Wendy Zhang/ Shanghai Daily news
The 8th China International Travel Mart kicked off at the Shanghai New
International Expo Center in Pudong yesterday morning, with special attendee
Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng.
The exhibition has a total space of 57,500 square
meters, up 27 percent from that in 2005 and 25 percent from 2004. More than
4,100 exhibitors from 280 groups attended the fair, including 31 domestic
groups, 36 Chinese travel companies and 213 overseas groups from 91 countries.
The exhibition opened to industry professionals yesterday and today, and
will open to the public on November 18 and 19.