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XI'AN, Nov. 24, 2014 (Xinhua) -- A squad of chocolate miniature Terracotta Warriors wearing Santa hats stand on display at a hotel in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Pastry chefs of a hotel in Xi'an have turned 100 kilograms of chocolate into miniatures imitative of members of the Terracotta Army, a set of life size ancient Chinese army sculptures from the 3rd century B.C., with Santa hats attached to the miniatures to mark the upcoming Christmas. (Xinhua/Jiao Hongtao)

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24 November 2014 21:26 GMT +8
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João Manuel Costa Antunes

João Manuel Costa Antunes

Director , Macau Tourism

João Manuel Costa Antunes was born in Lisbon,Portugal,in 20th August 1950.

Joao Manuel Costa Antunes is a civil engineer and has been a veteran in serving the Macau community since 1983.

In 1988, Mr. Costa Antunes was named the Director of Macau Government Tourist Office leading a team of dynamic tourism professionals.

Besides being the Director of Tourism, Mr. Costa Antunes is also heavily involved in a lot of cultural and tourism related organizations. 

Advisor to the Macau Government Under Secretary of Equipment and Infrastructure

1984 - 1986
Deputy Chairman of the Macau Urban Council

Technical Advisor of the Macau Marine Department

1988 - Present
Director of Macau Government Tourist Office

1998 - 2000
Director of the Handover Ceremony Coordination Office

2002 - Present
Coordinator of Macau Grand Prix Committee

Other Official Roles:

1991 - 1996
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the World Trade Center, Macau

1991 - 1992 and 1997 - 1998
President of EATA (East Asia Travel Association)

1991 - 1999
Member of the Board of Directors of Pacific Asia Travel Association

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