Sanya sees influx of Russian, Taiwan and Macao tourists in H1 of 2011
In the first half of 2011, the number of Russian, Taiwan and Macao tourists in Sanya increased rapidly.
In the first half of this year, the number of Russian, Taiwan and Macao tourists in Sanya increased rapidly. Among them, Russian tourists exceeded 100,000, an increase of 44.77%. Tourist arrivals from Taiwan and Macao were 11,539 and 2,011, up 15.82% and 88.3% respectively, reports 0898.net.
Statistics showed that Russia is still the largest overseas source market for Sanya. Sanya has added 9 international transit flights to cities including Moscow, Dushanbe and Almaty starting June 1 to expand its tourist market in Russian-speaking countries.
Since the scheme of the Offshore Duty Free policy on April, Sanya is becoming an attractive city for tourism shopping. Till now, the Duty Free Store has received a total of 900,000 visitors, with daily visitors reaching 11,500.
Compared with tourist markets in Taiwan and Macao, tourists from Hong Kong were 33,324 during the six months, a slight decrease of 1.14%.
According to the Sanya Tourism Development Commission, the weekly direct flight between Sanya and Taipei will be opened on September 6.
Translated by WOS Team
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