China’s tropical island province of Hainan saw 173,300 overseas tourists in the first quarter of 2016, up 41 percent over the same period in 2015, and the number of inbound tourists has climbed for five straight months. Over the past few years, nearly 20 international air routes to the island have been added. This year, Hainan is offering customized tours catering to tourists from different countries. The island expects to welcome 640,000 tourists from overseas in 2016. In 2010, the central government set out to make Hainan into destination for international tourism. According to Hainan’s Five-Year Plan (2016-2020), more than 80 million tourists, including 1.2 million from overseas, are expected to visit the island in 2020.