Requirements for Hosting Chinese Tourists

Panamanian tour operators interested in offering services in China must have a minimum of 5 years experience in handling international groups.

Monday, April 16, 2018

From a statement issued by the Tourism Authority of Panama:

April 16, 2018 An information meeting with tour operators interested in venturing into the Chinese tourism market was held by the Department of Tourism Companies and Activities of the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP). 

Some 47 companies with type A licenses (tour operators), with the seal of quality issued by the ATP, participated in this event.  

See also "Tourism: The Chinese Tourists Panama is Waiting for"

The ATP explained the requirements that the government of the People's Republic of China has requested before starting tourist activities with other nations, following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, among which are: being duly registered in ATP, having a minimum experience of five years in management of international groups, guides with suitability, safe transport and insurance policy, which must be maintained during the entire time the agency is dedicated to the activity.

Read full release (in Spanish).

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