Group shows strong commitment for ITB China 2021 as confirmed Official Travel Service Partner of this year’s hybrid event

  • The Marketplace for China’s Travel Industry to strengthen longstanding partnership with one of the leading online travel groups in the world
  • Cooperation with 2021 ASIA-PACIFIC CORPORATE TRAVEL SUMMIT, organized by Group as Corporate Travel Event Partner

SHANGHAI and BERLIN, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Group, a leading global travel service provider, has announced they will be an Official Travel Service Partner for this year’s ITB China show, held from 24 – 26 November 2021 in Shanghai with a virtual extension from 8 November to 31 December. Group is one of the world’s leading online travel service providers with global travel brands under its umbrella providing hundreds of millions of travellers worldwide with accommodation reservation, transportation and attraction ticketing, vacation and tour packages, and corporate travel management services. ITB China is the largest B2B-Exclusive trade show focused on the Chinese travel market and brings together buyers and industry professional from all over the world. Group’s engagement at ITB China 2021 will include numerous on-site activities, sharing its latest market knowledge and forecasts at the ITB China Conference sessions, and added networking opportunities by co-hosting the ITB China Cruise Night for the fourth consecutive time, this year set to take place on the evening of 24 November.

Ms. Jane Sun, CEO of Group, said: "I am very excited to attend ITB China in person this year. It has been a while, but it is wonderful to be able to meet up with industry partners again. While the pandemic has brought global travel to a standstill, we are working together at full speed toward travel recovery. ITB China 2021 will provide the travel industry with a trusted platform for personal encounters and successful business again. I can’t wait to seeing you all in Shanghai again soon!"

(Ms. Jane Sun, CEO of Group)
(Ms. Jane Sun, CEO of Group)

As one of Group’s flagship events, the 2021 ASIA-PACIFIC CORPORATE TRAVEL SUMMIT will be held concurrently to ITB China on 24 November in Shanghai to discuss the future development of the business travel eco-chain together with high-value corporate customers, airlines, hotels, MICE companies, travel payment and expense management companies. The event is also the Corporate Travel Event Partner of ITB China 2021 this year. Senior excutives from Group Corporate Travel will in turn be joining the dicussions of  the ITB China 2021 MICE and Business Travel Conference sessions, to take place on the second day of ITB China, 25 November. This joint cooperation will provide attendees of these two events with more business opportunities and insights from a broader industry perspective.

Meanwhile, Group maintains close attention to the development of China’s domestic travel market, sharing insights with the industry and supporting partners to evolve along with consumer trends. The China Traveler’s Forum (CTF), one of the global travel group’s most important annual events in China, has helped domestic destinations enhance their cultural tourism offering through cooperation with local governments since its establishment in 2014. This year, the International Travelers’ Forum (ITF) conference, for overseas markets was launched, with Group hosting an International Traveler’s Form and Travelers’ Night Festival in Sanya. At the end of the year, Group will also host their annual Traveler’s Froum Gala conference, which according to Group statistics, the total number of people participating in the CTF has exceeded 200,000.

The exhibitor registration of ITB China 2021 ends on 15 September 2021. Exhibitors can register under the following link: here.

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About Group Group is a leading global travel service provider comprising of, Ctrip, Skyscanner, and Qunar. Across its platforms, Group helps travellers around the world make informed and cost-effective bookings for travel products and services, and enables partners to connect their offerings with users through the aggregation of comprehensive travel-related content and resources, and an advanced transaction platform consisting of apps, websites and 24/7 customer service centers. Founded in 1999 and listed on NASDAQ in 2003 and HKEX in 2021, Group has become one of the best-known travel groups in the world, with the mission "to pursue the perfect trip for a better world". Find out more about Group here:

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About ITB China and the ITB China Conference

ITB China 2021 will take place from Wednesday to Friday, 24 to 26 Nov, at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre. In addition to the physical event, ITB China 2021 Virtual will be held from 8 November to 31 December 2021. ITB China is a business-to-business travel trade platform that focuses exclusively on the Chinese travel industry. The ITB China Conference will take place parallel with the show and is co-organized by the leading travel conference organizer TravelDaily (

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