Tourist from Shanghai dies, drowns in snorkeling accident Northern Mariana Islands

Posted on April 9, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Asia Pacific, China, Tourist Dies, Tourist Drowned

As reported by, “THE Shanghai Tourism Bureau said yesterday it is ordering travel agencies and travel websites to tighten their oversight of customer activities and raise safety awareness after a Shanghai tourist drowned in a snorkeling accident in Saipan. Ma Rong, a 29-year-old tourist from Shanghai, traveled to the tropical island in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands on Friday in a tour group organized by the Shanghai branch of, one of the leading travel websites in China.” Read Article

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