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Application Form for CTW Chinese Tourist Welcoming Award 2024

The CTW Chinese Tourist Welcome Award has been held annually by COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute since 2004. It has established itself as the leading award programme for the Chinese outbound tourism market, having presented service quality prizes to more than 150 tourism service providers, Destination Management Organisations, National Tourism Organisations, retailers, hospitality, marketing and communication companies among others.

The CTW Award programme and its winners gain widespread exposure each year through a coverage in a wide range of international printed and digital media publications.

The 2024 CTW Award ceremony will be held on May 16th, 2024 during the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF, May 16th to 18th, 2024). GITF is the oldest international tourism fair in China and the biggest in South China. This year, GITF is celebrating its 32nd anniversary and will include again a major international tourism conference organised by COTRI.

Applications are evaluated by a jury of Chinese and Non-Chinese tourism experts. Gold, Silver and Bronze CTW Awards are awarded in five categories each:

·       Product Innovation

·       Internet/Media

·       Service Quality

·       Marketing

·       Overall Performance


·       Certification from the most prestigious award in the Chinese outbound tourism market

·       Right to use CTW Award 2024 winner logo in all communication

·       Participation in a high-profile awards ceremony during Buyer’s night GITF 2024

·       For Gold Award winners: Opportunity to present during Award ceremony

·       Media coverage of Award winners in major online and offline media

·       Listing among all-time Award winners on COTRI website

·       Exposure to key industry partners

·       Free application


Please send your submission of available links, documents etc. together with this form to CTW.award@meaningful-tourism.com

The deadline for applications for the 2024 award is April 26th, 2024.

For any further questions and inquiries, please contact us at CTW.award@meaningful-tourism.com.