According to the Municipal Tourism Bureau, Dalian welcomed 351.8 thousand tourists on the 5th day of the national Day holiday,an increase of 11.78%. Tourist attractions and hotels welcomed 484.4 thousand tourists from home and abroad, an increase of 6.79 percent. The ticket sales realized 20389. 5 thousand yuan, an increase of 6.16 percent. The occupancy rate of hotels and restaurantshit 82.1 percent.
“Seeing Dalian on the sea” is the most popular program with tourists who took ships from the Tiger Beach to enjoy the scenery of Dalian. Yinggeshi Botanical Gardenheld the chrysanthemum show and celebrated the flowers and lights festival. The chrysanthemum show with millions of chrysanthemums meandering on the vast land shocked the tourists with beauty. The flowers and lights festival lit the night of the national day with over 20 romantic landscape figures that occupied a thousand mu of area.
The tourist capacity of Forest Zoo and Shengya Ocean World reached the historical peak. At the Forest Zoo, tourists can scan the two-dimensional codes in the Panda hall, the Rainforest Reptile Hall and the Happy Primate Park to know about the small animals.Tourists in the Shengya Ocean World can get knowledge on marine animals and the marine world through the touch screen.
The romantic and fashionable Donggang and Oriental Waterside Town have become the highlights of Dalian tourism and attract a large number of tourists and citizens every day. People can walk in the square and enjoy the charm of the sea and the fashion of Dalian in the breeze. In the Oriental Waterside Town, tourists take the Chinese version of the "Gondola cruise" to see the scenery on both sides.