ShenyangBotanicalGardeninNortheastChina’sLiaoningProvincereceivea’severewarning’afteritsratinghasbeenremovedonThursday，April2，2015.[Photo:baidu]国家旅游局组织各地开展了旅游市场秩序专项整治行动，各地共有44家A级旅游景区被摘牌，12家旅行社被吊销经营许可证。此次行动中，重点整治欺行霸市、垄断市场、非法经营、欺客宰客、强迫消费等行为。2015年1月至春节期间，据统计，31个省区市组织开展旅游市场秩序专项检查5490次(其中，开展联合检查2037次)，出动检查人员78135人次。有44家A级旅游景区被摘牌，有1家5A级旅游景区被严重警告、9家5A级旅游景区被警告；有12家旅行社被吊销经营许可证、33家旅行社受到责令停业整顿处罚。（名单见后） Nanjing Confucius Temple Qinhuaihe River Scenic Area in East China’s Jiangsu Province receive a ‘warning’ after its rating has been removed on Thursday， April 2， 2015. [Photo: baidu]A number of highly rated Chinese tourist attractions have fallen from grace after a crack down on irregularities in the industry saw them stripped of their status.Ratings awarded to 44 tourist attractions， mostly in 2A and 3A categories， have been removed， China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) said Thursday.Among them are 16 sites in east China’s Shandong Province and Meitianya Tropical Ocean World in the famous resort city of Sanya. Hangzhou Qiandao Scenic Area in East China’s Zhejiang Province receive a ‘warning’ after its rating has been removed on Thursday， April 2， 2015. [Photo: baidu]China adopts a five-tier tourist attractions rating system based on criteria such as the importance of the site， transportation and sanitation. 1A is the lowest and 5A the best.The CNTA started a campaign from January to fix issues including market monopoly， illegal business operation， bullying tourists and forced shopping. Wutai Mountain Scenic Area in North China’s Shanxi Province receive a ‘warning’ after its rating has been removed on Thursday， April 2， 2015. [Photo: baidu]Nine 5A scenic spots were given a “warning”， which include Nanjing Confucius Temple Qinghuaihe River Scenic Area and Hangzhou Qiandao Scenic Area. Another 5A spot， Shenyang Botanical Garden， in northeast China’s Liaoning Province， received a “severe warning.”Business license of 12 travel agencies have been revoked and 33 others were ordered to stop business till internal rectification is done.