Articles tagged “hainan”

China Is Making It Easier for Foreign Tourists to Visit Hainan

China Is Making It Easier for Foreign Tourists to Visit Hainan

Keith Zhai, Bloomberg

Extending visa-free access is a surefire way to make a destination more popular. We can expect to see more tourists visiting the province over the next couple of years.

1 week ago

China to Use Tourism-Friendly Hainan Island as Test Case for Electric Vehicles

China to Use Tourism-Friendly Hainan Island as Test Case for Electric Vehicles

Bloomberg

Think of China's Hainan island as test case for domestic tourism, gaming, and electric vehicle usage. In a country that faces a pollution crisis every time the direction of the wind changes, the Hainan electric vehicle experiment takes on added significance.

1 week ago

Hainan Province Is Getting Governmental Help in Bid to Become a Tourism Powerhouse

Hainan Province Is Getting Governmental Help in Bid to Become a Tourism Powerhouse

Daniela Wei, Bloomberg

It's not that Hainan doesn't have a lot of tourists; there were nearly 67 million last year. But the island destination wants more international visitors, and these new policies supported by China's president could help make that goal a reality.

2 weeks ago

The Prospect of China Opening Up Hainan to Gambling Could Impact the Global Travel Industry

The Prospect of China Opening Up Hainan to Gambling Could Impact the Global Travel Industry

Bloomberg

The issue of opening up Hainan to gambling could have a huge impact if it signals more broadly that China wants to turn more inward and keep its growing middle class traveling at home rather than abroad.

2 weeks ago

The Chinese Tropical Island That’s Become a Clean Air Vacation Destination

The Chinese Tropical Island That’s Become a Clean Air Vacation Destination

Bonnie Cao, Bloomberg

Tourist are avoiding Beijing and Shanghai because of the air quality and locals who can afford it are fleeing it, too, for better air elsewhere. We're waiting for the point when bad air will become too expensive to be allowed to continue.

4 years ago