After the adjustment in the mid and the late 1990s of last century, the economy of Sanya steps into a new period of development and maintains the two-figure growth speed and the average annul increases of 10.8%. In 2004, the GDP arrived 4,825 million RMB. Tourism is the leading industry in this city. Many famous hotels have been built in Sanya, such as Hyatt, Sheraton, Hilton, Marriot, Holiday Inn, Gloria and Shangri-la, etc. In 2004, the star-rated hotels received more than 3.63 million tourists, and the total revenue from tourism is 3914 million RMB.