•  PopupDesign_2013

    Did you know 31% of the travelers make destination research and selection 3-5 months before their vacation

    Access the CNTO Tourism Research Reports

News

Li Keqiang at tourism world conference

First World Conference on Tourism for Development Opens in Beijing

05/23/2016

The opening ceremony of the first World Conference on Tourism for Development was held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 19. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered a speech at the ceremony, noting that while the tourism industry is a driving force to cultivate new economic opportunities, alleviate poverty and construct a beautiful China, it also is a bridge for friendly exchanges with the outside world.

In addition, Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique, and Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, attended the ceremony and delivered speeches. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, sent his congratulatory message. They all noted the importance of tourism’s role in terms of promoting international economic and social development, culture exchange, global economy growth, and driving world peace. More than 1,000 attended the ceremony, including leaders from more 100 countries and international organizations, tourism board officials, and travel industry representatives.

Premier Li, together with the leaders of attending countries and organizations, attended the launching ceremony of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.

Li Jinzao, Chairman of China National Tourism Administration, also attended the event and noted that in the coming five years, China will launch a series of international cooperation projects on tourism, including the development and protection of tourism resources, consulting services for tourism planning and training of Chinese-speaking tour guides and management staff.

Click for Photo

Read More

Ningxia Delegation Reaches Out to American Market

05/23/2016

Earlier this month, officials from the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region visited North America for outreach and meetings, with the goal of inviting more Americans to visit Ningxia. On May 9, 2016 the delegation, led by Mr. Wang Heshan, Vice Governor of Ningxia and Mr. Xu Xiaoping Director-General of Tourism Administration of Ningxia, accompanied by Ms. Pan Xiaopeng, Deput ...Read More

Henan Taichi Performance in New York’s Times Square

05/23/2016

Henan Tourism hosted a Taichi demonstration in the heart of Times Square on May 14. More than 100 Taichi enthusiasts from across the United States gave a live performance of Taichi. People were invited to learn about the art of Taichi as well as the beautiful scenery and culture of Henan. Ms. Pan Xiaopeng, Deputy Director of China National Tourist Office New York, att ...Read More

Disney Promises President Xi Jinping A Safe, High-quality Theme Park

05/23/2016

With the grand opening of Shanghai Disneyland coming up next month, the CEO Walt Disney Co, Robert Iger, met with China President Xi Jinping and promised “safe and pleasing service. The park is undergoing final trial operations to prepare for the formal launch. The project is the first Disney park on Chinese mainland. It is a joint investment by Walt Disney Co and S ...Read More

News


  • 05/23/2016 First World Conference on Tourism for Development Opens in Beijing...Read More
  • 05/23/2016 Ningxia Delegation Reaches Out to American Market...Read More
  • 05/23/2016 Henan Taichi Performance in New York’s Times Square...Read More
  • 05/23/2016 Disney Promises President Xi Jinping A Safe, High-quality Theme Park...Read More
  • 05/16/2016 Hainan Sees Growth from Foreign Visitors...Read More
  • 05/16/2016 Xiamen Airlines Starting Service to Seattle in September...Read More
  • 05/16/2016 China Eastern to Buy 20 Airbus A350 Jets, 15 Boeing 787s...Read More
  • 05/16/2016 Xanadu Museum Site in Inner Mongolia Opens to Public...Read More
  • 05/16/2016 China Invests $11.9 Billion in Aviation Infrastructure in 2016...Read More
  • 05/09/2016 Las Vegas Close to Receiving First Nonstop China Flights...Read More
China in the News Archives