony took place at the China World Hotel, Beijing on February 17. Over 100 guests, including diplomats from over 30 embassies, representatives from five-star hotels, international schools, hospitals and clinics, and airline companies attended the award ceremony.

Maldives Ambassador to China Mohamed Faisal gives a speech. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Among the participating guests were ten ambassadors from the embassies of Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Uruguay, Croatia, Tunisia, Nepal, Bulgaria, Maldives, and Palestine. Fifteen general managers of five-star hotels also attended.

The managing editor of the Global Times Li Hongwei and the Maldives Ambassador to China Mohamed Faisal gave a speech respectively.

Global Times Managing Editor Li Hongwei (left) and Croatian Ambassador to China Nebojsa Koharovic Photo: Li Hao/GT

The first Global Times Tourism Forum also opened. It was divided into an Asian and European section, and a South American section. Ambassadors from different regions had their say about tourism during the forum.

The participating embassies are all from popular tourism destination countries for Chinese tourists, and the ambassadors agreed that this trend will be stronger in the years to come.

Ambassadors of Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Uruguay (3rd from left to right) discuss tourism with Chinese tourism expert Li Bowen (2nd from left). Photo: Li Hao/GT

The main part of the ceremony consisted of giving out the grand awards in eight categories. Categories included best airline, best international school, best hospital and clinic, best hotel brand, best design hotel, best lifestyle hotel, best F&B hotel, and best business hotel.

Best airline representatives receive awards. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Best international school representatives receive awards. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Best hospital and clinic representatives receive awards. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Best hotel brand representative from Marriott receive award. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Best design hotel representatives receive awards. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Best lifestyle hotel representatives receive awards. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Best F&B hotel representatives receive awards. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Best business hotel representatives receive awards. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Hungarian Federation of Winecraftsmen provided their high-quality wine Egri Bikavér as the exclusive wine sponsor to the audience.



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