Sanya launches specialties e-shopping to offer tourists cheaper alternatives
Starting from the beginning of this month, tourists travelling in Sanya will be offered a new convenient way for shopping, www.daisha.com.cn, an online specialty shop to fill up their empty luggage by clicking on the "buy" button before they leave the city.
The site is the first the online store in Hainan, providing a new business combination for individual businesses and airport delivery services to facilitate tourists specialty shopping in Sanya.
The online shop offers more than 500 categories of local special items, including coconuts, coffee and Hainan handcrafts. Besides, the site has also signed sales agreements with some well-known local brands suppliers to ensure the products quality and cheaper prices.
With the establishment of online shop, passengers can book the specialties online 6 hours ahead, pay them by using PayPal and bank transfer payment methods and pick them up at physical shop at the Sanya Phoenix Airport before they depart the island.
In addition, tourists who buy Hainan specialties on the site can get 10% off discounts lower than the market prices.
During the Golden Week, Sanya tourism revenue totaled 799 million yuan, among which retail sales was 116 million yuan, accounted for less than 20%.
The figure tells that online shopping in Sanya still has great business potential. The emerging of this new online specialty shop not only gives tourists more free time for travelling but diversify the shopping ways in the tourist city.