Hotel occupancy rate hits 70% in Sanya on 1st day of CNY holiday
On 2nd February, the scenic spots in Sanya were crowded with tourists from both home and abroad. Meanwhile, the number of tourists attracted to the tropical paradise forest park on Yalong Bay was up to 5 times more than usual after the the movie The One Ⅱ was put on screen.
According to a responsible person in the Sanya Pricing Administration, under government’s regulation, hotel rates in the city were down by 30% this year. In this situation, some high-end hotels have less profits while tourists are provided with more choices.
"In the past year, the number of hotel rooms in Sanya has grown 15%. Meanwhile, the rapid expansion of the family inns industry is also boosting the development of Sanya’s tourism. Toursits coming to the city are now provided with wider accommodation choices, indicated Du Liyin, Director of the Sanya Tourism Development Bureau.