His Excellency Xiao Qian, People’s Republic of China Ambassador to Hungary and Dr. Ádám Ruszinkó – Deputy State Secretary for Tourism met at the Ministry of National Economy to support tourism in the region’s countries.
Hungary official member of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), ratified by the General Assembly Resolution, which provided for the official Chinese languages among the admission of the World Tourism Organization. The Hungarian tourism with diplomacy helped to create the most dynamically developing China’s official language to the UNWTO and quickly became a language of among the world’s major tourist source markets.
The latest news on Chinese citizens inbound tourism in Hungary show a number of Chinese tourists traveling to Hungary is dynamically increasing from year to year. China is among the main countries standing in the 20th place sending tourist to Hungary. Chinese tourists visiting Europe usually visit Hungary during their second or third journey. The Chinese tourists generally gather a positive impression of Hungary.
The number of Chinese tourists typically within Central and Eastern European countries travel within organized groups visiting Hungary. Most occasions making joint visits together with Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Germany.
In Hungary around 40 Chinese tour operators and travel agency offering short and long vacation time to spend learn about both counties culture, landscapes, food and a wide selection of wines from internationally renowned winemaker at their vineyards.
Currently within the ADS system 82 accredited travel agency are in Hungary.
The China Tourism Administration (CNTA) regional branch to be open in Hungary with a new regional office in Budapest will make it much easier for the countries dealing with tourism co-operation between China and Central and Eastern European countries with the support of the regional coordinator of tourism. Hungary is in co-operation, coordinating, promoting Chinese tourism within 16 countries in this region. In the year 2014, 100000 Chinese tourist visited Hungary.
From the first of May, Air China will carry four times a week: Sunday – Monday – Wednesday –Friday, back-and-forth on board the Airbus A330 passengers from Beijing to Budapest with the planes stopping over for a short while in the Belorussian capital Minsk, continuing its flight to the . From Budapest the aircrafts will fly straight to the Chinese capital. This will a milestone easier for Chinese and Hungarian traveling tourists and business individuals to reach their destinations as travel time only lasts 7 hours.With Air China landing in Budapest it is like opening a new window between the two countries which will be much easier to promote mutual traveling.
Air China flights to Budapest will be really successful when the endpoints on travel aspects will be resolved so the groups visiting Budapest flown by Air China may be able to continue their travel, heading to Munich, Vienna, Geneva, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf or Milan. Expectations will be coming up in the winter scheduling season.
Update and snaps by Aggie Reiter