Prices for private tours to Sanya fall during 2013 Spring Festival holidays
Compared with other domestic routes which have seen a slight increase in trip costs, the individual tours to Sanya are expected to drop over the same period of last year.
Insiders said this measure targets high-end hotels, especially those in the Yalong Bay area which saw prices set over 10,000 yuan last year.
However, fees for group tours are not affected by this new measure and will remain the same.
For instance, a 4-day trip from Guangzhou to Sanya including round trip air tickets and 5-star hotel accommodation starts at 4, 760 yuan when visitors book it for February 9.