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Hong Kong Airlines and Taiwan travel representatives tour Saipan

(MVA) — In its continuing work to entice more Taiwanese visitors to the Marianas, the Marianas Visitors Authority hosted a familiarization or fam tour on Jan. 8-11, 2018, for Hong Kong Airlines and representatives of the Taiwan travel trade industry.

Representatives of Hong Kong airlines and media and travel trade of Taiwan visit the scenic and historic sites of northern Saipan on Jan. 10, 2018.Representatives of Hong Kong airlines and media and travel trade of Taiwan visit the scenic and historic sites of northern Saipan on Jan. 10, 2018.

The 13-member tour group, led by PR and marketing manager Steven Cheng of MVA’s Taiwan office, conducted inspections of eight hotels during their brief visit, including Fiesta Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Saipan, Kanoa Resort, Saipan Beach Hotel, Surfrider Resort Hotel, Aqua Resort Club, Kensington Hotel Saipan, and Grandvrio Resort Saipan, where they lodged during their visit.

The group also took a UTV tour to Mt. Tapochao, conducted an inspection and had a welcoming dinner at Imperial Pacific Resort Hotel Saipan, and had a SeaTouch Saipan marine animal encounter. They dined at Hyatt’s Kili Café, Surf Club Saipan, Salty’s Bar & Grill, and aboard the Jade Lady sunset dinner cruise. To better promote the destination to FITs, the agents also visited Mariana Lounge before their departure to Taiwan.

Representatives of  Hong Kong airlines and  media and travel trade of Taiwan  visit Managaha on Jan. 9, 2018.Representatives of Hong Kong airlines and media and travel trade of Taiwan visit Managaha on Jan. 9, 2018.

“The agents had a wonderful snorkeling experience in the crystal-clear ocean at Managaha, along with other activities,” said   MVA Managing Director Christopher A. Concepcion.  

“The members in the group were reportedly all very happy about the trip. They expressed that they thought the activities are safe and fun, the people here are friendly and helpful, the weather is nice and comfortable, and the sites are clean and beautiful.”

Marianas Visitors Authority Managing Director Christopher A. Concepcion receives a model plane from Hong Kong Airlines vice general manager Rex Chuang on Jan. 9, 2018, at Salty’s Bar & Grill. From left are MVA marketing specialist Laura Hsiao, Hong Kong Airlines account manager Lea Tseng, Hong Kong Airlines account manager Erica Wang, Concepcion,  Chuang,  and  MVA’s Taiwan  PR and  marketing  manager Steven Cheng.  MVA photosMarianas Visitors Authority Managing Director Christopher A. Concepcion receives a model plane from Hong Kong Airlines vice general manager Rex Chuang on Jan. 9, 2018, at Salty’s Bar & Grill. From left are MVA marketing specialist Laura Hsiao, Hong Kong Airlines account manager Lea Tseng, Hong Kong Airlines account manager Erica Wang, Concepcion, Chuang, and MVA’s Taiwan PR and marketing manager Steven Cheng. MVA photos

Participants represented Hong Kong Airlines, EZ Travel, Lion Travel, Cola Tour, South East Travel, Expedia, Star Travel, Travel Rich Magazine, Xin Media Report, Travel New Age Magazine, and more.