||China's Outbound Travel Market: Important Developments for U.S. Travel Industry
||Market Overview: market briefing, visitor statistics, traveler preferences, booking methods, cultural concerns/differences.
Market Entry & China Traveler Preferences: best practices on working with Chinese travel industry, building exposure/awareness in the market, timelines for travel promotion, and more from a leading China-US tour operator.
China Program Update: discussing the MOU between the U.S. and China as well as the status of China outbound leisure/National Tour Association Inbound Program.
Visa Update: Update on Visa situation for Chinese travelers
||February 18, 2009
||Kevin Chambers, Commercial Officer, US Commercial Service - Shanghai; Sherrie Sheng, Gullivers Travel Associates, North America; Isabel Hill, Deputy Director, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, US Department of Commerce; Matt Grayson, Director of Industry & Government Relations, National Tour Association; Consular Visa Officer, American Consulate General, Shanghai
||travel, outbound, china, tourism