After suffering torrential rains, stranded tourists have left Sanya safely. Transportation and scenic spots have begun to get back to normal too. However, the Sanya tourism industry will not be back on track completely until 11th October, as more rains are forecasted in the following days.

Statistics from travel agencies showed that the subscription cancellation rate during the National Day Holiday stayed at a high level. The number of trips slumped compared to last year’s.

A sample survey conducted by the local government indicated that from 1st – 7th October, 10 scenic spots in Sanya received 242,300 tourists, down by 23.69% year-on-year.

Staff from said that although airline service and transportation have gotten back to regular work with the weather getting better, tourists should still take precautions on outdoor activities like water sports and mountain climbing.

Hainan Weather Bureau forecasted that the persisted rainfall would last till 11th October.


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Translated by WOS Team


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