Sanya Launches Cool Summer Promotion

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - June 16, 2016 - Sanya, China's only tropical island, continues its drive to be a leading tropical tourism destination, with Hong Kong and Taiwan tourists targeted with a programme of summer offers.

Mr Fan Mu, director of the Sanya Tourism Development Commission Unveils Cool Summer Promotion for visitors from Hong Kong and Taiwan

Sanya Sunset on the Beach

Cool Summer Promotion

Sanya Tourism Development Commission has launched a three-pronged summer promotion targeting families, golfers and young couples which will run until September 30, 2016.

Golf Package

This summer, Sanya has launched a series of golf offers from Hong Kong to Sanya, from RMB2,260 per person inclusive of flights, accommodation, green fees, caddies and transfers. Accommodation ranges from The Ritz-Carlton to the Holiday Inn.

Sanya offers no less than 10 international 18-hole golf courses designed by world-renowned architects including one that meets world championship standards at The Yalong Bay Golf Club designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. The courses in China's 'Hawaii' are set against some of the most stunning backdrops in the world including lakes, ocean, mountain and rain forests.

Sanya has hosted some of the biggest tournaments in Asia including the Sanya Ladies Open, the Volvo China Open International Qualifiers, Miss World and Hainan Rendezvous.


Sanya has played host to several celebrity weddings and for young couples looking to tie the knot. From 2012, the Tourism Development Commission has launched a destination wedding programme and with specially targeted wedding packages for Hong Kong in the Cool Summer Promotion.

Sanya destination wedding company, Dream House, will curate the special wedding packages for Hong Kong. The offer includes flights from Hong Kong to Sanya, suite accommodation in a luxury five-star property such as the Mandarin Oriental or InterContinental, the wedding ceremony, venue and set up as well a team which includes a make-up artist, photographer and emcee for the reception.

With perfect weather 300 days a year, tropical Sanya is just 40 minutes by air from Hong Kong, making it an easily accessible luxury destination for local couples.

Family Packages

With the support of the Sanya Tourism Development Commission, international five-star hotels have created their own summer family holiday packages with international standard amenities and activities. All properties have launched themed summer camp activities, including waters sports, diving, cooking classes, art, cultural and etiquette courses as well as a full range of child-friendly amenities such as baby bottle warmers, mosquito nets and dining options.

In 2015, Sanya attracted 358,200 international travelers and with domestic travelers the number add to 14,957,300. By 2018, targeting to receive 20,000,000 travelers in total and international travelers 1,000,000, and build Sanya become biggest international tourism city in South China area.

It continues to introduce work with the government to attract more international tourists, including visa free entry for up to 15 days for groups of five or more people from 26 countries. Korea, Germany and Russia can enjoy 21 days visa free entry for groups of two people or more.

With its aviation partners, Sanya is boosting its direct international flights with new direct international flights from nearby destinations. In the last 6 months alone, 5 new international direct flights were approved to Sanya. There are already 14 direct international flights established in Sanya, and more direct flights are expected to establish.

Mr Fan Mu, director of the Sanya Tourism Development Commission said: "Sanya is a growing international tourism destination and it continues to be Sanya's strategic pillars of growth. We are implementing our plan to preserve and manage Sanya's natural beauty and eco-system while continuously upgrading our urban environment and infrastructure.

At the end of last year, Sanya invested heavily in its infrastructure including new roads for ease of access and high speed rail links around the island now in place. While our all-round tropical paradise is famous for its great weather as nature's oxygen bar, beaches, and crystal clear waters year round, Sanya also has an amazing cultural depth to explore.

The Cool Summer Programme is designed to showcase some of the best that Sanya has to offer, with its close proximity to Hong Kong and other Asian destinations, Sanya is an ideal choice for a cost-effective break for small groups, young couples and families looking for an exciting choice of easily-accessed and relaxing activities that is unrivalled in the region. With the increased quality of our environment, we expect more tourists come and visit"


Mr Fan Mu, director of the Sanya Tourism Development Commission Unveils Cool Summer Promotion for visitors from Hong Kong and Taiwan

Sanya Sunset on the Beach

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