The international transit travelers are now allowed with 72 hour visa free entry which is extended by the Hangzhou City in East China on Monday in order to lift the business and tourism.
The scheme covers the visitors around 51 countries which also includes leading countries like the US, Russia, Britain, France & Japan. The visitors can enjoy a stay in Zhejiang for up to 72 hours after arriving in the country via the international airport of Hangzhou Xiaoshan adding, the passengers should have a third country visa and onward tickets to leave the region within 72 hours.
A senior government official Chen Zongyao said on Monday that this move would lift the foreign tourism, trade and commercial collaboration over and above cultural exchange.
Keeping aside the inbound tourism, the capital of Zhejiang Hangzhou is one of the favorite and famous tourist destinations for domestic travelers.
According to the municipal tourism commission – Hangzhou has received over 48 million domestic tourist travelers and 1.5 million foreign travelers in the first half of this year.
Around 9 countries in China already have the same visa free policy and the State Council has granted a guideline in the month of August in addition to expand the policy.