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Webby Talk: Online innovation
11 AM (GL time) / 3 PM CET (GMT -3)
China Ready Course
Visit Greenland is pleased to be hosting a China Ready Course on the 26th October. Get expert insights into the world’s largest potential market and be ready when it reopens. Topics covered in this course will include, Why China, Chinese perceptions, habits and culture, do’s and don’ts. There will be practical business cases for the travel and service industry.
Webinar in details
13:00 – 13:05: Intro w/Tanny, Visit Greenland
13:05 – 13:50: China Ready Course part 1 (45 min.) w/Dan
- Why China? The Chinese travel market.
- Perceptions of Chinese travelers and “a short trip to China”.
- Chinese travelers and language skills.
- Chinese habits and culture.
- Chinese travelers’ perceptions of Greenland.
13:50 – 14:00 Break
14:00 – 14:25: China Ready Course part 2 (20 min.) w/Dan
- Do’s and don’ts.
- Tips and suggestions.
- Quiz + Q&A.
14:25 – 15:55: Case studies w/Joe (30 min.)
- Expectations of Chinese tourist for Greenland
- How hotels / restaurants / tour operator can create “minor adaptations” to fit with Chinese tourists expectation
- Expectation Management for Chinese tourist
- Case study with:
- Tour Operator
14:55 – 15:00: Q&A + Round up w/Tanny
Dan Schou (Senior Manager, Wonderful Copenhagen)
Since 2014, Dan has worked with destination marketing for Copenhagen, developing and innovating VisitCopenhagen’s presence on web and social platforms like Weibo, WeChat, and WeChat Mini-Program. Born to Chinese and Danish parents, Dan spent his childhood in Denmark, primary and secondary school years in Beijing, and the past decade back in Copenhagen. With strong understanding of both Chinese and Danish culture, fluency in both languages, combined with his communication and urban studies background, Dan works closely with WoCo’s Communication team to create relevant and inspiring content to promote Copenhagen to the Chinese audience, while building tools (city maps, guides, travel-app) for the Chinese travelers who has found their way to Denmark.
Joe Chan (Marketing Manager, Polar Club 66)
Since 2017, Polar Club 66 has been the representative agency of Greenland Travel for China, helping Greenland Travel and Greenland partners to penetrate into the China market. Born and raised in HK, Joe got his undergraduate degree in electronic engineering and minor in modern Chinese history in 1997. When attending University, Joe showed strong interest in the Arctic and traveled to Greenland for the first time in 2004, visiting Kulusuk and Tasiilaq. Since then, Joe has visited Greenland over 30 times. In 2015, Joe decided to quit his engineering job and dedicate himself to Greenland tourism. In 2020, Joe completed a North to South trip of Greenland from Siorapaluk to Nanortalik. With understanding of both Greenland, Western and Chinese culture, Joe is ready to work with Greenland suppliers to serve Chinese tourists while promoting Greenland as a premier tourist destination to the Chinese.
Crisis Management and Post-Corona Tourism in Greenland
Date: 11th May (EN), 12th May (DA), 2021
Vestnorden operator meeting for the Greenlandic tourism industry 2020
Date: 21st Oct 2020 at 13:00 GRL / 17:00 DK time
At this virtual operator meeting for the Greenlandic tourism industry, a status, new initiatives and goals for the future of the Greenlandic tourism industry are presented.
COVID-19 guidelines for tourism operators
Date: 24th Jun 2020 at 10:30 GRL / 14:30 DK time
Preparing for Post-COVID Travel to Greenland
Date: 9th June 2020 at 9am GRL / 1pm CPH time
Tourism now and in the future: COVID-19 and possible management strategies
Date: 6th May 2020