Russian tourism delegation visits Sanya to boost tourism cooperation
The 3rd China (Sanya)-Russia Tourism Conference was held at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Sanya Haitang Bay this week. Representatives of 50 Russian travel agencies met with more than 50 local tourism operators in a bid to boost tourism cooperation.
Sanya has been the major tourist destination for tourists from Russian due to its rich tourism resources, direct chartered flights and favorable visa policies.
Statistics from Sanya tourism authority showed that the city’s rate of Russian tourist arrival was 225,400 in 2011 and there were 282 chartered flights between Russia and Sanya.
This year, the number of Russian tourists visiting Sanya is expected to increase to 240,000.
The Russian delegations will tour around some city’s hotels, scenic spots in the following days to give some suggestions for the sectors to design more tailored tourism products for Russian tourists so that they can enjoy top-quality holiday and leisure vacation here.