Grasshopper ~ Hong Kong Cantopop boy band recently visited Australia as part of the TVB Jade “Map of Happiness” program to explore the many unique elements that make Australia one of the happiness countries in the world. In conjunction with the South Australian Tourism Commission and Tourism Victoria, Tourism Australia sponsored the filming in Victoria and South Australia. The Grasshopper attended a chocolate making class, enjoyed a tram-car dinner, and visited a local Australian farm. They also took time out to visit the Queen Victoria Market, watched an Aussie football match, rode on a houseboat, attended a flight training course, and were tasted some of Australia's finest wine.
As a token of appreciation and to symbolise this new found friendship, a certificate "Friends of Australia" was presented to Grasshopper by Johnny Nee, Regional General Manager, North Asia and Chief Representative to China for Tourism Australia. Thier memorable experiences were shared while touring Australia, including learning how to cook at the Unforgettable Houseboat and making truffle chocolate and a visit to a local winery with detailed introduction of wine making at Barossa Valley.
"Friends of Australia" is a group of influential high-achievers and opinion leaders who share a passion for travelling to and within Australia, and are committed to furthering Australia's outstanding tourism reputation by sharing their favourite travel experiences, secret holiday spots, and most memorable Australian adventures.