China(Sanya)-Australia Tourism Cooperation Seminar held in Sanya
The China (Sanya)-Australia Tourism Cooperation Seminar was held at the Pullman Oceanview Sanya Bay Resort & Spa on February 5th, 2018.
Tang Sixian, Consulting Director of the Sanya Tourism Development Commission, Wang Feifei, Deputy Director of the Sanya Tourism Development Commission, Pang Yongda, Director of the Marketing Department at the Sanya Tourism Development Commission, more than 70 guests from Australia based travel operators and the media, and representatives from Sanya’s scenic spots, golf clubs and hospitality industry were present at the seminar.
Mr. Tang Sixian, Consulting Director of the Sanya Tourism Development Commission, addressed the event.
Guests are watching the Sanya’s tourism promotional video at the seminar.
“This Australian delegation tour for the first direct flight between Sydney and Hainan is a historic milestone. I can see already that our guests on this tour have become enlightened of what Hainan has to offer. With so many world class facilities and experiences available throughout Hainan I am sure with the convenience of a direct flight that we will see tourism in Hainan blossom on the international stage,” said Mr. Tang Sixian at the speech during the seminar. “With tourism in Hainan already growing from strength to strength I am confident that with what our guests have experienced on this tour we will see the word spread throughout the Australian Tourism Industry, that Hainan is a world class destination and a must see for Australian travellers.”
Mr. Lv Qiteng, Deputy Director of the Hainan Chamber of Commerce in Australia, gave a talk on the prospects for cooperation between Sanya and Australia.
After Mr. Tang’s remarks, Mr. Lv Qiteng, Deputy Director of the Hainan Chamber of Commerce in Australia, gave a talk on the prospects for cooperation between Sanya and Australia. He stated, “Sanya’s tourism offerings are a great draw for Australian travelers. We hope to work further with Sanya’s tourism service providers to develop more tourism products, with the goal of increasing the city’s appeal as a vacation destination for travelers from Australia.
11 general managers from Sanya’s branded hotels shared their stories to allow the guests to learn more about the city’s rich tourism resources and good tourist reception services.
On January 30th, 2018, the inaugural flight of the Haikou-Sydney direct air route was officially launched. A tourism delegation made up of Australian travel operators and media outlet representative was invited to conduct a seven-day inspection tour in Hainan, giving them a chance to get a closer look at the island’s tourism resources and products. They visited Sanya on February 5th with the goal of seeking more opportunities for collaboration.
The direct flights between Haikou and Sydney operates twice a week. The flight leaves Haikou at 6:50 p.m. (local time) every Tuesday and Sunday, and departs from Sydney at 9:15 a.m. (local time) every Monday and Wednesday.