China’s expenditure on travel abroad reached US$102 billion in 2012, making it the first tourism source market in the world in terms of spending. Other emerging markets as well as most traditional tourism source markets also showed positive results … April 5, 2013
“The Outline for National Tourism and Leisure (2013-2020),” recently issued by the government of China, sets the ground for the redefinition of tourism development and management in the country, including a strong support for outbound tourism as well … March 27, 2013
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - The Chinese government has announced a series of initiatives aimed at increasing travel among its citizens. In a recently-released document, the government emphasized the importance of travel as an avenue to enhance both the nation’s … March 18, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Academy and China’s Shanghai Institute of Tourism have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) paving the way for lecturers and students to follow internship programs within both institutions.
The MOU was officially signed … January 28, 2013
The Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), Mr. Shao Qiwei, and the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, have agreed to strengthen cooperation between both organizations as a key step towards advancing … January 21, 2013
SHANGHAI, China - The second PATA China Responsible Tourism & China-ASEAN Tourism Development Forum concluded in Shanghai November 16 with 152 participants, up from 130 who attended the first forum on December 16, 2011.
All delegates interacted with … November 22, 2012
The Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), Mr. Shao Qiwei, and the founder of the international hotel chain Melia Hotels, Mr. Gabriel Escarrer Julia, have been named as the first winners of the UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement. … November 14, 2012
Following the success of last year's inaugural China Meetings Summit at EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ), the world's economic power house will once again bring a number of experts from the region's meetings industry to discuss the growth and movement of inbound … November 13, 2012
The travel and tourism industry in China is substantially bigger than automotive manufacturing and supports almost as many jobs as the mining sector.
This is according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) sponsored by American … September 15, 2012
China will be the focal point of this year's BRICS events at World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, as the country becomes one of the biggest inbound and outbound tourism markets.
Two China Business Network sessions … August 21, 2012
BANGKOK, Thailand - Over 3,000 attendees joined the 6th Central China Tourism Expo (CCTE), which took place July 6-8 in the City of Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. The 3-day travel trade event was organized by Hubei Provincial Tourism Administration and … July 10, 2012
Alain St. Ange, the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture, was received during his working visit to the People’s Republic of China at the People’s Great Hall in Beijing where he held discussions with Mr. Wang Jun, Party Secretary of the China … April 19, 2012
The Seychelles delegation to the 10th Routes Asia forum in Chengdu, China, led by their Minister for Tourism & Culture, Alain St.Ange, has met with the press at the 10th Routes Asia forum at Chengdu, China.
The minister was accompanied by the CEO … April 17, 2012
SHANGHAI, China – Pre-event registration begins as delegates start arriving at IT&CM China 2012 from around the world. All eyes are on the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Dinner taking place tomorrow, April 17 at the ballroom of the Renaissance Shanghai … April 16, 2012
Seychelles President Mr. James A Michel left Seychelles yesterday on a working visit to the People’s Republic of China. This visit testifies to the strong relations of friendship and cooperation with China, which were established 35 years ago. It also … October 18, 2011
WASHINGTON, DC - Industry leader, Travel Document Systems, Inc., a 26-year veteran of the expedited visa and passport business, has announced that in response to the rapidly-growing consumer demand in travel and tourism to the People's Republic of China, … May 26, 2011
GUANGZHOU, China - TravelDaily ( www.traveldaily.cn ), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on distribution, marketing, and technology in the travel and tourism industries, announced today it will partner with PhoCusWright … April 26, 2011
BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will be launching its forecasts of travel demand for regional China on Monday, April 11, 2011 during the PATA 60th Anniversary and Conference, April 9-12, 2011, at the China World Hotel, Beijing. … April 4, 2011