Chigwell Tours promotes business and tourism opportunities for Epping Forest District and Keqiao District , China
A high profile delegation of 11 Chinese businessmen and women, led by the Deputy Mayor of Shaoxing Keqiao District, China will receive a formal welcome at the Council Chamber in Epping on Friday 16thJune. The group is exploring business opportunities and tourism potential. Chigwell Tours, a local tour operator, responsible for bringing the delegation to the district, will also provide a hop-stopping tour of iconic places and people of the area; White Water Raft Sports Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge, Chigwell and links with Charles Dickens William Penn.
“We hope this visit will be the start of a long term relationship in developing both business and tourism opportunities between Epping District and Keqiao in China”, says Salome Ahenkora, Managing Director of Chigwell Tours, who are behind the visit.
The group will also visit Buckinghamshire, Cambridge and Oxford.
Below are list of the places they will visited by the Chinese delegation after the formal ceremony at the council:
White Water Sports centre-Lee VLalley
The Queen Elizabeth Huntin Lodge Gilwell Park
Churchill and Dickens connections and Chigwell School
Hainault Forest and Lambourne end.
Queen Vic Inn Restaurant in Theydon Bois.
The Delegation List
Keqiao delegation From China
List of Delegates
1) Mr Zhu Jianming 18 Jan 1967
Executive Deputy Mayor, Shaoxing Keqiao District People’s Government. 2) Mr Yu Wei 31 Oct 1970 Director, Keqiao Jianhu-Keyan Tourist Resort Management
3) Ms Fang Youmei 18 Dec 1972
Director, Shaoxing Keqiao Commerce Bureau. 4) Mr Chen Ligen 24 Jun 1972 Director, Shaoxing Keqiao District Land and Resources Sub-Bureau.
5) Ms Chen Yuefang 16 Mar 1982
Deputy Director, Shaoxing Keqiao District Foreign Affairs Office.
6) Mr Zhang Guohua 09 Jan 1971 MD / Textile business
7) Mr Xu Jiaorong 12 Jan 1965 MD / Textile business
8) Mr Huang Yong 15 Feb 1980 TBC
9 ) Mr Liang Zhigang 27 Oct 1975 MD / Property company
10) Mr Cai Zhiping 07 Nov 1979 MD / Leisure Park
11) Mr Wang Meng 18 Jan 1964 Tour operator/group organiser
(please note that traditionally the family name is written first in Chinese - which we haveunderlined) note on pronunciation : ‘ke’ is pronounced like
the first syllable of ‘control’ ‘qiao’ is pronounced like the Italian ‘ciao’!