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Illuminant supports the successful Sino-Austrian Economic Forum 2010

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

The Sino-Austrian Economic Forum was held in Beijing on 20 January 2010. Illuminant Partners was proud to be engaged by the Austrian government to support and record the proceedings.

CEO of Austrian National Tourism Office visits Beijing

Friday, November 7th, 2008
Dr Petra Stolba and Dr Josef Stockinger of Tourism Austria with Travel Channel

Dr Petra Stolba, CEO of Illuminant client Tourism Austria visited Beijing as one of her major stops on her tour throughout Asia. In cooperation with our friend and Head of the Austrian National Tourist Office Beijing, Josef Stockinger (who amazed journalists and travel agents with his witty speech in fluent Mandarin), Illuminant Partners had the pleasure to arrange an interview with Travel Channel China and Dr. Stolba during a tourism workshop at the Landmark Hotel today.

Austria, which ranks among the top ten tourist destinations in the world, welcomes more than 170,000 Chinese tourists every year, making China the third largest overseas tourist market for the beautiful country in the heart of Europe.

In 2009, Austria will focus on marketing the 200th anniversary of the death of the outstanding composer Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), who started his career as a member of the oldest boys choir in the world, the Vienna Boys’ Choir. The Austrian city of Linz will also be the European Capital of Culture in 2009.

In her interview Dr. Stolba was confident that an ever increasing number of Chinese tourists will discover the beauty and cultural heritage of Austria and invited the audience of Travel Channel China to come and see the home of “Sisi gongzhu” and “Sound of Music” themselves and to discover how Austria has changed in its more than 1,000 years of history.

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