AI and hotline assist tourist police in Sanya

Ge Anna China Plus Published: 2018-04-09 22:10:44
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The city of Sanya in Hainan is heading to its tourism industry 3.0. With the help of artificial intelligence and the 12301 tourist hotline, tourist police in Sanya are providing a safer and better environment for visitors.

Sanya's police service is the first in China to set up a Tourism Police Department, with an exclusive portfolio of maintaining tourism-related security and social order. Since its inception, incidents involving forceful tour guides or ridiculously high-priced dining are now nowhere to be found in the southern city in Hainan. Tourism litigation cases have fallen off a cliff, from 159 cases in 2013, to 1 last year.

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