Responsible Tourism and China

Responsible Tourism and China

6 Nov 2018, 10:30 - 11:00

Asia Inspiration Zone - AS1070
Language:
English

In 2017 there were 5bn+ visits to tourism sites by domestic tourists, including foreigners with local visitor permits and 139 million international arrivals. Only 7% of Chinese citizens have passports but they made 145m overseas trips in 2017. In 2016 Chinese tourists spent $2,611 million abroad, the Americans managed only $1,236 million. Internationally China has more impact on international travel and tourism than any other country. What are the prospects for Responsible Tourism in China and what impact will growing numbers of Chinese tourist have on the destinations they choose to visit?

Contributors

  • Xu Jing

    Moderator

    Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific

    World Travel Organization (UNWTO)

    As a long-serving member of UNWTO for over two decades, Xu Jing has been the Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific at the World Tourism...

  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt

    Speaker

    Director

    COTRI China Outbound Tourism and Research Institute

    First visit to People’s Republic of China in 1978 1991-1999 owner of Inbound Tour Operator  China -> Europe with offices in Beijing and Berlin ...

  • Daisy Wang

    Speaker

    Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer

    D&J Global Communications

    Rising from her early years as a college lecturer in English culture and later a project manager of tourism TV programs, Ms. Wang acts actively and...

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