Hainan promotes tourism and culture in Nigeria
A series of activities promoting Hainan province's tourism and culture were recently organized at the Chinese Cultural Center of Nigeria in Abuja, capital of Nigeria.
They were jointly sponsored by the Chinese Cultural Center of Nigeria and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Broadcasting, Television, and Sports of Hainan Province.
Li Xuda, cultural counselor of the Chinese embassy in Nigeria and director of the Chinese Cultural Center of Nigeria, said in his welcome address that the activities will help promote deep cooperation between China and Nigeria in tourism and culture with Hainan tourism products offered, as well as its intangible cultural techniques displayed.
Xiao Hui, chief of the Social and Cultural Section of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Broadcasting, Television, and Sports of Hainan Province, said during the event that Hainan is striving to build itself into an international tourism island and China's largest free trade zone. It has a beautiful sea, beaches, coconut forests, and sunshine, as well as China's best preserved rainforests. He expressed a warm welcome to Nigerians, inviting them to spend their holidays in Hainan.
During the promotion fair, a detailed introduction on Hainan's tourism industrial development, marine tourism resources, intangible cultural heritages, visa-free entry policies, international direct flight routes, famous dishes, medical tourism, and healthcare programs were offered.
Sanya to open flight to Cambodia's largest port city
Sanya in Hainan province will open a new flight to Sihanoukville, the largest port city in Cambodia, on July 1, according to the local department of tourism and culture.
The flight takes off from Sanya at 5:45 am each Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, arriving in Sihanoukville at 7 am. It only takes about 1.5 hours on a single trip. It departs the Cambodian city at 11:50 pm each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, reaching Sanya at 1 am the next day.
The new route will offer great convenience to Cambodians that want to spend vacations and go shopping in Hainan. It is expected to bring more than 50,000 overseas tourists to Hainan each year after it begins operation.
This is HainanTake you into Hainan and understand Hainan Enter the column