EU-China Mission and Travel Trade Market TTM 2018


A Sicilian Delegation of travel agencies, tour operators, hotels and tourism association will visit China during an exploratory mission organized to create new synergies between the EU tourism operators and China.
The companies involved are interested in acquiring knowledge on the Chinese Tourist market and meet potential partners, local stakeholders and institutional bodies. The mission includes three main destinations: Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai.

On the occasion of the EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY), from the 1st to the 9th of September 2018, Sicindustria organises a mission to China with a delegation of Tourism enterprises, in collaboration with the China Enterprise Europe Network partners of EUPIC and EU SME Centre. The mission includes three main destinations: Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai.
In Bejing, companies will hold meetings with: local tourist companies, EU SME Centre, IPR China Helpdesk, Italian Chamber of Commerce in China, Italian Embassy representatives. They will also visit relevant locations.
In Chengdu, companies will meet EUPIC, local tourist operators and other stakeholders.
They will also participate in the Travel Trade Market (, where a specific “Sicindustria/Enterprise Europe Network” booth is foreseen to promote the Sicilian Tourist companies. The TTM is a unique event in the city of Chengdu which for three days brings together all the main traders of the Chinese, Asian and International Tourism Industry. The fair acts as a bridge between Asia and the rest of the world facilitating the collaboration between Asian main traders and the key players of International tourism industry. In addition, Sicindustria will support the Regional Department for Tourism, which will be present for the first time in Chengdu, and introduce the institutional representatives to the local stakeholders.
Some companies will complete their mission in Chengdu, while others will continue to Shanghai.
In Shangai, the delegation will meet ITA/ICE (Italian Trade Agency), local potential partners, airlines representatives, local law firms, e-commerce platforms representatives.


August 31, 2018 - September 9, 2018