China International Tourism Commodities Fair
CITCF 2016 to be grandly open on 24 May, providing new tourism experience

As the leading trade fair for the tourism commodities and consumptions in Asia, the 8th China International Tourism Commodities Fair (CITCF) will be grandly unveiled in Yiwu International Expo Center on May 24-27, 2016. With the theme of “Smart Travel with Stylish Gadgets”, the Fair attracts nearly 1,300 leading enterprises from the United States, Sweden, France, Thailand, Burundi, Argentina, Sri Lanka, the Czech Republic, the Philippines, Germany, South Africa, Sudan, Comoros, Cameroon, Senegal, Ethiopia, Uganda, Guinea-Bissau, Tanzania, Kenya, Mali, Madagascar, Japan, Singapore, China Hong Kong within a display area of 50,000 sqm.

In order to further improve the exhibition layout and expand display contents, the CITCF rolls out the new layout for the following five halls. Specifically, A1 Hall for environmentally-friendly tourist toilets; B1 Hall for provinces and cities to showcase their tourism resources; C1 Hall for thematic showcasing; D1 Hall for outdoor supplies; E1 Hall for log cabin, caravan, camping equipment and experience. With a display area of 6,000 sqm, the real camping base will make debut at this year’s Fair, which will allow visitors to enjoy immersive feeling and savor the infinite charm of camping. Pavilion for environmentally-friendly tourist toilets will gather the leading domestic toilet enterprises, highlight the high tech, kick off exhibition area for the First National Toilet Technology Innovation Contest, and carry through toilet revolution to the end! Meanwhile, the Seminar on Chinese Toilet Revolution 2016 held concurrently will join hands with China National Tourism Administration and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to hold a high-profile meeting for the first time.

The CITCF 2016, sponsored by China National Tourism Administration and People's Government of Zhejiang Province, and jointly organized by China Tourism Association, Zhejiang Tourism Bureau, Yiwu People’ s Government and Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai Ltd., has made great efforts in a bid to present exhibitors, buyers, visitors and media a brilliant tourism commodity carnival!

Brand New Layout Gathering Leading Enterprises
In order to further improve the exhibition layout, expand display contents and attract more visitors at home and abroad with professional exhibition philosophy, the CITCF rolls out the new layout for the following five halls of Yiwu International Expo Center. Specifically, A1 Hall for environmentally-friendly tourist toilets; B1 Hall for provinces and cities to showcase their tourism resources; C1 Hall for thematic showcasing; D1 Hall for outdoor supplies; E1 Hall for log cabin, caravan, camping equipment and experience.

This year’s Fair attracts about 1,300 global leading enterprises to offer an array of tourism commodity display feasts! Some well-known exhibitors include: Shanghai Huajie Ecological and Environmental Engineering Co.,Ltd, Jiangsu Huahong New Energy Co.,Ltd, Beijing Kejie Sunshine Environmental Protection Technology Co.,Ltd, Beijing Landwasher Science & Technology Development Co.,Ltd, Hangzhou Star-up Housing Industry Co.,Ltd, EnviroSystems Engineering and Technology Co.,Ltd, Swedish Ecoloo, Smart Tourism, National Tourism Commodities Research and Development Center, Glife, Argentine Consulate, South African Tourism Authority, the Philippine Tourism Authority, Burundi Tourism Authority, Zhejiang Xibeihu Special Vehicle Co., Ltd, ZhejiangHoly Laser Technology Co.,Ltd, Bcom Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, Shanghai Zhenqu International Tour Co., Ltd, Zhejiang Ganglong Timberwork Science and Technology Co., Ltd., ARMADILLO RV, , Zhongyi RV, Great Wall RV, Shunlv RV, Woniu RV, etc.

Camping Experience Sweeping the Fair
In order to meet the exhibitors and buyers’ exhibition and procurement needs, reflect the diversified exhibition and impel international trade of tourism goods, in addition to the original log cabin and RV shows, this year’s Fair, opens up 6,000-sqm camping area for the first time, rolls out 3D lawn, gravel, fence and other scenes, arranges for real version of the base camp, and gives all visitors immersive and cool camping experience!

Moreover, pavilion for log cabin, caravan, camping equipment and experience on this year’s Fair will also kick off the “Beer Festival" Area and “Fragrant Zongzi of Dragon Boat Festival" Area to attract leading international manufacturers and traditional domestic craftsmen to perform on the site, create unique overseas and Chinese food culture, and provide one-stop tourism experience of catering, drinking, playing, enjoying and traveling!

