Xiamen in east China`s Fujian province received a record high 10 million overseas and domestic tourists in 2002, according…
Xiamen in east China`s Fujian province received a record high 10 million overseas and domestic tourists in 2002, according to local tourism officials.
Xiamen, dubbed as the garden in the sea, has seen a growing number of tourist arrivals in the past decade.
The city received about 5.15 million tourists in 1996, and the figure jumped to 9.08 million in 2001.
Guo Hengming, chief of the Tourism Bureau of the Xiamen city government, said the city hopes to become an environmentally-friendly seaside resort for tourists from the Asia-Pacific region.
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