China is now doing a different approach in the disputed West Philippine Sea. A wise strategy wherein they are promoting tourism, attracts local tourist to spend their vacation on China’s reclaimed artificial islands.
By using these tactics, the Chinese government encourages their patriotic citizen to have a vacation with free board and lodging in the China’s man-made islands.
Instead of traveling to different places in the world why not have a unique experience, a feeling of excitement and pleasure to become a tourist in their own tropical backyard, like the Huangyan island in the southern part of the South China sea. Chinese foreign spokesperson said.
These Chinese tourists take souvenir photos with Chinese national flag as they visit Quanfu island
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Xiao Jie, the administrator of Paracel Islands and likewise the mayor of Sansha City on Woody Island said that the China’s islands in the South China sea are being advertised for local tourist and to those who would like to visit the area for diving, windsurfing, and even beach weddings. This was disclosed on May 28, 2016, by an article from The New York Times.
He said. “We will develop some islands and reefs to accommodate a select number of tourists, especially those who come for prenuptial photo shoots, tend to take a 10,000-ton boat ride on a five-day cruise along the islands of Yinyu, Quanfu, and Yagong.”
“It also bears a special meaning to get married here in Xisha (Paracel). These are our lands,” Xiao said. – J.C.Est.