tourism in Ningbo made a great progress in both the amount of customers and tourism
income after more than ten
years development. In 2000, there were 123,600 international tourists/time, and
12,300,000 domestic tourists/time, 55,880,000 USD tourism income for foreign currency,
total tourism income is 11.5 billion RMB Yuan, which took 9.7% of the GDP in Ningbo.
scenic spots and the facilities reached a certain level after several years development.
Till now, there are more than ten comparatively mature scenic spots like Xi Kou
scenic spot, Teng Tou ecological scenic spot, Song Lan Shan Seashore Resorts and
Dong Qian Lake Resort. Out of which Xi Kou and Teng Tou is national 4A scenic
spots; there are 78 tourist hotels in Ningbo and out of which 72 are star hotels;
there are 57 travel agencies; nearly ten tourist land/sea transportation services.
During the tenth five-year plan, the tourism facilities will
be further developed and the management level will be improved. A well planed
development strategy will be featured, famous scenic spots like Dong Qian Lake,
He Mu Du, Xi Kou will be presented. "One circle and four spots" will
be formed for Ningbo tourism, which based on the development of city tour, include
Yao river culture, Fen Hua famous people and mountain tourism spots, East seashore
resorts, plus spring and old town ecological tourism spots, it will make a solid
foundation for Ningbo to become a famous tourism city.
Spots for Tourism