Guangdong’s travel and tourism industry accounts for one third of the nation’s total travel and tourism industry.
? Guangdong?s travel and tourism industry accounts for
one third of the nation?s total travel and tourism industry.
Travel & Tourism
? Guangdong, with a population of 96.4 million, is the
largest province in China, and represents the single
largest potential source of tourists for U.S. tour operators
Major Trade Show in 2011:
? Guangdong has the highest GDP of any province in the
Guangzhou International Travel Fair 2011
Date: March 24-26, 2011
? Guangdong?s residents have the highest level of
Venue: Guangzhou Jinhan Exhibition Center
disposable income of any province in China.
Organizer: Hannover Fairs Shanghai Ltd.
Contact: Ms. Iris Han
? Guangdong consistently has the largest outbound tourists
of any province in the country. Fax: 86-20-8626-6690
Web site: www.gitf.com.cn
Opportunities and Trends
? Chinese leisure travelers are likely to increasingly
travel to the United States in group tours as a result
? The U.S Department of Commerce forecasts that the
of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed
United States will host 579,000 Chinese travelers by
by both countries in Dec 2007.
2011, an increase from 525,000 in 2009.
? Chinese travel agencies are now allowed to partner
? In 2009, total U.S. travel and tourism service exports
with U.S. companies to organize and market
to Chinese travelers was $3.5 billion. This value of
packaged group leisure tours to the United States,
travel and tourism exports is calculated by totaling
and U.S. travel destinations are able to advertise in
all spending by Chinese people on short term visits
to the United States, with the average Chinese tourist
spending about $6,000 USD per visit.
For More Information Contact:
Diana Liu & Andrew Gately
U.S. Commercial Service
American Consulate General Guangzhou
Phone: (86-20) 8667-4011 ext. 632
Fax: (86?20) 8666?6409
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