Hotel industry on a roll in Xiamen with increasing star-rated hotels

Updated: 01 Dec 2012
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Benefiting from the flourishing tourism industry, hotel industry in Xiamen has grown by leaps and bounds over the past years.

According to the Xiamen Tourism Bureau, the number of star-rated hotels in the city reached 77 as of the 25th October, 2012, with a total of 14,587 guestrooms and suites, and the number is growing. The city has now become home to 15 five-star hotels, including Marco Polo Xiamen, Pan-Pacific Xiamen Hotel, Swiss International Hotel Xiamen and Le Meridien Xiamen Hotel.

As one of China’s top 10 tourism cities, Xiamen snatched first place on the list of Fujian’s top 5 popular tourist arrival cities and the most popular cities for overnight tourists in the third quarter of 2012, followed by Fuzhou, Quanzhou, Zhangzhou and Ningde. The hotel industry in the city has started to reap the benefits of the increasing overnight tourist arrivals.

The total operating revenue of star-rated hotels in Xiamen reached RMB727.5 million in the third quarter of this year, with 66% average occupancy rate. The average hotel rate of star-rated hotels in the city has reached RMB453.99 per night, an increase of RMB29.89 from the same period last year.

Xiamen plans to build 100 star-rated hotels during its 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015). And the revenue in its hotel industry is expected to reach RMB3 billion by the end of 2015.

The 15 five-star hotels in Xiamen:
Marco Polo Xiamen (厦门马哥孛罗东方大酒店)
Xiamen Yeohwa Hotel (厦门悦华酒店)
Pullman Xiamen Powerlong (厦门宝龙铂尔曼大酒店)
Xiamen Riyuegu Hotsprings Resort (厦门日月谷温泉度假酒店)
Sheraton Xiamen Hotel (厦门喜来登酒店)
Pan-Pacific Xiamen Hotel (厦门泛太平洋大酒店)
Xiamen Jingmin Central Hotel (厦门京闽中心大酒店)
Xiamen Peony International Hotel (厦门牡丹国际大酒店)
Crowne Plaza Paragon Xiamen (厦门磐基皇冠假日酒店)
Swiss International Hotel Xiamen (厦门瑞颐大酒店)
Gulangwan Hotel Xiamen (厦门鼓浪湾酒店)
Le Meridien Xiamen Hotel (厦门艾美酒店)
Xiamen Millennium Harbourview Hotel (厦门海景千禧大酒店)
Trithorn Hotspring Resort Xiamen (厦门翠丰温泉度假酒店)
Xiamen Jingmin North Bay Hotel (厦门京闽北海湾酒店)

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