To encourage the development of tourism in Sanya, and to encourage travel agencies to develop tourist source market, the Sanya government will reward travel agencies that have registered in the city and that have made outstanding contributions to Sanya's tourism.
Premiums will be given according to the number of inbound and outbound tourists agencies have accepted yearly. Travel agencies that have accepted 10,000 to 30,000 inbound tourists in one year will get 10,000 yuan; those that have accepted 50,000 to 70,000 inbound tourists will be awarded 50,000 yuan; for 70,000 to 100,000 inbound tourists the award is 70,000 yuan, and for more than 100,000 inbound tourists the bonus is 100,000 yuan.
20,000 yuan will be granted to each agency that has accepted 2,000 to 5,000 outbound tourists; 50,000 yuan to agencies that have accepted 5,000 to 10,000 tourists; and 100,000 yuan will be given to agencies accepting more than 10,000 outbound tourists yearly. In addition, if qualifying travel agencies have accepted an equivalent number of European (including Russian) and American tourists, they will receive an additional 10,000 yuan.
(China Hospitality News September 22, 2009)