Sponsorship opportunities: China Outbound Tourism Research Institute’s Conference at ITB Asia 2015:

COTRI’s conference ‘China’s Outbound Tourism 2016-2020 – Keeping pace with changing trends focusing on China’s growing outbound travel market’, directed by Prof Wolfgang Georg Arlt and held at the ITB Asia in Singapore, October 22, 2015, is open for sponsorship.

Last year 9,625 trade delegates attended the ITB Asia, the ‘Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market’. Being held at Sands Expo and Convention Center, Singapore, 98% foresee vital business opportunities arising from the event.

COTRI’s session, in which leading global experts will show how to keep pace with the fast-changing market and profit from new trends, will be attended by 120 registered participants:
• Major players in the Chinese tourism market
• Decision makers, CEO’s, Key Opinion Leaders
• High-ranking participants invited by sponsors
• Representatives of International and National Tourism Organisations

Sponsorship packages range from panelists to marketing materials.

If your company is interested in showing engagement with the Chinese market, gaining visibility, showcasing its products or services and discovering new business prospects, please contact us to discuss the details further:

Ms Tanita Jasieniecka

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CTW Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards 2015 showcase best practice examples
16 best ways to welcome Chinese outbound travellers

China is the biggest outbound tourism source market in the world with more than 160 US$ spent by 116 million travellers in 2014. How to attract this major market segment and how to turn Chinese visitors into satisfied customers who recommend destinations and tourism service providers to their friends and colleagues? COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute presented 16 answers to this important question in the form of 16 CTW Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards.

Already for the 12th time CTW Awards were given during the COTTM China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market in Beijing, the most important outbound fair for the Chinese market.

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