Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Chamber sponsors nine-day journey to China in October 2011

The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce is inviting its members and other business leaders to explore China during a nine-day trip in October 2011.

The trip begins Oct. 24, 2011, from JFK International Airport in New York and ends Nov. 1 at JFK.

During the journey, travelers will visit the cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Hangzhou. Sights include Tian An Men Square, the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the Ming Tombs, and the Bund.

Travelers will also learn about the Chinese business system, visit some of the country’s economic development zones and have the opportunity to meet with business leaders.

The cost for the trip is $2,099 per person for Chamber members. Cost is $2,399 for nonmembers.

Included in the cost is the following:
  • Round-trip international air fare (does not include travel to and from JFK)
  • 4- and 5-star hotel accommodations
  • Three meals a day
  • Deluxe bus tours
  • Fluent English-speaking tour guides
  • Entrance fees for attractions
An orientation meeting will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at The Chamber building, 826 Ewing St., Fort Wayne. A representative from Citslinc International, a company with more than 28 years experience in Chine tours, will provide details, including the trip itinerary, visa application and payments.

For more information, contact Michelle Merritt at (260) 424-1435 or, or visit The Chamber’s web site at

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