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"Golden Week" in tourism revenue

2012-10-08 03:18:24 GMT2012-10-08 11:18:24(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Tourists visit the Jingshan Park in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 3, 2012. China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, National Tourism Administration (NTA) statistics showed Sunday. The country's 119 major scenic spots received a total of 34.25 million visitors during the eight-day holiday, up 20.96 percent from the corresponding period last year. Tourism income surged by nearly a quarter from 2011 to 1.77 billion yuan (278.39 million U.S. dollars), the NTA said. (Xinhua/Wang Junfeng)

Tourists visit the Confucius Temple in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. 1, 2012. China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, National Tourism Administration (NTA) statistics showed Sunday. The country's 119 major scenic spots received a total of 34.25 million visitors during the eight-day holiday, up 20.96 percent from the corresponding period last year. Tourism income surged by nearly a quarter from 2011 to 1.77 billion yuan (278.39 million U.S. dollars), the NTA said. (Xinhua/Wang Xin)

Tourists visit the Bund area in Shanghai, east China, Sept. 30, 2012. China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, National Tourism Administration (NTA) statistics showed Sunday. The country's 119 major scenic spots received a total of 34.25 million visitors during the eight-day holiday, up 20.96 percent from the corresponding period last year. Tourism income surged by nearly a quarter from 2011 to 1.77 billion yuan (278.39 million U.S. dollars), the NTA said. (Xinhua/Pan Huaqing)

Tourists visit the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 1, 2012. China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, National Tourism Administration (NTA) statistics showed Sunday. The country's 119 major scenic spots received a total of 34.25 million visitors during the eight-day holiday, up 20.96 percent from the corresponding period last year. Tourism income surged by nearly a quarter from 2011 to 1.77 billion yuan (278.39 million U.S. dollars), the NTA said. (Xinhua/Hu Guolin)

Tourists visit Nanjing Road in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 4, 2012. China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, National Tourism Administration (NTA) statistics showed Sunday. The country's 119 major scenic spots received a total of 34.25 million visitors during the eight-day holiday, up 20.96 percent from the corresponding period last year. Tourism income surged by nearly a quarter from 2011 to 1.77 billion yuan (278.39 million U.S. dollars), the NTA said. (Xinhua/Zheng Xianzhang)

Tourists visit the Yueyaquan scenic zone in Dunhuang, northwest China's Gansu Province, Oct. 4, 2012. China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, National Tourism Administration (NTA) statistics showed Sunday. The country's 119 major scenic spots received a total of 34.25 million visitors during the eight-day holiday, up 20.96 percent from the corresponding period last year. Tourism income surged by nearly a quarter from 2011 to 1.77 billion yuan (278.39 million U.S. dollars), the NTA said. (Xinhua/Zhang Xiaoliang)

Tourists visit an ecological scenic spot in Dongying, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 6, 2012. China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, National Tourism Administration (NTA) statistics showed Sunday. The country's 119 major scenic spots received a total of 34.25 million visitors during the eight-day holiday, up 20.96 percent from the corresponding period last year. Tourism income surged by nearly a quarter from 2011 to 1.77 billion yuan (278.39 million U.S. dollars), the NTA said. (Xinhua/Dong Naide)

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