Published on : Wednesday, August 23, 2017
A strategic partnership has been signed between China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM) and Connect Travel to assist the tourism industry of North America to increase its business from the world’s largest tourism source market. Outbound travel from China goes beyond 100 million trips annually. It represents more than $128 billion in terms of travel spending every year.
Connect Travel will work as a special North American sales agent for COTTM. It will endorse various shows in destinations of North America, their resorts, attractions and cruise lines. The outbound travel in China gets promoted via COTTM, the specialized B2B event available. In COTTM 2018, over 4,000 travel trade buyers will meet with 400 exhibitors coming from 65 countries. It will take place from April 16th till 18th, 2018 in the city of Beijing.
To quote Will Seccombe, president of Connect Travel, “for 13 years, COTTM has been facilitating the growth and development of China’s outbound travel and tourism industry. This partnership will help North American destinations access the world’s largest tourism source market through the only B2B travel trade event in China that is 100-percent focused on outbound travel.”
Moreover, COTTM will also endorse Connect Travel Marketplace to Chinese outbound tour operators and travel agents. Connect Travel Marketplace welcomes all the top international travel buyers along with the travel industry suppliers from North America.