About Us

China International Travel Service Limited, Head Office (abbreviated to CITS) was founded in 1954. Through its 60 years of development, CITS has been blooming from a foreign affairs reception unit at its early stage under China’s State Council into a large state-owned key enterprises group integrating all inclusive services in the travel industry. For decades, it has sustained a high reputation in the international travel service market by continually offering quality service and developing new travel products, which fully demonstrates its role as a leading enterprise in China’s travel service industry.

CITS owns a national network with 122 CITS branches and sub-branch offices across the whole country to provide service wherever people travel within China. CITS is a prestigious trademark of high value in China and is the only travel service company among China’s Top 500 Enterprises, with its real assets worth RMB 10 billion.

CITS is the first industrial member of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in China and is the Chairman of the China Association of Travel Services (CATS). Besides, it has been admitted into such international organizations as PATA, IATA, and ASTA. In 2000, it successfully passed the ISO9001 Authentication of its quality service system. In 2004, CITS merged with China Duty-free Group, incorporating it into the CITS Group Corporation.

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Nationwide Branches of CITS
In China, CITS owns a national network with 122 CITS branches and sub-branch offices across the whole country to provide service wherever people travel within China. CITS has a large team of proficient, knowledgeable, productive, and experienced staffs. The high-educated professionals speak 14 foreign languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, Germany, French, Russian, and Japanese, which ensure our best travel service to global visitors.
Departments of CITS
CITS Inbound Travel Headquarter consists of 12 departments, which are North America & Oceania, UK & Other English-speaking Regions, the Netherlands, Greece & Scandinavian Countries, Russia, East European Countries, Spanish-speaking Regions, Asia & Africa, Japan, French-speaking Regions, Italy, German-speaking Regions, Meeting & Incentive and E-Commerce. These well organized departments provide best quality inbound travel services to travel companies and agencies all over the world.
CITS Group
CITS GROUP CORPORATION is a key state-owned large corporation in China integrated with travel service, sales of duty-free products, development and management of real estates in tourism resorts, communications and transport, electronic commerce, and other general services. With registered capital of RMB 390 million, CITS is one of the largest and most powerful travel service enterprises in China.
History of CITS
China International Travel Service Limited, Head Office was founded in 1954. Through its 59 years of development, CITS has been blooming from a foreign affairs reception unit at its early stage under China’s State Council into a large state-owned key enterprises group integrating all inclusive service in travel industry. Here are our timeline and key milestones, which witness our success in China’s travel industry.  Here are our timeline and key milestones, which witness our success in China’s travel industry.