China National Travel Service Group Held Executive Meeting of China International Travel Service Corporation Limited

Date:2017-02-10

China National Travel Service Group held the executive meeting of China International Travel Service Corporation Limited (CITS) in Beijing on December 16. Chairman and Party Secretary of China National Travel Service Group, Zhang Xuewu, General Manager and Vice Party Secretary, Jiang Yan, and Vice General Manager and Party Member, Li Gang, attended and addressed the meeting. General Manager of the Human Resources Department of China National Travel Service Group, You Cheng, General Manager of the Beijing Working Department, Jiang Xin, Party Secretary of the Beijing Working Department, Liu Suolai, and 40 others also attended the meeting, including the high level and mid-level managements of CITS, high level management of China International Travel Service, China Duty Free Group and CITS Investment, as well as department managers of travel agency business from China National Travel Service Group. 

 


At the meeting, the Party Committee of China National Travel Service Group announced the appointment of Secretary, Vice Secretary, the members and the Secretary of the Discipline Inspection Committee of the new Party Committee, put forward basic considerations and suggestions about the appointment and dismissal of major management of CITS and affiliates, and required CITS to complete the procedure pursuant to relevant provisions regarding listed companies for the next step. 

 
Zhang Xuewu addressed the meeting and pointed out that the strategic restructuring between China Travel Service (Holdings) Hong Kong Limited (CTS (Hong Kong)) and CITS Group was a significant decision to carry out the strategic deployment of the CPC Central Committee, represented an important move to adjust the business portfolio of state-onwed enterprises and improve the scale and competitive strengths of state-onwed enterprises, and also paved an important way to follow the mega trend of the tourism industry and build a world-class tourism group. According to the restructuring plan, China National Travel Service Group will directly hold CITS, inject the assets of China National Travel Service Group into CITS group to bolster the latter, and manage CITS and CITS Group as two parallel units of the overall architecture of China National Travel Service Group .

 


Zhang Xuewu added that as to the selection and use of cadres of CITS, the Party Committee of China National Travel Service Group took into consideration the management architecture, business integration and other factors, fully solicited comments from the supervising leaders, and required CITS to persist in the principle of diverse source and complete confidence, adhere to standards and procedures for selection and use of cadres and strictly perform relevant procedures as a listed company. 


On behalf of the Party Committee of China National Travel Service Group, Zhang Xuewu set four requirements for CITS: First, CITS should unify thoughts and understandings with the overall picture for the restructuring and development of China National Travel Service Group and unify the same with various deployments and decisions of China National Travel Service Group; Second, CITS should perform duties and strengthen the building of leadership in an all-round manner; Third, CITS should regulate itself with the guideline set by Secretary-General Xi Jinping – “be loyal to the Party, be brave in innovation, run the enterprise in a good way, promote corporate prosperity with sound conduct and be clean and upright”; Fourth, CITS should establish a good image of the leadership. 


Zhang Xuewu stressed that CITS should strengthen the Party organization to provide a mighty assurance for reform and progress of operation and management. CITS should perform the responsibility well as the entity of Party governance, conduct the “Studies on the theoretical and practical issues of Party building”, reelect the Party organization smoothly, focus on the team building and continue to strengthen the clean practice, the working style of the Party and the combat against corruption. 


On behalf of the senior management of China National Travel Service Group, Jiang Yan expressed her expectation for CITS and set four requirements: First, CITS should focus on operation and ensure stable growth of operating result; Second, CITS should stress the actual effect and make actual breakthroughs in major projects; Third, CITS should focus on reform and devise strategic development and transformation; Fourth, CITS should stress team building and aggregate and exert the overall joint force. She hoped that under the leadership of the Board of Directors and the senior management, the executives at various levels and all staff of CITS would continue to carry forward the excellent traditions and working styles, seize the restructuring of China National Travel Service Group as an opportunity, and make full use of the opportunity to persist in active innovation and make new bigger achievements. 


Li Gang demanded that the senior management of CITS learn and understand the essences of the speeches delivered by Chairman Zhang Xuewu and General Manager Jiang Yan in an earnest manner, combine them with the actual work of CITS and mainly do a good job in four areas. First, CITS should align thoughts and actions with the development of China National Travel Service Group as the whole picture and accelerate the pace to integrate into China National Travel Service Group in an all-round manner; Second, CITS should actively shoulder the glorious mission and responsibility granted by the strategic development of China National Travel Service Group and strive to become a vanguard in all business units of China National Travel Service Group; Third, CITS should strengthen the leadership with actual effect and unite forces and wisdoms to promote China National Travel Service Group to leap forward; Fourth, CITS should effectively strengthen the working style and clean practice of the Party and resolutely carry out the decisions and deployments made by the Party Committee of China National Travel Service Group. 
The senior executives of CITS said that they would firmly support and observe the decisions made by the Party Committee of China National Travel Service Group, sincerely acknowledge the Party Committee of China National Travel Service Group for their trust and appreciate all cadres and staff for their help and support. They vowed to work hard, perform duties and conduct exploration and innovation with a strong sense of political responsibility and down-to-earth working style, and they would not betray the great expectation from the Party Committee of China National Travel Service Group and all cadres and staff, shoulder responsibilities and significant mission and contribute to the development of CITS.