Carry Toilet Revolution Through to the End
In order to echo with “Development of Tourism Requires Toilet Revolution” advocated by China National Tourism Administration, pavilion for tourist toilet was established during last year’s Fair for the first time, which attracted well-known domestic toilet enterprises to participate in, and acquired widespread attention from all walks of life. This year, pavilion for tourist toilet will be unveiled again, which will bring together Shanghai Huajie Ecological and Environmental Engineering Co.,Ltd, Jiangsu Huahong New Energy Co.,Ltd, Beijing Kejie Sunshine Environmental Protection Technology Co.,Ltd, Beijing Landwasher Science & Technology Development Co.,Ltd, Hangzhou Star-up Housing Industry Co.,Ltd, EnviroSystems Engineering and Technology Co.,Ltd,  Swedish Ecoloo and other industry leaders, highlight environment-friendly, high-tech tourism toilets products and technologies, and spare no effort to ”carry toilet revolution through”! 

In addition to traditional company presentations, the First National Toilet Technology Innovation Contest will also be held in Pavilion for tourist toilet and confer Excellent Case Award, Excellent Idea Award and Overseas Excellence Award. At that time, 21 award-winning enterprises will make debut. Some of the award-winning enterprises will give demo display and show the visitors air-impact, solar, foam-type and other toilet solutions.

Heavyweight Meeting on the Spotlight
Remarkable conference and concurrent activities will undoubtedly add a touch of brilliant color for the Fair. CITCF Toilet Seminar, which was held last year for the first time and triggered industry-wide debate, is officially renamed “Seminar on Chinese Toilet Revolution 2016” and for the first time joins hands with China National Tourism Administration and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for co-sponsorship. Nearly 30 experts and professional audiences at home and abroad will attend and exchange views on the theme of "Technology, Ecology, Culture and Tourism".

Three heavyweight guests, Liu Jinping, Party Member of China National Tourism Administration, Brian Arbogast, Director of Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Program of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Jack Sim, Founder of the World Toilet Organization will give opening addresses The seminar will consist of “R Review of China’s Toilet Revolution Practice, experience and result”, “Soul of Toilet Revolution: Technology revolution and management revolution” and “Be Good on Your Own, and Share with Others: Chinese and foreign friends join hands to promote world toilet revolution”. Main guest speakers include: Yang Zhenbo, Director of Water and Sanitation Department of UNICEF China, Sylvain Usher, Executive Director of African Water Association, Chua Hung Meng, Executive Director of World Toilet Organization, Ousseynou Guene, Senior Expert on Sanitary Facility from African Development Bank, Arouna Traore, Director of Water & Sanitary Facility Department, Senegal and Atsushi Kato, Chairman of NPO Japan Toilet Labo.

In addition, a series of colorful activities such as Beer Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival Day, WeChat Lottery, Xibeihu Live Demonstration, RV Vacation Salon, will be held during the fair. China International Camping Congress will also launch camping-related activities to ride a new wave of RV, self-driving, adventure and tourism.

Strong Lineup of Buyer Delegations with All-round Coverage from Media
Precise buyer plan and perfect marketing are major features of CITCF 2016. Organizers make full use of worldwide network coverage of advantaged channels and buyer database to precisely invite end-buyers from tourism and trade industry, including enterprises, public institutions, government organs and individual industrial commercial entities, and overseas businessmen to attend the Fair for trade and business. Professional buyers include: Ugandan Diplomatic Corps in China, Senegal Diplomatic Corps in China, five provinces of East China and Middle Eastern buyer group, etc.

In addition, CCTV, Xinhua News Agency, China News Agency, Economic Daily, Wenhui Daily and other national mainstream media and professional media will make news coverage for this grand event. The official Wechat, Weibo and other new media platforms will also release official first-hand information, exhibition updates and colorful activities in real time!

Following the purpose of ”Promoting Tourism Commodity Innovation and Impelling Tourism Commodity Trade”, the 8th China International Tourism Commodities Fair is committed to building a great platform for connecting supply and demand, emerging as the leading trade fair for the tourism commodities and consumptions in Asia, and breaking new ground for trade and business in Yiwu!

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