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China sees 96 mln domestic tourist trips during Dragon Boat Festival holiday [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2019-6-10 17:30:01 |Display all floors
China saw a total of 95.98 million domestic tourist trips made during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, up 7.7 percent from the same period last year, according to the country's Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Tourism revenue reached 39.33 billion yuan (about 5.7 billion U.S. dollars) during the holiday, which lasted from Friday to Sunday, up 8.6 percent year-on-year, the ministry said.

Various activities held across China to celebrate this year's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, which fell on Saturday, also attracted a large number of tourists, according to the ministry.

Trips to coastal cities surged during the holiday, said the ministry.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency

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Post time 2019-6-11 01:29:23 |Display all floors
That's going to add mightily to the GDP.

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Post time 2019-6-11 12:57:51 |Display all floors
Chinese tourists are strange lot; year in and year out, they get caught in heavy traffic jam, spending hours on the road just to get to scenic spots, and when they finally arrive, they end up in a sea of people, that proverbial 'People mountain, people sea!'  Yet, every year they still go through that ritual, never tired of it!  I enjoy watching their outings from the comfort of my home!

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