GUANGZHOU, China, 5 September 2017: The China (Guangdong) International Tourism Industry Expo 2017 (CITIE) will open 8 September at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, here in Guangzhou.
By the time the expo closes, 10 September, the organisers promise business transactions will have been concluded that will tap China’s vast outbound travel market particular for Asian destinations.
Show organisers confirmed more than 4,500 booths have booked 90,000 m2 of exhibition space presenting travel content from 55 countries and 22 Chinese provinces, and autonomous regions.
Twenty tourism agencies from Thailand will participate in the expo for the first time.
The expo, organised by the Tourism Administration of Guangdong Province, aims to boost tourism and present smart technology that is revolutionising how travel is booked and managed.
Now in its 12th year, the expo attracted 3,000 exhibitors, 22,000 professional buyers, and over 500,000 consumers in 2016.
(Source: Tourism Administration of Guangdong Province).