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China’s Top Ski Resort Takes A Five-Star Trail

Yabuli Resort Invests Heavily, Attracting Three New Five-Star Hotels In The Past Year Alone

Sun Mountain at Yabuli is one of the resort's brand-new five-star luxury hotels

Sun Mountain at Yabuli is one of the resort's brand-new five-star luxury hotels

Today, PlanetSKI writes on an interesting development in the Chinese ski industry — still a nascent industry, by all accounts, but one that has grown exponentially in the last decade — as the Yabuli ski resort in China’s Heilongjiang province has announced that it will invest $100 million to upgrade its facilities and build two more five-star hotels. The resort, which had previously been criticized by some foreign skiers for sub-standard accommodations, is seeking to shed any semblance of this image by emerging as China’s premier international-level ski resort.

PlanetSKI succinctly illustrates how these developments will greatly appeal to the demands of both foreign and domestic skiers:

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