072913 LR Chamber to Host China Trip Spring 2014 (316)

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a trip to Beijing and Shanghai, China in the Spring of 2014.

To learn more about this travel opportunity, join the Chamber for an informal meeting on Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room at the Hampton Inn & Suites at 195 Laconia Road in Tilton.

The 9-day trip is scheduled from April 2 to April 10, 2014 with a cost of $2,500 per person, including airfare from JFK Airport, 4-Star hotel accommodations, three meals per day, ground transportation with guided tours in China. The points of interest include The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Beijing and Shanghai.

"Having had the experience of this trip in March with chamber executives from across New England, I am pleased to offer this travel opportunity to our community," states Karmen Gifford, Executive Director of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. "The trip offers an amazing chance to travel the People's Republic of China, the world's most populous country with a population of over 1.35 billion. The tours explore fascinating old culture, the changes to new modern culture and insight into the world's fastest growing major economy. For those interested in learning more about business in China, a business conference can be set up including industry talks."

Information will be presented by Leo Liu, tour representative, will include itinerary, trip registration forms, visa applications, optional tours and shopping directory as well as question and answers. Register to attend the information meeting by contacting the Chamber at 603-524-5531 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce service area covers the towns of Alton, Andover, Belmont, Center Harbor, Franklin, Gilford, Gilmanton, Hill, Holderness, Laconia, Lakeport, Meredith, Moultonborough, Northfield, Salisbury, Sanbornton, Tilton, Weirs Beach and Wolfeboro. For more information about the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce, visit  www.lakesregionchamber.org, find them on Facebook or call (603) 524-5531.