Tourist sites see travel peaks

Category: Tourist Ningbo
Published: Monday, 15 October 2012 01:01

The surge of travellers during the eight-day National Day holiday continues in Ningbo as fine weather extends to the fourth day of the holiday. Major tourist destinations in Ningbo received around 886,000 tourists, a year-on-year increase of 35.14 percent, according to statistics released yesterday by Municipal Holiday Office.

In the past few days, the major hotels in Ningbo's major tourist attractions such as the Simingshan National Forest Park, Cixi Dapeng Mountain, and the Dongqian Lake were fully booked up. Hotels in Yuyao also reported more than 90 per cent full.

The downtown hotels also see hot demand. Reservations of budget hotels rose sharply as a good selection of self-drive tourists. As many couples have chosen to hold their wedding ceremonies during the 8-day celebration, wedding banquet reservations in high-star hotels are now seeing increase. Statistics show that the city's high-star hotel reported an average booking rate of 68 percent yesterday