Registration begins for COTRI China outbound tourism seminar

    The China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) will be providing enough bandwidth to handle up to a million people for its 12-hour webinar on outbound tourism being held on 24 September beginning at 0400 GMT.
    COTRI is joining Dragon Trail Interactive and GBTIMES a Finnish broadcaster, for the “Welcome China Global Webinar” for the first online global seminar focusing on the Chinese outbound tourism market. In a statement, COTRI says the webinar will highlight the development of the Chinese tourism market to countries ranging from New Zealand to Thailand, Kenya, many European countries, the USA and others. The Webinar will include interviews with high-ranking politicians: the Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism of Kenya, Mrs. Phyllis Kandie, and the General Consul of Italy in Shanghai, China, Mr. Stefano Beltrame, as well as key players of tourism organisations and the travel industry including Keith Beecham, interim CEO of VisitBritain and Jo Lloyd, Commercial Director at Birmingham Airport.
    Registrations are now open and while COTRI says it is not necessary to register to join the webinar, only those registered will have free access to the material afterwards (see