Posted On 2016/03/03 By In Business, China Domestic, China Inbound, News, China Outbound, Government, Policies With 870 Views

China to strengthen Supervision of Tourism Market

China’s State Council, the cabinet, said Friday it will expedite establishment of a tourism supervision mechanism to address problems such as the infringement of tourists’ rights.

The State Council has set up a working group specially for supervision, while China National Tourism Administration will be responsible for guidance, coordination and supervision, among other duties.

Local governments were also urged to establish relevant mechanisms and make public the details, the cabinet said in a notice.

The government encouraged citizens to provide tips on violations of the rules or law via the “12301” hotline or other platforms.

China’s booming domestic tourism market saw over 4 billion journeys in 2015, generating tourism revenue of more than 4 trillion yuan ($620 billion).

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Stefan (from Austria, Europe) has been living, studying and working in China since 2010. Stefan has worked on several research, publication and consulting projects focusing on the China Travel Market. He holds three Masters degrees and is an expert on China Outbound Tourism, Marketing and Social Media in China. Stefan works with BMG on the Global Ready China Seminars as well as the Global Ready China News and related projects. He also has teaching engagements in the areas of eMarketing and Tourism Strategy.

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