Travel Industry News at since 1997. Interviews, podcasts, videos, pictures and more

Travelport to Promote Beijings 72-Hour Free Transit Visa

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Travelport has entered into a new marketing partnership with Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development (Beijing Tourism) to promote Beijing as a stopover destination in Asia, highlight Beijings 72-hour free transit visa, and drive traffic and bookings to the city.

Beijing Tourism is a key division of Beijings Municipal Government and is responsible for planning, promoting and accelerating the growth of tourism into the city.

The new marketing partnership utilises a number of Travelports Digital Media Solutions which enable Beijing Tourism to communicate its offering to Travelports 67,000 travel agencies globally, targeting specific audiences at exactly the right time.

Mr. Zhang Jing, Director of Department of City Image and Marketing, Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development, said, We are thrilled to be working with Travelport to promote tourism to our beautiful city. We look forward to capitalising on Travelports extensive global footprint to tap into new markets and increase awareness of Beijing as a stopover destination.

Beijings 72-hour free transit visa is available to passport holders of the following countries:

Schengen Agreement Countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Demark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

Other European Countries: Albania, Russia, United Kingdom, Iceland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia

Plus the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile,  Australia, New Zealand  Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, United Arab Emirates and Qatar.

Numerous terms and conditions apply however, so it is important to check with your local Chinese Embassy or Consulate whether you and the trip you are taking allows you to take advantage of the 72-hour free transit visa.

Travelport, Beijing

Subscribe to our Travel Industry News RSS Feed Travel Industry News RSS Feed from To do that in Outlook, right-click the RSS Feeds folder, select Add a New RSS Feed, enter the URL of our RSS Feed which is: and click Add. The feed can also be used to add the headlines to your website or channel via a customisable applet. Have questions? Please read our Travel News FAQ. Thank you.

Copyright © 1997-2022