Chinese tourism

The China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) is drafting new measures to further open the Chinese outbound travel market for international travel companies. As for now foreign companies are not allowed to offer traveling abroad to Chinese tourists. International travel companies from 14 countries and regions, including Germany’s Tui and Japan’s JTB, have established 44 foreign joint ventures in China. The companies stayed in business in China even though they earned little or even suffered losses.
But now government has given clear signs that soon non Chinese tour agencies will be allowed to organize outbound group travels. This will change tourism landscape dramatically, but how fast the implementation will be nobody knows.

Read the China Daily article