Around 135 million trips made to China during the New Year holidays

Around 135 million trips made to China during the New Year holidays

A total of 135 million trips were made in China during the three-day New Year holiday from December 30, 2023 to 1er January 2024, we learn from the statistics published by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

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Tourists visiting the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.
Photo: Xinhua/VNA/CVN

According to the ministry, this number is 155.3% higher than the same period last year and represents an increase of 9.4% compared to 2019.

During this period, the total revenue of China’s tourism market exceeded 79.73 billion yuan (about 11.27 billion US dollars), double that of last year’s holiday season and an increase of 5.6% in annual terms compared to 2019, the ministry added.

Xinhua/VNA/CVN

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