CHINA- China National Tourism Administration (CNTA)
China National Tourism Administration
9A Jianguomennei Ave., Beijing 100740,
China Tel: (0086-10) 65201114
Fax: (0086-10) 65122096
China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) is under the direct leadership of the State Council, in charge of developing, promoting and regulating China’s tourism industry.
The main responsibilities of CNTA are as follows:
1. Mapping out guidelines, policies and plans for the tourism development; Working out the solutions to the important problems in the economic operations of tourism; Drawing up the industry regulations, rules, and standards and supervising their implementation;
2. Coordinating the implementation of the related tourism policies to ensure the smooth operation of tourism activities, especially in the fields of the Holiday Tourism, the Tourism Security, Tourism Emergency Assistance as well as Tourism Insurance;
3. Studying out strategies to explore and develop international tourism market; Organizing important promotions and promoting the overall image of the national tourism; Organizing and directing the development of important tourism products;
4. Fostering and developing domestic tourism market; Studying out strategic measures and directing their implementation; Supervising tourism market order and service quality; Handling the complaints of the tourists and maintaining the rights and interests of tourism consumers;
5. Organizing investigation and evaluation of tourism resources; Directing planning and developing of important tourism sites; Collecting tourism statistics;
6. Guiding tourism communications and cooperation with other countries and regions; Representing Chinese Government to sign the international tourism protocols; Studying out and supervising the implementation of the regulations and rules concerning outbound tourism and border tourism;
7. Directing tourism education and training; Studying out License System and Qualification Criteria System for tourism employees and implementation.
8. Directing local tourism authorities to develop regional tourism;
9. Carrying out other tasks assigned by State Council.
CNTA has 7 departments: General Administration, Comprehensive Coordination Department, Policy and Legal Department, Marketing & Communications Department, Industry Management Department, Planning and Finance Department, Human Resources Department.
CNTA has 6 affiliated organizations: CNTA Logistics Center, CNTA Information Center, China Tourism Association, China Tourism News, China Travel and Tourism Press, China Tourism Management Institute.
CNTA has set up 18 overseas representative offices in 15 important tourist generating countries and regions, namely: China National Tourism Administration Tokyo Office, Osaka Office, Singapore Office, Kathmandu Office, Seoul Office, New York Office, Los Angeles Office, Toronto Office, London Office, Paris Office, Frankfurt Office, Madrid Office, Zurich Office, Sydney Office, Moscow Office, Asia Tourism Exchange Center Limited in Hong Kong, New Delhi Office, Rome Office.