The government of Beihai, Southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, one of the most popular summer vacation destinations in China, is striving to answer the requests of more than 2,000 tourists, who were stranded there due to a sudden COVID-19 flare-up.
Beihai government is arranging accommodation for those who could not get a hotel room, and trapped tourists are also waiting in hotels for further arrangements.
Beihai government officials said at a Monday conference that it has established a special team to deal with the requests of more than 2,000 tourists, who were forced to extend their stay in the city because of a sudden COVID-19 flare-up and restrictive measures that came with it.
Several hotels on Weizhou Island also reduced or remitted hotel fees for stranded tourists, the Global Times learned on Monday.
For tourists who could not make it to Beihai due to the sudden flare-up, the government asked hotels to refund fees to those guests, and it is coordinating with 11 airline companies to do the same.
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