Sanya received a total of 237,700 visitors during the 2019 Labor Day holiday, up 49.36 percent year-on-year. The tourist arrivals included 201,700 overnight tourists and 36,000 one-day visitors. Tourism revenue reached RMB 1.092 billion.


Hotel Room Occupancy Rate

The hotel room occupancy rate across the city averaged 68.71 percent. The average hotel room rates and average hotel occupancy rates in four major bays and the downtown area:

Yalong Bay (RMB1,327; 81.76 percent)

Haitang Bay (RMB1,135; 80.46 percent)

Sanya Bay (RMB435; 67.06 percent)

Dadonghai (RMB 445; 74.54 percent)

Downtown area (RMB287 ; 44.88 percent)

Tourist Arrivals at Major Attractions


Major scenic spots in Sanya together received a total of 471,600 visitors. Among the major scenic spots, Nanshan Tourism Culture Zone received 66,200 visitors; Tianya Haijiao Scenic Spot received 42,500 visitors; Wuzhizhou Island received 32,100 visitors; Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park received 41,300 visitors; Sanya Romance Park received 147,100 visitors; West Island received 7,000 visitors; Luhuitou Park Scenic Spot received 13,600 visitors; Dongtian Park received 8,300 visitors; Haichang Fantasy Town received 44,500 visitors;, and Atlantis Sanya resort complex received 43,800 visitors.

Tourist Arrivals at Rural Sites


Sanya’s major rural attractions received 23,400 visitors during the holiday period. Statistics for the three rural spots are as follows: Zhongliao Village received 4,400 visitors; Yalong Bay Rose Valley received 10,600 visitors and Haitang Bay Rice Paddy Park received 7,000 visitors.

Air & Rail Passenger Throughput

From April 30th to May 3rd, 2019, the city handled 357,200 passengers, up 30.98 percent year on year.

During the same period, the Sanya Phoenix International Airport operated a total of 1,229 flights, and passenger volume reached 202,800.


Among those flights, 605 landed at Sanya Airport. Those flights brought 100,100 passengers to the city, up 32.9 percent year-on-year. And 46 international flights arrived at the airport, transporting 6,400 passengers.

Meanwhile, a total of 604 flights departed from Sanya Airport, up 26.1 percent year-on-year, transporting 102,700 passengers, up 28.82 percent year-on-year. A total of 45 international flights departed from the airport, transporting 6,800 passengers.

The Sanya Railway Station serviced 154,400 passengers, a year-on-year increase of 31.21 percent.

Domestic and Int’l Tourist Arrivals


From April 30th to May 3rd, 2019, the top five source provinces or cities for domestic visitors to Sanya were Beijing, Guangdong, Shanghai, Sichuan, and Chongqing. As for tourist arrivals from overseas countries and regions, the top five sources were Russia, Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong and Kazakhstan.