China International Travel Mart 2012(CITM 2012), jointly hosted by the CNTA, the Civil Aviation Administration of China and the Shanghai Municipal Government, opens in Shanghai today. The event is held from November 15 to 18 on a scale larger than ever before.
There are 104 countries and regions participating in CITM 2012. The display space of the CITM has been extended to approximately 57,500 square meters in a bid to meet the growing demand of exhibitors.
First held in 2001, CITM has grown to be the largest professional travel mart in Asia. As an annual event, it is held in Shanghai and Kunming city in southwest China's Yunnan Province alternately.