Guangdong province in South China will allow overseas travelers
from 53 nations and regions to enjoy a 144-hour visa-free visi
t starting in May, with an aim to further promote the province’s tourism industry.
Lin Weixiong, deputy director general of the Guangdong Departme
nt of Public Security, said foreign passengers can visit a
ll of Guangdong’s 21 prefecture-level cities when they have entered the province.
“In addition to the international airports, foreigners can enter an
d leave Guangdong through the four railways, the eight land and 15 water ports in the pr
ovince,” Lin said at a press conference in the Guangdong provincial capital of Guangzhou on Tuesday.