International integration

Kazakhstan presented tourist potential at CITM-2016 in Shanghai

On November 11 -13, 2016 Shanghai held the largest China International Travel Market Tourism Fair (CITM 2016). Here the regions of Kazakhstan and representatives of major tour operators have been presented in the framework of a united national stand.
World 14 November, 19:38

In total, the exhibition complex «Shanghai New International Expo Centre» was attended by over 400 international exhibitors, 600 delegations and more than 100 thousand visitors.

At the request of the Department of Investment and Development of Tourism Industry of the Ministry, the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs "Atameken" and Foreign Trade Chamber of Kazakhstan organized the participation of the Kazakh delegation.

Among Kazakhstani companies there were: «KazAllianceGroup» LLP, «Explore Central Asia LTD», «Sky Way Travel», «TuranAsia LLP», «Meruert Sayakhat», «ABDI travel», «Touroperator Kompas», «Travel and MICE», «Uni tour», «Complete service», "Keruen", "tour operator "Asia the Discovery", "APHA tour".

"The CITM has given Kazakhstani companies a number of advantages to enter the Chinese market. In general, the exhibition attracts Chinese tour operators, forming a group of tourists and the new proposals of routes", - stated the MID.

As part of the exhibition, the CITM Director of the Department for Investment and Development of the Ministry of Industry Tourism Marat Igaliyev met with representatives of the State Tourism Administration of the China administration. Following the talks, the sides agreed to continue to deepen practical cooperation, improve conditions for tourists and expand cooperation in the framework of the China Tourism Year and the Year of Kazakhstan in Kazakhstan's tourism in China in 2017.

Also, thetre were bilateral meetings with national and regional offices of tourism, tour operators, and China and other countries organizations.

The Chinese travel companies and tourists have shown great interest in the EXPO-2017.