Spring Festival travel brings 513.9 bln yuan to China's tourism revenue

2019-02-11 03:03:33 GMT2019-02-11 11:03:33(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
Tourists visit Pingyao, a tourist attraction in north China's Shanxi Province, Feb. 10, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Liang Shengren) Tourists visit Pingyao, a tourist attraction in north China's Shanxi Province, Feb. 10, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Liang Shengren)
Tourists pose for photos in Zhangye, northwest China's Gansu Province, Feb. 9, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Wang Jiang) Tourists pose for photos in Zhangye, northwest China's Gansu Province, Feb. 9, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Wang Jiang)
Tourists visit Confucius Temple scenic area in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Feb. 8, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Wang Xin) Tourists visit Confucius Temple scenic area in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Feb. 8, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Wang Xin)
Tourists view black-headed gulls at Dianchi Lake in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 10, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Liang Zhiqiang) Tourists view black-headed gulls at Dianchi Lake in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 10, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Liang Zhiqiang)
Tourists visit the West Lake scenic area in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 10, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Ning Wenwu) Tourists visit the West Lake scenic area in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 10, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Ning Wenwu)
Virtual firework display is seen over Zhengding ancient town in north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 9, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Zhang Haiqiang) Virtual firework display is seen over Zhengding ancient town in north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 9, 2019. China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry. Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips. During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. (Xinhua/Zhang Haiqiang)

BEIJING, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- China's domestic tourism revenue gained 513.9 billion yuan (about 76.21 billion U.S. dollars) during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that ends Sunday, an annual increase of 8.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

A total of 415 million trips were made across the country during the holiday, rising by 7.6 percent year on year, according to the ministry.

Traditional culture was one of the travelers' favorites during the holiday, as a survey by an institution under the ministry showed that about 40 percent of the travelers had visited museums on their trips.

During the Spring Festival holiday last year, 386 million trips were made domestically, contributing to an increase of 475 billion yuan in China's travel revenue. 

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