Over 300 million domestic trips made in China during holiday

BY :Xinhua

UPDATED :January 28, 2023


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Passengers go through ticket barriers at Nanning East Railway Station in Nanning, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, January 27, 2023. Railway stations, highways and airports across China are bracing for a fresh travel peak as a growing number of travelers hit the road and return to work after a week-long Spring Festival holiday which ends on January 27. (Xinhua/Lu Bo'an)
About 308 million domestic trips were made in China during this year's Spring Festival holiday, up 23.1 percent year on year, said the country's Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Domestic tourism revenue generated during the week-long holiday totaled 375.8 billion yuan (around US$ 55.52 billion), up 30 percent year on year, statistics from the ministry showed.
A total of 10,739 A-level tourist attractions, 73.5 percent of the country's total, were open as normal during the holiday.
During the holiday, various cultural and tourist activities also took place nationwide to stimulate nighttime consumption, said the ministry.

Editor: Annie