Sanya is a popular destination for Russian tourists 
The Vice Director of Pegas, the biggest travel agency in Russia, recently paid a visit to the tourism promotion delegation from Sanya in Germany. The number of Russian tourists is expected to hit 200,000 tourists this year, according to him.

Since the plan for developing Hainan into an international tourism island started, Russia Pegas-tour agency has opened direct tour flights with near 10 cities such as Novossibirsk, Irkutsk, Krasnoiarsk and Khabarovsk. At present, the Russian travel agency PEGAS is becoming the largest partnership of Sanya tourism industry on exploring the tourist markets in Russian-speaking countries.

In 2009, the number of Russian tourists reached 147,000. Among them, Pegas has taken the largest share, said Du Liyin, the Director of Tourism Development Commission of Sanya.

According to the Director of Pegas, this year, major tourism destinations for Russian tourists like Egypt are facing great impact due to the turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa, which will  more Russian tourists to cast their eyes to Sanya. 

Translated by WOS Team
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