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China Responsible Tourism Forum

China Responsible Tourism Forum

PATA, together with China International Heritage Towns Exposition, invites you to the first ever China Responsible Tourism Forum (CRTF), December 16, 2011. The forum will coincide with the China Heritage Towns Exposition that will be held on December 16-18, 2011 in Beijing, China.

The forum aims to help, protect and preserve the heritage and culture of ancient villages in China, while responsibly developing these villages to boost tourism. Esteemed international and local Chinese experts will talk about ways of implementing responsible tourism development as well as exchange ideas in developing and managing tourist sites and attractions.


Also in China today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Shanghai.

City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.


However, each city retains its own mobile identity via a dedicated domain. Already on offer are Brussels.Mobi, Paris.Mobi, Sanfrancisco.Mobi and Sydney.Mobi. is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.

Most entries are also linked to websites where users can quickly access more detailed information if needed.

Other key features include information on accommodation, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and transport.

City.Mobi guides include user reviews and traveller utilities such as a translation guide, currency converter, news and local weather guide.