Sanya tourism revenue reaches RMB8.766 billion in H1 of 2011
The number of entry overnight tourists in Sanya during the first half of this year has reached 5,119,800, showing an increase of 7.5% compared to the same period last year. The growth rate of overseas tourists has exceeded that of domestic tourists, an increase of 18.5%, according to statistics from the Sanya Statistics Bureau.
The tourism revenue of Sanya has reached 8.766 billion yuan, an increase of 7% year on year. Among them, the city has received 252,900 overseas tourists, with foreign exchange earnings from tourism amounting to 155 million U.S. dollars.
Russia still remains the largest outbound tourist source market with the number of tourists hitting 100,000 during the first six months.
In addition, Taiwan tourist arrivals reached 11,539 in the city this year as the city tourism authority and China Airlines joining hands to open weekly direct flights between the two cities at the beginning of September.
Translated by WOS Team
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