Jointly organized by the China National Tourism Administration, Civil Aviation Administration of China and Shanghai Municipal People's Government, the China International Travel Mart (CITM) 2012 was held in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 15 to 18 November, 2012. To communicate with trade professionals and general public and showcase the results of tourism cooperation between China and ASEAN Member States, ASEAN-China Centre and ASEAN Secretariat set up a joint booth to present the tourist attractions of ASEAN Member States. During CITM, Mr. Ma Mingqiang, Secretary-General of ACC met with visiting Dato’Sri Dr. YEN YEN NG, Tourism Minister of Malaysia; Prof. Dr. Bosengkham Vongdarathe, Tourism Minister of Laos, Vietnam, Pol Menghour, Under Secretary of State, Tourism Ministry of Cambodia; U Aung Zaw Win, Director-General of Hotel and Tourism Ministry of Myanmar, exchanged views on continuing to facilitate tourism cooperation between China and ASEAN Member States.
The total exhibition area of 2012 CITM was 57,500 square metres, containing 2,514 booths set up by 104 different countries and regions. CITM has become one of the most comprehensive and influential tourism expo in Asian-Pacific Area for it providing a large stage of cooperation and exchanges for tourism departments and companies.