Top 100 Chinese Travel Agencies Named
CHENGDU, June 24 -- China's top 100
international travel service providers and top 100
domestic travel agencies in the year 2000 have
been named by the National Tourism Administration
China International Travel Service, the China
Youth Travel Service and the China Travel Service
(CTS) were ranked the three best among some 1,200
international travel service providers.
The Shanghai-based Chunqiu (Spring and Autumn)
Travel Service, the Hangzhou Garden Tourism and
Trade Company in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang
Province, and the Capital Travel Service under CTS
were the leaders of about 8,000 travel agencies
which provide domestic tourism service only.
The NTA announced the results Saturday at the
ongoing 2001 China Tourism Trade Fair in Chengdu,
capital of southwestern province of Sichuan,after
an annual examination of the implementation of
service standards, quality of service, and the
internal management of all travel agencies.
The top 100 travel agencies are mainly located
in major cities and travel destinations of 21
Chinese provinces, autonomous regions and
However, 170 travel agencies, or 2 percent of
the total, failed to pass the annual examination
and will be disqualified from the industry,
according to the NTA.
-- source: Xinhua News Agency
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