Beijing to host travel summit


GUANGZHOU, China – At this crucial moment in the travel industry, the China Business Travel Summit 2011 will bring together some of the world’s and China’s most influential travel industry leaders and corporate travel buyers to discuss core issues affecting business travel.

TravelDaily ( ), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on distribution, marketing, and technology in the travel and tourism industries, announced today it will partner with China Air Service Co. Ltd. to host the 2011 China Business Travel Summit in Beijing on July 14, 2011.

According to the “2010 China Business Travel Survey Report” released by the American Express Business Travel, the business travel spending of China mainland in 2010 was growing by 17%, ranking first in the Asia-Pacific region. Looking to the future, China is expected to become the world’s largest destination for business travel within the next decade.

“Despite the global travel and tourism industry is still in the slow recovery from recession, the Chinese market becomes the only bright spot: China’s air travel and outbound travel market increased by 15.8% and 20.4% respectively in 2010, measured by the number of travelers,” said Eva He, Event Director for TravelDaily “Notably, the business travel sector has become a significant contribution to the market growth.”

In one day of keynote speeches and panel discussions, industry leaders will explore how travel suppliers and travel management companies can utilize technology innovations to improve the business travel experience and help the corporate to manage their travel spending.

“Participants in our summit seek solutions that can help transform, drive efficiency, and improve their business travel practice,” said TravelDaily’s He. “By working together with China Air Service, one of China’s leading TMCs, we are confident we can create a truly interactive and inspiring event for travel decision-makers and travel buyers.”

TravelDaily conferences are regarded as the most prestigious industry events by Chinese travel professionals and global travel companies interested in investing in China.

The 2011 China Business Travel Distribution Summit will be held at the Beijing GeHua New Century Hotel, July 14, 2011. The registration will start from May 16.


TravelDaily ( ) is China’s leading online publisher and event organizer focusing on distribution, marketing, and technology developments in the travel and tourism industries.

Its China focus, up-to-the-minute news and feature stories, and in-depth analysis by leading industry experts will keep you up-to-date on the latest industry trends.


China Air Service Co. Ltd. ( ) is the first ticketing agent in China, as well as one of China’s leading travel management companies.