ITB China 2018 introduces the Business Travel Day
Interactive discussions among industry experts
Business trips are an important economic factor in the travel industry. On 17 May 2018 the ITB China Conference will offer everyone working in the business travel market an ideal platform for training and networking at the Business Travel Day. Practical workshops with up-to-date information on methods and strategies will provide both career newcomers and corporate travel managers with first-hand knowledge and updates. This year's exclusive partners are CITS American Express Global Business Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel China and BCD Travel. Admission to the Business Travel Day is free for visitors of ITB China. Clients from all ITB China business travel day partners will be sending their corporate travel managers to attend this event and senior representatives will have up-to-the-minute panel discussions, presenting current topics and profound knowledge in the areas of Business and Corporate Travel.
"China is an enormous market for corporate travel and there is still great potential for growth, said Jonathan Kao, Managing Director-Greater China at BCD Travel, "We are pleased to work with ITB China to host the Business Travel Day and forge a communication platform for our corporate clients and the industry to focus on topics with the highest priority. The high-profile and experienced speakers at ITB China will provide us with efficient communication on topics ranging from basic logic and user demands to the latest industry trends, and shed light on specific solutions. We look forward to the second edition of ITB China!"
KJ WU, Deputy General Manager, Carlson Wagonlit Travel China, said "Corporate travel management has transitioned from a sole focus on cost control to a multidimensional consideration on offerings, technologies and efficiency", and questions, how travel management companies and their clients will find a balance between convenience and regulation, mobility and security, multiple payment methods and data integration, considering that the ways and channels for travel booking have become so diverse. "This is not just about leveraging new technologies, but also about cultivating an innovative management mindset under the digital economy. We look forward to having extensive conversations with our peers on the Business Travel Day of ITB China 2018!", according to WU.
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About ITB Berlin and ITB Asia
First launched 51 years ago, ITB Berlin is recognised as the most successful trade show for the global travel industry. Some 10,000 exhibitors from more than 180 countries regularly attend this event. Every year in October for the last ten years Messe Berlin has successfully organised ITB Asia in Singapore. Boasting 940 exhibitors from 113 countries, ITB Asia in Singapore has established itself as Asia's Leading Travel Trade Show. As the second show in Asia, ITB China will take place in Shanghai, one of the leading industrial cities in the People's Republic of China, and with a population of around 23 million one of world's largest cities. In contrast to ITB Asia, which Seite 3 von 3 reflects tourism in Asia as a whole, ITB China focuses entirely on the Chinese travel market.
About ITB China and the ITB China Conference
ITB China 2018 will take place from Wednesday to Friday, 16 to 18 May, at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre in hall 1. ITB China is a three-day business to business travel trade fair that focuses exclusively on the Chinese travel industry. The ITB China Conference will take place parallel with the show and is co-organised by the leading conference organiser TravelDaily (www.traveldaily.cn).