Beijing to host International Tourism Expo

Updated: 2013-06-06 21:57


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The Beijing International Tourism Expo 2013 will be held in the China National Convention Center from June 21 to 23.

The expo will attract tourism agencies and companies from 81 countries and regions, and provide a platform for exhibitors and buyers to exchange views and make inquiries.

The three-day event is expected to attract as many as 100,000 visitors, according to the Beijing Tourism Development Committee.

The general income for the capital’s tourism industry was 362.7 billion yuan ($59 billion) in 2012, a year-on-year increase of 12.8 percent. The total number of tourists has reached 231 million, up 8.1 percent year-on-year, said the committee.