Another Round of Resumption! Complete List of Countries and Regions for Outbound Group Tours Released
Date: 2023-08-13
Source: Beijing Daily
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On August 10, the General Office of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced the third batch of countries and regions to which outbound group tour services will resume.

Since the trial resumption of outbound group tours for Chinese citizens, the overall outbound tourism market has remained stable and well-organized, playing a positive role in promoting tourism exchanges and cooperation. In order to implement the decisions and deployment of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, further advance economic and social development, Chinese travel agencies and online travel companies will resume outbound group tours and “flight + hotel” business to the third batch of countries and regions since August 10.

The complete list of 138 countries and regions to which outbound group tours have been resumed is as follows:

I. Asia (33)

First batch (10): Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Laos, United Arab Emirates

Second batch (11): Nepal, Brunei, Vietnam, Mongolia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia

Third batch (12): Oman, Pakistan, Bahrain, Republic of Korea, Qatar, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Japan, Türkiye, Israel, India

II. Africa (28)

First batch (3): Egypt, Kenya, South Africa

Second batch (7): Tanzania, Namibia, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Zambia, Senegal

Third batch (18): Algeria, Ethiopia, Benin, Botswana, Equatorial Guinea, Cape Verde, Ghana, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Rwanda, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Seychelles, Sao Tome and Principe, Tunisia

III. Europe (41)

First batch (3): Russia, Switzerland, Hungary

Second batch (11): Serbia, Croatia, France, Greece, Spain, Iceland, Albania, Italy, Denmark, Portugal, Slovenia

Third batch (27): Ireland, Estonia, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, Germany, Finland, Netherlands, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Romania, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Sweden, Cyprus, Slovakia, United Kingdom

IV. North America (14)

First batch: Cuba

Second batch (5): Panama, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Dominica, Bahamas

Third batch (8): Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, Costa Rica, United States of America, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica

V. South America (10)

First batch (1): Argentina

Second batch (3): Brazil, Chile, Uruguay

Third batch (6): Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela

VI. Oceania (12)

First batch (2): New Zealand, Fiji

Second batch (3): Vanuatu, Tonga, Samoa

Third batch (7): Australia, Papua New Guinea, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, French Polynesia, New Caledonia