China to push national plan to deal with leisure financial crisis
2008 China International Tourism Fair from today at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, the China National Tourism Administration to promote tourism with the Secretary of the International Liaison Zhu Shanzhong said yesterday in Shanghai, the China National Tourism Bureau to the departments concerned on the "National Plan of leisure", so as to foster more And more people to participate in domestic tourism, to promote domestic tourism market more to upgrade. 7 years later, will travel twice the per capita The latest statistics show that China's international and domestic tourism revenues in 2007 reached a record high of 150,000,000,000 U.S. dollars and domestic tourism, inbound tourism, outbound tourism market, the three were at a record high. According to Zhu Shanzhong, last year, domestic tourists reached 1.61 billion person-times, domestic tourism revenue amounted to 777,100,000,000 yuan. Inbound tourism, tourist arrivals throughout the year 132 million people, including tourists to spend the night up to 54,720,000 people in the world rankings in 1978 from the first 41, 2007 to the first 4; tourism foreign exchange income of 41,900,000,000 U.S. dollars, ranking World No. 4. Outbound tourism, the country as a whole total of 40,950,000 passengers, representing a growth of 18.6 percent last year. Zhu Shanzhong said, according to the World Tourism Organization predicts that by 2015 China will become the world's number one tourist country, the fourth largest tourist source country and the world's largest domestic tourism market. By then, Chinese tourists spend the night entry will be 1 million passengers, domestic tourism will reach 2.8 billion people, per capita 2 lobby, will travel up to 1 million passengers, the three major tourist market, a total of 3.0 billion people around. Rujing You very tough next year Although domestic and international tourism revenue last year was unprecedented, but at the same time, said Zhu Shanzhong, hit by the financial crisis, and other factors, the first nine months, China's inbound tourism downturn, China's tourism industry next year will be particularly severe situation in inbound tourism year. Zhu Shanzhong said, is still spreading global financial crisis on China's inbound tourism has caused a certain impact on the extent of the impact on our country are closely followed and will propose specific measures to deal with. "In the current international financial crisis has seriously affected the global tourism industry, held in Shanghai China International Travel Fair 2008 is of great significance." In order to further promote the tourism market demand, tour operators and relevant departments have taken various measures. Zhu Shanzhong said in promoting tourism at home and abroad increased at the same time, the China National Tourism Bureau to the departments concerned on the "National Plan of leisure" in order to further promote domestic tourism market. Zhu Shanzhong said that the plan is under review. Shanghai Tourism Association, the person last night, despite the "national leisure scheme" has not yet announced, but there will certainly be a number of substantive measures to stimulate the tourism market, stimulating consumer demand. Shanghai Normal University Tourism Research Center of the experts, in the context of the global financial crisis, in the future, "the National Recreation Plan" for the domestic tourism market is expected to have a big pull, and let the tourists enjoy more convenience when traveling.