Hainan Tourism News
China Eastern to launch new Hainan-based carrier
Government-backed China Eastern will own a majority 51 per cent share in the new carrier, which will be called Sanya International Airlines.
Hainan seeks to woo golf travellers with new organisation
The Hainan International Golf Alliance has been established in Haikou to bring together government and golf tourism stakeholders from across Hainan province. The body will seek to promote the tropical Chinese island as a golf tourism destination.
Bensley-designed Capella Sanya to open in late 2018
Capella Hotel Group has announced Capella Sanya will open toward the end of 2018. Located along the coastline of Blessed Bay on Hainan Island, Capella Sanya is the new luxury landmark offering 190 elegantly appointed rooms, suites and villas across 13.8 hectares of tropical paradise.
Hainan Island extends visa waiver programme from May
From May 1st citizens of 59 countries can obtain 30-day visa-free access to Hainan Island, China. Travellers from countries including the United Kingdom, all EU countries, Balkan countries, United States, Canada and many more countries in Asia, Australia and South America are eligible for the new policy.
Atlantis Sanya welcomes first guests in Hainan, China
Atlantis Sanya, the flagship resort on beautiful Hainan Island, has opened its doors and welcomed its first guests. The much-anticipated opening of China’s first integrated entertainment resort is set to enhance Hainan’s incredible tourism proposition.
Sanya emerging as Chinese tourism powerhouse
Sanya received a total of 620,000 inbound tourists during November, representing year-on-year growth of 70 per cent. The tropical city at the southern end of China is expected to receive more than 18 million visitors by the end of the year, setting a record for tourism there.
Ritz-Carlton, Haikou, opens in Hainan, China
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has teed off 2017 with the opening of its first golf resort in China, ideally located in the golfer’s paradise of Hainan Island. The Ritz-Carlton, Haikou ushers in a new era of luxury leisure experiences, situated on the world-class golf resort of Mission Hills which boasts ten 18-hole championship courses designed by golf’s greatest architects.
Xiangshui Bay Marriott Resort & Spa set for Hainan opening
Marriott International is set to open Xiangshui Bay Marriott Resort & Spa, a new beach resort under the flagship Marriott Hotels brand on Southern China’s tropical holiday island of Hainan. The property will add to Marriott Hotel’s growing portfolio of resorts in major leisure destinations around the world.
Hainan set to rival Singapore, Malaysia and Italy by 2021
The Chinese province of Hainan is on track to become one of the world’s leading tourist resort destinations by 2021.
China identifies Hainan as world-class tourism destination
The Chinese province of Hainan is on track to become one of the leading tourist resort destinations in the world by 2021. According to a report released today by the World Travel & Tourism Council entitled ‘Hainan: Travel & Tourism Development Potential 2011 – 2021’, by 2021 tourism expenditure in Hainan will be roughly equivalent to that of Singapore today, and the industry will support as many jobs as in Malaysia and Italy.