Divers set a new Guinness World Record for the “largest underwater mermaid show” at Atlantis resort in Sanya, Hainan Province, China. Photo: Getty Images
Divers set a new Guinness World Record for the “largest underwater mermaid show” at Atlantis resort in Sanya, Hainan Province, China. Photo: Getty Images
Hainan

Sanya, in China’s Hainan province, turns to movie stars, influencers - and mermaids - to draw young tourists

  • Sanya’s tourism push has seen stars such as Huang Bo have their underwater adventures live-streamed and travel bloggers make videos on surfing and beach fashion
  • Other new initiatives targeting Gen Z travellers include underwater photography contests and carbon-free travel-plus-diving packages

Divers set a new Guinness World Record for the “largest underwater mermaid show” at Atlantis resort in Sanya, Hainan Province, China. Photo: Getty Images
Divers set a new Guinness World Record for the “largest underwater mermaid show” at Atlantis resort in Sanya, Hainan Province, China. Photo: Getty Images
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