China Travel Services
Travel services in China are
enterprises that make a profit by handling
entry, exit and visa formalities for visitors,
soliciting and receiving tourists and providing
food, lodging, and other services for tourists.
These travel services fall into
two categories: international and domestic.
The international travel services organize
inbound tours for travelers from overseas,
outbound tours of Chinese citizens, and
domestic travel business. Of all the travel
services in China, 1,160 are allowed to
solicit and receive overseas tourists.
The international travel services
of China provide the following services:
- Soliciting tourists from
among foreigners, overseas Chinese and
compatriots from Hong Kong, Macao and
Taiwan; organizing them in group and individual
tours of China; and providing a complete
array of tourist services, including transportation,
sightseeing, lodging, shopping, entertainment
and tourist guides;
- Handling entry, exit and
visa procedures with the authorization
of prospective tourists.
- Booking air, boat, and train
tickets, and providing luggage service