From 7 to 10 April 2014, ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) dispatched a team of National Geographic Traveler (China) magazine to Chiang Mai, to create a special feature on this northern Thailand town by photographing in Wat Chiang Man Temple, Mae Sa Elephant Camp and Old Town, major tourist attractions of Chiang Mai. The Thai Boxing, Thai traditional dancing, umbrella painting, the typical local activities were also photographed. Actress Che Yongli joined the shooting, and the images shot in Chiang Mai appeared in the 12-page “FEATURES - Exciting & Relaxing Chiang Mai” of the May issue.
Targeting the high-end travel market, National Geographic Traveler (NGE China) magazine is one of the leading travel and life style magazine in China. The cooperation of ACC, NGC China and Air China will further raise the awareness of Chiang Mai among potential Chinese travelers.