Fourth TFWA China’s Century Conference Sanya, Hainan from the 5-7 March 2019

Fourth TFWA China’s Century Conference Sanya, Hainan from the 5-7 March 2019

TFWA has confirmed that the fourth TFWA China’s Century Conference will take place on the island of Hainan, China from the 5-7 March 2019

fourth TFWA China’s Century Conference

HAINAN TOURISM JUMPS 50% IN 2017

As reported by TRBusiness, inbound tourism to Hainan jumped by 50% to 1.1m in 2017, with growth in total tourism revenue (+21%) outpacing that of tourist numbers (+12%).

Sales in Hainan’s two duty free shops (Haikou and Sanya) reached RMB450m ($71m) during the April’s Spring Festival holiday, an increase of +25% compared to last year, as stated by the provincial tourism development commission’s Visit Hainan Portal.

The two shops received 99,000 customers, according to Haikou Customs, up +32% on last year, with sales of cosmetics, accessories and clothes topping RMB300m ($47m) and comprising 70% of the total.

China Duty Free Group operates at the Haitang Bay Sanya International Duty Free Shopping Complex, while HNA Group has a foothold at Haikou Meilan International Airport.

The conference, organised in partnership with APTRA, will be held at the Grand Hyatt Sanya Haitang Bay hotel.

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