Ctrip, one of the most significant online travel agents in China, has been selected to collaborate with the ECTY team in China on the EU-China Tourism Year 2018. Working together, they will promote ECTY via marketing campaigns and develop destination products.
Present at the meeting were Ctrip’s Europe and Middle East Area General Manager, Mr Qiu, then-Business Development & Marketing CEO Ms Chen, Group Sales & Marketing CFO, Ms Yang, special counsellor responsible for 2018 EU-China Tourism Year, Mr Philippart, Select Holding (WelcomeChinese) President, Mr Sertoli, Welcome Chinese and Welcome Chinese Vice President, Ms Lee, ETC Executive Director/CEO, Mr Santander, ETC Marketing Project Manager and Sinolgoist, Frantisek Reismuller, and ETOA Executive Director, Tom Jenkins.
The ECTY task force is based in Beijing and has multiple functions in its remit, primarily as the lead on relations with the European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macao; Member States embassies and consulates in China; CNTA to coordinate on the EU’s contribution to the ECTY 18 closing ceremony; and stakeholders involved in ECTY actions in China, e.g. the EU film festival.
Ctrip.com International Ltd. (CTRP), was founded in 1999 and has become a leading provider of travel services including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management.