CTW Awards

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The Chinese Tourist Welcome Award has been organised by COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute since 2004. More than 100 tourism service providers, Destination Management Organisations, National Tourism Organisations, retailers, marketing and communication companies and others involved in the Chinese outbound tourism source market have been awarded with the CTW Award. It is recognised inside and outside China as the most important quality sign for the international Chinese outbound market, with wide coverage in print and electronic media.

Having first been held at ITB Berlin in 2004, the CTW Awards ceremony 2017 will take place at ITB China in Shanghai between 10:30-11:30am on Friday 12th May.


The application is free of charge. Applicants are asked to provide information about their products, services and/or planned projects related to the Chinese source market and examples in the form of brochures, online information, press releases or other materials before April 26th, 2017.