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729k visitors in Sanya over 2020 National Day holiday, hotel occupancy topped 82%

Updated: 2020-10-09 11:31:16

Sanya received a total of 729,200 visitors during the 2020 National Day holiday, up 12.96 percent year-on-year. Tourism revenue reached RMB 4.019 billion, a year-on-year increase of 39.33 percent. The tourist arrivals included 503,330 overnight stay tourists and 103,000 one-day tourists.




Hotel occupancy rate


The hotel room occupancy rate across the city averaged 75 percent, a year-on-year increase of 9.36 percent.


The average hotel room rates and average hotel occupancy rates in four major bays and the downtown area:


Yalong Bay (RMB 1,959; 82.77 percent)

Haitang Bay (RMB 2,142; 75.01 percent)

Sanya Bay (RMB 620; 80.11 percent)

Dadonghai (RMB 706; 76.14 percent)

Downtown area (RMB 433; 64.09 percent)


Tourist arrivals at major attractions


1Tianya Haijiao Scenic Spot


Nanshan Tourism Culture Zone


Major scenic spots and rural sites in Sanya together received a total of 919,700 visitors. The tourist arrivals at the major scenic spots in Sanya:


- Nanshan Tourism Culture Zone (150,500 visitors)

- Wuzhizhou Island (66,200 visitors)

- Sanya Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park (76,000 visitors)

- Sanya Tianya Haijiao Scenic Spot (81,600 visitors)

- Sanya Romance Park (185,200 visitors)

- Sanya Dongtian Park (23,700 visitors)

- Luhuitou Park (26,100 visitors)

- West Island (17,300 visitors)

- Atlantis Sanya resort complex (96,600 visitors)

- Haichang Fantasy Town (70,100 visitors)

- “The Red Detachment of Women” Performance Park (26,100 visitors)


Major rural sites in Sanya together received a total of 59,500 visitors, a year-on-year increase of 27.39 percent.


The tourist arrivals at the rural sites in Sanya:

- Sanya Yalong Bay International Rose Valley (19,700 visitors)

- Sanya Haitang Bay National Paddy Field Park (9,700 visitors)

- Zhongliao Village (2,200 visitors)

- Bohou Village (23,700 visitors)

- Damao Village – Sanya Sino-Nature Garden (4,100 visitors)


Air & rail passenger throughput




Further, from September 30th to October 7th, 2020, the city handled 838,700 passengers, a year-on-year increase of 6.63 percent.


During the same period, the Sanya Phoenix International Airport operated a total of 2,985 flights and passenger throughput reached 485,400. The Sanya Railway Station saw 353,300 passengers.


Tourist spending




Per-capita consumption of overnight visitors was RMB 2,446.86 per day during the holiday, and per-capita consumption of one-day tour visitors reached RMB 1,251.05.