CNTA Publishes Annual Renewal Results Of Star-grade Hotels For 2007

The China National Tourism Administration has published the 2007 renewal results for star-grade hotels in China.

CNTA said that in 2007, all levels of star-grade hotel assessment commissions around the country reviewed a total of 10,409 star-grade hotels, which accounted for 72.7% of the total number.

Of these, 738 star-grade hotels had been punished for infractions to different degrees, representing 7.1% of the total number of hotels reviewed for renewal. A total of 384 hotels had their star-grade qualifications revoked; 152 were required to rectify problems within a set time; 106 had their renewals deferred; and the number of hotels which had their stars downgraded, or were given a yellow warning and a notice of criticism, was 96.

According to the list published by CNTA, the hotels with problems included two five-star, 31 four-star, 203 three-star, 455 two-star, and 47 one-star hotels.