Market Overview

China's Sanya Serenity Coast wins 2018 Clipper Race


China's Sanya Serenity Coast wins 2018 Clipper Race

PR Newswire

LIVERPOOL, England, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Clippers sponsored by the Chinese city Sanya took first place in the 64,400 kilometer Round the World Clipper 2017-2018 Race which ended Saturday in Liverpool.

Xu ZhenLing and the crew of Sanya Serenity Coast at the award ceremony

Xu ZhenLing, deputy mayor of the Sanya Municipal People's Government, led a delegation from the Sanya Municipal Government to Liverpool, UK, for the celebrations at the end of the race.

Sanya set up a special booth at Albert Dock which featured ethnic performances and introduced the latest Sanya tourism products like the visa free policy for tourists from 59 countries and the opening of international airlines to tourists from all over the world.

Sanya Serenity Coast arrived to a hero's welcome on the River Mersey. The team finished the 13th and final race with enough points to be at the top of the overall standings, with second place going to Visit Seattle.

In total, 712 people representing 41 countries and regions and from all walks of life took part in the Clipper 2017-18 Race, the event's eleventh edition.

For more information, please contact:

Van Song, +86-18889744404

Cision View original content with multimedia:

SOURCE Sanya Tourism Development Commission

View Comments and Join the Discussion!