According to Xie Xiangxiang, the Secretary General of the Sanya Tourism Development Commission, room rates have declined by 50% across star-hotels in Sanya since February 16, the last day of the seven-day holiday.

Besides, prices for flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and other cities to Sanya will be sharply reduced starting from February 20 with a minimum discount of around 20%, which is leading to significant savings in quotations for group travel and independent travel.

The Sanya tourism market remains popular on February 18, as many tourists have postponed their Sanya travel plans until the after the holiday.

The daily number of tourists visiting Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone remains at over 30,000 after the Spring Festival holiday, even more than the number on the first day of the Chinese New Year.

The number of tourists visiting Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park remains around 13,000, which is very close to its maximum capacity. What’s more, the daily number of tourists visiting Tianyahaijiao Scenic Spot remains around 20,000, up 20% from the same period of last year.

The post-holiday travel peak is expected to last until the Chinese Lantern Festival.


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