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China government plans to open travel market to foreign companies for increase inbound tourism

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The outbound tourist market in China continues to grow at a rapid pace and for this the government plans to allow wholly foreign-owned companies to sell outbound travel products to Chinese consumers.
The proposal, made by Cao Peng cheng, deputy head of the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development, still needs to be approved by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, but Beijing authorities are confident it will be sanctioned at the state level shortly.
The foreign-owned tourism agencies have been active in China since 2003, but have been unable to sell outbound travel services.
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‘We received 6 million people in Assam, foreign tourists is also increasing'

‘We received 6 million people in Assam, foreign tourists is also increasing'

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Travel and Tour World during the World Travel Market, London, 2019, exclusively spoke to Rajesh Prasad, IAS, Principal Secretary Tourism, Government of Assam.
He highlighted Assam's immense scope for eco, tea, religious and adventure tourism, diversity in its wildlife, flora and fauna. Kaziranga National Park is renowned for one-horned rhino and Manas National Park, a wildlife sanctuary for endangered species, animals and birds. Assam has the maximum number of golf courses in the country as a state which will be promoted in the days to come. Kamakhya temple and Pao Mecca are the most...
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