Hainan gets record 1 million inbound visits in 2017

On December 6, the inbound visits received by Hainan International Tourism Island went beyond one million as UT725 Flight (Moscow – Sanya) landed at Sanya Phoenix International Airport, the company said.

According to Hainan Tourism Development Commission, Hainan Province received 53,448,000 visits between January and October this year, with a year-on-year increase of 12.4%.

It reached a total tourism revenue of RMB 63.76 billion, with a year-on-year increase of 25.4%. The inbound visits were 887,700, a rise of 57.1% based on the previous year. The foreign exchange earnings from tourism were USD 551,626,000, increased by 128.8% year on year. By December 2017, the inbound visits of Hainan have gone beyond one million, reaching the goal of “achieving one million inbound visits by 2020” three years in advance.