Wednesday, April 13, 2005

New China Outbound Travel Handbook for the Travel & Tourism Industry Released

New China Outbound Travel Handbook for the Travel & Tourism Industry Released

The China Outbound Travel Handbook will tell you exactly who is travelling abroad, how to reach them, how the travel industry is organised, and how to show your hospitality to the Chinese visitors. Written in an easy and readable style, it provides insight and analysis and is full of practical tips for any tourism business interested in attracting more Chinese customers.

(PRWEB) August 7, 2005

Doing business in China, and with China, has been the subject of countless books and training courses for nearly a decade. However they have always dealt with general business practices that can be applied to as many industries and sectors as possible.

While they are useful for background knowledge and some insight into China’s business culture, ultimately they cannot answer specific questions about China’s tourism industry. Tourism is one of the youngest industries in China, with outbound tourism literally the ‘baby,’ still learning to define itself and realise its potential.

The author and editor of China Outbound Travel Handbook are both travel professionals with many years experience in the China Outbound travel sector. Mr. Hu Huaming was CYTS Outbound department manager in Beijing, and Roy Graff was China FIT manager and E-commerce director for Gullivers Travel Associates. They know what tourism companies want to find out about China, and present it in a readable, practical format at a very reasonable price.

There are more than 150 million Chinese today that are financially able to travel overseas. 2004 outbound numbers nearly reached 29 million people, an increase of 40% over 2003. WTO estimates a minimum annual growth of 12.8%, reaching 100 million by 2020. There are over 670 licensed outbound travel agencies in China. The number of countries given ADS (Approved Destination Status) is more than 90 and increases yearly. It is an exciting time to be working in tourism, with China representing the single greatest growth opportunity in the world to western travel destinations and tourism companies.

This handbook is the travel industry professionalsÂ’ definitive tool for effective promotion and marketing in China. It will enable you to establish profitable relationships with the right counterparts in China and improve your ability to welcome the Chinese traveller successfully.

The handbook is available in electronic and print formats. For a limited time we are offering a FREE copy of the electronic version to journalists and editors who agree to review the book. Email us for more details.

To find out more please visit www. ccontact. com

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Riverside at Rio Grande Club Announces: Adventures Away from the Crowds and High Prices

Riverside at Rio Grande Club Announces: Adventures Away from the Crowds and High Prices

Rediscover Colorado at her best. Adventures abound in Colorado – many of which are waiting to be discovered far away from the busy I-70 corridor. With a major interstate transporting skiers through central Colorado to ultra-expensive and excessively popularized ski slopes, the I-70 stretch has become overcrowded, overpriced and overhyped. But a short drive to the south reveals an abundance of outdoor excitement without the crowds and for a fraction of the cost.

South Fork, CO (PRWEB) December 18, 2009

Rediscover Colorado at her best. Adventures abound in Colorado – many of which are waiting to be discovered far away from the busy I-70 corridor. With a major interstate transporting skiers through central Colorado to ultra-expensive and excessively popularized ski slopes, the I-70 stretch has become overcrowded, overpriced and overhyped. But a short drive to the south reveals an abundance of outdoor excitement without the crowds and for a fraction of the cost.

Within a relaxing scenic drive to the southwest of Denver, a world exists which cannot be imagined by most visitors to Colorado, and which many Coloradoans themselves forget about. This quiet location near Rio Grande National Forest includes a championship golf course, unrivaled fly fishing, off-roading, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing – not to mention a ski slope boasting the most snow of any ski resort in Colorado (38 feet per year).

At Riverside at Rio Grande Club (http://www. riversideatriograndeclub. com/), outdoor adventures are an everyday offering. Not only is the area teeming with activities, but also low in crowds and cost. You’ll experience lift ticket prices that are approximately 50% lower than those in the busier slopes to the north. You won’t find the crowds either.

Owners of property at Riverside at Rio Grande Club enjoy a side of Colorado few people see. Rarely can a location boast so many convenient activities such a distance apart. Riverside is only a short 20-minute drive away from Wolf Creek ski area. The adjacent Rio Grande National Forest contains 1300 miles of trails, the majority of which allow off-roading vehicles.

Riverside owners also appreciate the private access to the longest and wildest stretch of Gold Medal water in Colorado, 20 miles of one of the most under-fished rivers in the state: the South Fork of the Rio Grande. Surrounding the area is an additional 500 miles of tributaries and creeks, along with many mountain lakes, a true dream for fly-fishing enthusiasts.

Those searching for the best in mountain golfing (http://www. riversideatriograndeclub. com/), Riverside is a dream come true. The 18-hole championship course was given 6 stars by Golf Digest who also ranked Riverside at Rio Grande Club #6 in the Top 10 Best New Upscale Courses. With the golf course surrounded by millions of acres of wilderness, Riverside is an oasis from the busyness of the world. Located 8500 feet above sea level, just imagine how far the ball will fly!

During the colder months, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on groomed trails can be enjoyed right outside your Riverside door. There is no need to travel, although the eager day-tripper can find additional touring trails close by. There are also over 250 miles of groomed snowmobiling trails – a favorite pastime in the region. Between the lack of crowds and the wide open spaces, visiting Riverside at Rio Grande Club (http://www. riversideatriograndeclub. com/) is like stepping back into time to the way things used to be.

For those who have been searching for the essence of Colorado, the search is finally over. The great outdoors without the crowds and for a price that families can afford – you’ll find it all at Riverside at Rio Grande Club.

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