Dalian has received over 500 thousand tourists on October 2 only

    On the second day of National Day holiday, tourists’ enthusiasm was still high, despite of the dropping temperature and strong wind. The number of tourists hit a small peak. Dalian received about 512.8 thousand tourists from home and abroad, with an increase of 11.67% year-on-year. Scenic spots took reception of more than 500 thousand people, rising by 6.58 percent year-on-year. Ticket revenue reached 2097.56 thousand yuan, witnessing an increase of 8.66 percent compared with last year.

    Yesterday, tourists for excursions and trans-provincial self-driving tour came to Dalian successively. The main tourist attractions were hot and the number of tourists rose sharply. Golden Pebble Beach National Tourist Resort, Tiger Beach Ocean Park, Sunasia Ocean World , Forest Zoo and other scenic spots all got a big increase in the number of tourists. The main star hotel occupancy rate reached over 80%.

On October 2, Dalian Tiger Beach Ocean Park greeted its tourist peak. The tourists mainly came from the northeast three provinces, Inner Mongolia, Shandong, Beijing, Tianjin and Tangshan. Besides, self-driving tourists from Shanghai, Suzhou, Anhui, Zhejiang and other provinces of East China have increased significantly. Dalian forest zoo also ushered in the peak of tourists. The number of admission was two times higher than that of October 1, which was mostly composed of individual tourists, and self-driving tourists mainly came from northeastern three provinces and Inner Mongolia. The number of Dalian citizens traveling overseas yesterday also hit a peak, whose major tourism destinations were Thailand, Japan and Southeast Asia.

    Dalian Municipal Tourism Development Commission continues to strengthen the supervision toward tourism market and conduct on-site supervision to hot scenic spots. Dalian Tourism Quality Supervision and Management Institute inspected the tour order of those scenic spots involving the north and south railway station square, Zhongnan road, the Tiger Beach Ocean Park, Xinghai Square and Sunasia Sea World. Seen from the inspection, the tourism order and management are quite good. Moreover, the service quality is obviously improved and the tourists’ awareness of civilization tourism is apparently enhanced. None of the travel agents and tour guides is found to be operating in violation of the rules.