Hainan tourism authorities launch open auction for 15 new tourist routes
On the afternoon of August 1st, Hainan Tourism Development Committee and Hainan Tourism Association organized an open auction for 15 new tourist routes, with the final bid reaching 114,500 yuan.
The 15 new tourist routes, which were designed by university students at the 1st university student touring route designing competition this May and June, will be exclusively operated by the travel agencies which won the auction.
At the auction, the “Sandao Town – the tour of original Hainan” tourist route was bid on by a great deal of travel agencies, and finally sold for 55,000 yuan.
According to the secretary-general of Hainan Tourism Association, Wang Jiansheng, the auction aims to promote the development of tourism products, and encourage more travel agencies to create new tourist routes and build their own tourism brands.