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by Christian Edwards

SYDNEY Diogo Jota Jersey , March 18 (Xinhua) -- It might be the edge of autumn in Sydney and while there are fewer bikini-clad girls "Waltzing Matilda" through the CBD, its popularity is hitting new highs thanks to an inventive events calendar and a win this week on Chinese travel mega-site Ctrip's honor-roll.

It means big things for the city "Down Under," that a slew of events has begun to strike a chord with the world's most wooed travelers and won recognition from the travel portal with almost 100 million Chinese e-travellers.

Sydney has embarked on a furious mission to court world visitors over the last few years, with a particular emphasis on becoming China-ready Nicolas Gaitan Jersey , with "Red Ambassadors" now gracing the gates of Sydney airport complete with fluent mandarin and a welcome smile.

Now, with China's largest travel booking website Ctrip, voting Sydney one of the world's Top 10 Best Overseas Cities and Top 10 Best City for Travellers born in the 80s, Minister for Tourism and Major Events George Souris told Xinhua a ripple of delight has spread through the state engine-room.

Souris said the Sydney accolade was reflective of the investment the government Yannick Carrasco Jersey , through Destination NSW, had made in the China market as well as the destination appeal of Sydney and New South Wales for China visitors.

"Of all the Chinese visitors to Australia, 61 percent visit New South Wales during their stay. China is now the largest international contributor of visitor nights and expenditure in NSW.

Last year saw more than 413,000 visitors to NSW from China Angel Correa Jersey , an increase of 17.7 percent over the previous year.

"Sydney is Australia's leading tourism and major events city and the recognition received at these awards will further enhance Sydney as a destination of choice for people living in China," Souris said.

The Top 10 Best Cities for Traveller's born in the 80s, Sydney came in at 3rd place and was selected by a panel of 20 travel industry experts including those from the China Tourism Academy and the Tourism Research Center in China.

While international buyers, led by Asian-investors Augusto Fernandez Jersey , have been snapping up Sydney real-estate, the next best thing is a holiday, with a world-class event or two thrown in. This has been the approach of the government's special agency, dedicated to promoting Sydney and the state of NSW to the world. It has been a massive success Kevin Gameiro Jersey , and has seen nations and governments around the world mirror the creation of "Destination New South Wales," an independent quasi-corporate arm of the government that has head- hunted Australia's leading event creatives.

Every fortnight over summer, DNSW has created or backed everything from international sport to indigenous festivals.

Next month a new Autumn Carnival of racing, The Championships Saul Niguez Jersey , will draw the pinnacle of racing in the Southern hemisphere, while the now internationally renowned Vivid festival 2014 will light up the city in May.

Even the hallowed ground of Sydney Cricket Ground has been turned into an American "field of dreams" this week as behind the scenes haggling will see Sydney host the opening game of the Major League Baseball season this weekend before a global TV audience of 170 million fans.

"It's extraordinary," Premier Barry O'Farrell told reporters on Monday.

"Hosting these opening Major League Baseball matches is a big deal -- not only does it confirm Sydney as Australia's major events capital, it will provide a huge economic and tourism boost. It's the ultimate double play. A great spectacle for NSW residents as well as a unique opportunity to showcase Sydney to a worldwide television audience."

The DNSW coup will see locals watch the first American baseball teams to play in Sydney since the Chicago White Sox took on a NSW side 100 years ago.

While the Sunday game will be broadcast to a Saturday night primetime audience on the U.S. west coast Sime Vrsaljko Jersey , the games will be also go live into Japan, South Korea and China.

The Ctrip win could not have been timed with more precision, there are over 30 NSW tourism operators on the ground in China as part of the Greater China Trade Mission including events in Qingdao and Shanghai.

The state's deputy premier and minister for trade and investment, Andrew Stoner Alessio Cerci Atletico Madrid Jersey , told Xinhua of the high-value his office placed on preparing for deeper China-ties.

"China is a priority market for our State and this industry trade mission builds on the ministerial visits the premier and I have taken to the region to promote the strengths of our State's tourism sector."

Ctrip is China's largest travel service provider, delivering travel services to more than 90 million members via both online and traditional travel agency services.


UNITED NATIONS, May 10 (Xinhua) -- UN General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft said on Tuesday that the UN must become ""more relevant, more credible, more legitimate and more capable"" in order to better deal with threats to peace and security.

Speaking at a high level thematic debate on Peace and Security here, Lykketoft recalled the times that the UN has succeeded and failed in meeting its objective -- ""to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.""

""It has mobilized hundreds of thousands of peacekeepers and billions of dollars for peace operations,"" he said.

""It has established a clear legal framework for the conduct of war and the protection of human rights; and helped reduce the risks posed by the world's deadliest weapons,"" he added.

At the same time, Lykketoft also pointed out that ""despite significant advancements following the end of the Cold War, in Srebrenica, Somalia and Rwanda, when the United Nations was perhaps needed most, it failed abysmally.""

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